Public Fishing Lakes in Alabama

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  • Post last modified:June 22, 2021

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

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Name of LakesArea (In Acre)Location

Escambia County Lake

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

Chambers County Lake

1835 miles southeast of La Fayette on Chambers County Road 83

Walker County Lake

1633 miles southeast of Jasper off old US Route 78

Lee County Lake

1306 miles southeast of Opelika

DeKalb County Lake

120a mile north of Sylvania off County Road 47

Madison County Lake

10511 miles east of Huntsville

Bibb County Lake

1005 miles north of Centreville off Alabama State Route 5

Dallas County Lake

10011 miles south fo Selma off Alabama Highway 41

Monroe County Lake

945 miles west of Beatrice off County Road 50

Dale County Lake

921 mile north of Roy Parker Road in Ozark

Washington County Lake

842 miles west of Millry off county Road 34

Barbour County Lake

756 miles north of Clayton off county road 49

Lamar County Lake

688 miles west of Vernon on Alabama State Route 18

Fayette County Lake

606 miles southeast of Fayette off County Road 26

Crenshaw County Lake

535 miles south of Luverne off US Route 331

Pike County Lake

455 miles south of Troy off County Road 39

Clay County Lake

381 mile west of Delta on Alabama Highway 47

Marion County Lake

376 miles north of Guin off US Route 43

Geneva County Lake

3320 miles southwest of Enterprise off County Road 63

Bankhead Lake

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

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