Fishing on Lake Gutersville
Lake Guntesville is located in north Alabama between Bridgeport and Guntersville.Alabama's largest lake contains 69,100 acres and stretches 75 miles from Nickajack Dam to Guntersville Dam. Free boat ramps and private marinas dot the lake's perimeter. Fishing, boating, camping, hunting and eagle watching are popular sports in the area. Eagle watching centers onGuntersville State Park and the dam during the winter, though some bald eagles stay all year. Guntersville lake fish habitat includes milfoil and hydilla weed beds from which big bass explode on topwater baits.
Though most noted nationally for large bass, Lake Guntersville is home to quality angling for a variety of fish. Historically, about two-thirds of the anglers on Lake Guntersville target large mouth bass, although bream, bluegill, red ear sun fish and long ear sun fish), crappie, sauger and catfish attrat their fair share of anglers.
Kayak anglers like Guntersville because numerous boat ramps dot the shoreline. Yakangler.com rated Lake Guntersville one of the top waters for fishing from a kayak in 2013.
Here is a list of tournaments and beach area events.
5/17/14 Radical Tackle Team- Launch Time:Safe Light, Weigh in at 2:00 pm at Lake Guntersville State Park beach area
5/18/14 West Georgia Bass Club- Launch Time: Safe Light, Weigh in at 2:00 pm at Lake Guntersville State Park beach area.
6/28/14 Airport Marine Ala. Nation Bass Team Trail- Launch Time:Safe Light, Weigh in at 3:00 pm at Lake Guntersville State Park beach area.
7/26/14 Baumhower's Shrimp & BBQ Fest-All Day Event
8/2/14 Cast for Kids Tournament-Launch 8:00 am at Lake Guntersville State Park beach area No Weigh in
8/16/14 American Bass Angler two day tournament with registration at Guntersville Rereation Center on 8/15/14 and Weigh in at 2:00 pm at Lake Guntersville State Park beach area.
For more information contact
Matthew Evans at 256-505-6618 or Email him at email@example.com
For information on fishing in and around Guntersville go to
Lake Guntersville State Park Headquarters Contact: