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Fishing At Lewis Smith Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, white bass and striped bass at Smith Lake in Alabama.

Known for monster striped bass, Smith Lake AKA Lewis Smith Lake is a 21,000-acre lake located in north-central Alabama about an hour north of Birmingham. In addition to big stripers, catfish, crappie, bluegill, white bass, sunfish and largemouth, spotted and smallmouth bass all thrive here. With over 500 miles of shoreline everyone can wet a line and know there is that chance of catching the fish of a lifetime. Much of the shoreline is dotted with boat docks, rocks and trees which all hold fish from time to time. Multiple boat ramps and marinas serve the public with gas, launching, fishing tackle, sundries, ice, food and a host of other items to enhance boating, fishing and camping trips at the lake. Bring your pleasure or fishing boat or find boat rentals locally. Choose from multiple campgrounds around the lake as headquarters for a family vacation or a weekend fishing trip.

Primary fish species residing in Lewis Smith Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish White Bass Striped bass

Smith Lake Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Smith Lake Park Campground - 256 739-2916

Speegle's Marina & Campground - 256 734-0698

Hidden Cove RV Resort Campground - 205 221-7042

Clear Creek Campground - 205 384-4792

Lakeshore Cabins & RV Campground - 361 438-4811

Smith Lake RV & Cabin Resort - 256 709-1820

Good Hope Campground - 256 739-1319

Smith Lake AL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lewis Smith Lake
Smith Lake Park & Campground
403 Co Rd 386
Cullman, AL 35057
256 739-2916

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