20 Public Fishing Lakes in Alabama

The Fishing lakes located in 6 districts, the department of Alabama wildlife and freshwater fisheries division and department of conservation and natural resources controls 23 public lakes in 20 counties in total surface area of 1,912 acres which range from 13 to 84 acres of lakes. All the lakes that reserved for fishing is opened to public, the program was started in 1940s and unchanged till now. The common fishes found here are large-mouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish channel catfish and rainbow trout. The Fishing lakes are famous here as that allows to fishing and thousands of people gather here to fishing in particular seasons in the year.

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Name of Lakes Area (In Acre) Location

Escambia County Lake

184 Conecuh National Forest 23 miles east of Brewton off Co. 11

Chambers County Lake

183 5 miles southeast of La Fayette on Chambers County Road 83

Walker County Lake

163 3 miles southeast of Jasper off old US Route 78

Lee County Lake

130 6 miles southeast of Opelika

DeKalb County Lake

120 a mile north of Sylvania off County Road 47

Madison County Lake

105 11 miles east of Huntsville

Bibb County Lake

100 5 miles north of Centreville off Alabama State Route 5

Dallas County Lake

100 11 miles south fo Selma off Alabama Highway 41

Monroe County Lake

94 5 miles west of Beatrice off County Road 50

Dale County Lake

92 1 mile north of Roy Parker Road in Ozark

Washington County Lake

84 2 miles west of Millry off county Road 34

Barbour County Lake

75 6 miles north of Clayton off county road 49

Lamar County Lake

68 8 miles west of Vernon on Alabama State Route 18

Fayette County Lake

60 6 miles southeast of Fayette off County Road 26

Crenshaw County Lake

53 5 miles south of Luverne off US Route 331

Pike County Lake

45 5 miles south of Troy off County Road 39

Clay County Lake

38 1 mile west of Delta on Alabama Highway 47

Marion County Lake

37 6 miles north of Guin off US Route 43

Geneva County Lake

33 20 miles southwest of Enterprise off County Road 63

Bankhead Lake

River origin is Black Warrior River, and located in  Jefferson  between Tuscaloosa County
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