Lake Guntersville State Park


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Fishing Lake Guntersville

Lake Guntersville is located in North Alabama between Bridgeport and Guntersville. Alabama's largest lake contains 69,000 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. Guntersville fish habitat includes Milfoil and Hydrilla 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 largemouth bass, although bream, bluegill, redear sunfish and longear sunfish, crappie, sauger, and catfish attract their fair share of anglers. Kayak anglers like Lake Guntersville because of its numerous boat ramps. rated Lake Guntersville as one of the top waters for fishing from a kayak in 2013.

The following tournament schedule is subject to changes    

Fishing Tournaments:


  •   4/15        D&M Home Outdoors Tournament 
  •   4/22        Fishers of Men 
  •   4/29        Bass Whackers    
  •    5/6         Fishers of Men 
  •    9/16       Cast for a Cure              

For more information on booking a fishing tournament at Lake Guntersville State Park please contact Heather McCann at 256-505-6630 or  email 

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