Fishing At Wilson Lake
AKA: Lake Wilson
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, white bass, yellow perch, hybrid striped bass and striped bass, sauger at Wilson Lake in Alabama.
A smallmouth bass haven, Wilson Lake is nestled between Florence and Decatur, AL on the Tennessee River. This 15,000-acre lake has over 150 miles of shoreline which houses a wide variety of fish species. In addition to smallmouth there are largemouth and spotted bass residing here. Crappie, catfish, bluegill, white bass, yellow perch and both stripers and hybrid stripers also populate the lake and offer a multitude of fishing opportunities. If you like to fish from shore, there are numerous spots to wet a line - including a fishing pier with handicap access. Boat docks, timber, bluffs and some backwater brush provide the primary cover for predator fish species. Schooling fish follow the bait - typically deep in summer and winter, moving shallower in Spring and Fall. Numerous boat ramps are located around the lake for launching pleasure and fishing boats of all kinds. Kayaks, canoes and small fishing boats can be portaged from many of the shoreline fishing locations. Marinas, stores, camping and lodging are also scattered around the lake for convenience.
Primary fish species residing in Wilson Lake
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Wilson Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
McFarland Park Campground - 256 740-8817
B & J Campground & RV Park - 256 665-5210
Heritage Acres RV Park - 256 383-7368
Florence City Campground - 256 740-8817
Tuscumbia RV Park - 866 930-7275
Fisherman's Resort Campground - 256 810-1880
Wilson Lake AL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Colbert Alloys Park
180 Alloys Park Ln
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
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Wilson Lake provides some of the best smallmouth bass fishing on the Tennessee River in AL.