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Fishing At Lake Guntersville

AKA: Guntersville Reservoir

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, longear sunfish, redear sunfish, striped bass and sauger at Lake Guntersville in Alabama.

Alabama's largest lake, Lake Guntersville is a 68,000-acre reservoir located on the Tennessee River in the northeast corner of Alabama. The lake spans 75 miles from Nickajack Dam to Guntersville Dam with over 950 miles of shoreline. Guntersville is known as a quality bass reservoir, yet has much more to offer. Crappie, catfish, stripers, sauger, bluegill and other sunfish are also plentiful here. Marinas and public boat ramps are scattered up and down the lake for launching pontoons, pleasure boats and fishing boats of all kinds. At Lake Guntersville State Park there is shoreline access for those who wish to fish from the bank or launch a canoe or kayak. There are plenty of campgrounds at or nearby the lake, along with restaurants, stores, boat rentals, fishing supplies and other amenities to enhance your trip. Come for a few days of fishing, or bring the family for an extended vacation.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Guntersville

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Longear Sunfish Redear Sunfish Striped bass Sauger

Lake Guntersville Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Honeycomb Campground - 256 582-9882

Riverview Campground - 256 582-3014

Georgia Mountain RV Resort - 256 505-3010

Little Mountain Marina Reservation Campground - 256 582-8211

Honeycomb Haven Rv Park - 615 423-4059

Marshall County Park Campground - 256 582-2193

Fisherman's Rest RV Park - 256 505-8125

Lake Guntersville State Park Campground - 256 571-5455

Lakeside Campground - 256 582-8051

Seibold Camp Ground - 256 582-0040

Blue Heron RV Resort - 256 571-7527

Little Mountain Marina Campground - 256 582-1280

Eagle's landing Campground - RV Park - 256 218-1259

Crawford RV Park Campground - 256 574-5366

Jackson County Park Campground - 256 574-4719

Lake Guntersville AL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Guntersville
Alred Marina
351 Marina Rd
Guntersville, AL 35976
256 582-4400

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Lake Guntersville in Alabama.

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Lake Guntersville, the largest lake in AL, provides fishing for a wide variety of fish species.

Fishing on Lake Guntersville.