Lake Guntersville State Park


Alabama State Parks Is Basecamp for Fishing

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 numerous boat ramps. rated Lake Guntersville as one of the top waters for fishing from a kayak in 2013.


Fishing Tournaments:

  • 09/16          Mayer Electric
  • 10/09          Spro Frog Fishing Launch
  • 10/15          Big Bass Classic
  • 10/22          Professional Edge Fishing
  • 10/23          Spire Energy 
  • 11/20          Al. Bass Trail 
  • 04/09          NW Al Fishers of Men 
  • 09/23          Cast for a Cure 
  • 10/22          Professional Edge Fishing 
  • 10/23          Spire Energy Fishing
  • 11/20          Al Bass Trail 


Additional Information:

Book a fishing tournament with the park office by contacting Heather McCann at 256-505-6630