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Press Release

Walker County Public Fishing Lake to Reopen on March 21

March 19, 2014

Walker County Public Fishing Lake will reopen on Friday, March 21, 2014, under the operation of new lake manager Charlie Skalnik. The lake had been temporarily closed pending the hiring of a new lake manager. The 163-acre lake is located three miles southeast of Jasper, Ala., off US Highway 78.
 
The lake offers public restrooms, a covered fishing pier, a boat ramp and a covered pavilion. Bait, fishing tackle and snacks may be purchased at the lake. In addition to a valid fishing license, a daily $3 fishing permit is required. 
 
For more information about Walker County Public Fishing Lake, call the lake manager at (205) 221-1801; the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, Fisheries Section at (334) 242-3471; or click here.
 
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralabama.com .
 
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