Fishing in Alabama

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Top Fishing Spots in Alabama

Lake Martin
Lake Martin is a great place to reel in a catch. In fact, the lake is known as one of the state's best winter bass fisheries. Lake Martin is great for families.
Wheeler Lake
Cabins, a marina and a group lodge line this reservoir on the Tennessee River.
Guntersville State Park
The park boasts a restaurant, camping, cabins and a resort lodge. Boat rentals, hiking trails, and golfing are also available.
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Common Catches in Alabama

Greater Amberjack
Greater Amberjack
The greater amberjack is the largest and the most sought after jack by sport fishermen because of its qualities as a game fish.
Tarpon
Tarpon
The tarpon was one of the first saltwater species to be declared a game fish.
Bluefish
Bluefish
Anglers can sniff out bluefish by their smell, which is something like fresh cucumbers.
Black Crappie
Black Crappie
Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family. Black crappies can be found in large ponds and shallow areas of lakes.
Spotted Bass
Spotted Bass
Many anglers who catch a spotted bass believe they have caught a largemouth bass.
Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish
The Channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value. The Channel catfish is most abundant in the central part of U.S. and southern states.

Alabama Fishing Tips And Information

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Reefs, hills and shallows are some the best saltwater fishing locations.

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River Fishing

River Fishing

Get river fishing tips, freshwater fishing techniques and more to help you catch more fish

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Lake & Pond Structures

Lake & Pond Structures

Learn about the structures in lakes and ponds. Learn where to find fish, tips and more.

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