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Fishing At Lake Tuscaloosa

AKA: Tuscaloosa Reservoir

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

Considered on of the tougher lakes for catching bass, Lake Tuscaloosa can also surprise you with some excellent days on the water. Alabama spotted bass are a treat here and often run in packs. This 5,900-acre reservoir located 5 miles north of Tuscaloosa in west-central Alabama has 177 miles of shoreline to explore. Marinas, as well as public and private boat ramps, provide boating access and services to anglers and pleasure boaters alike. Canoes and kayaks can be launched at several locations around the lake from areas where shoreline fishing is also available. Catfish, crappie bluegill and sunfish also make Tuscaloosa Reservoir their home, and are available for catching.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Tuscaloosa

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish

Lake Tuscaloosa Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Bob's Campground & Marina - 205 333-1397

Mount Olive RV Park - 205 534-9591

Lakewood RV & Mobile Home Park - 205 339-9555

Lake Tuscaloosa AL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Tuscaloosa
Blue Heron Marina of Tuscaloosa
13458 N River Farm Dr
Northport, AL 35473
205 366-9400

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Lake Tuscaloosa provides quality fishing for Alabama spotted bass in west-central Alabama.

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