Madison County Lake Fishing Report near New Market, Alabama

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Fishing Pre-spawn

  1/19/2013 7:00 AM

Bass are moving shallow right now and stocking up for the pre-spawn and can be caught on squarebill crankbaits and jerkbaits near weeds and brush piles. Catfish can be caught on live and cut shad and liver fished near shallow and deep cover. Crappie can be caught on minnows and jigs near brush piles and fallen trees in the shallows.


Fishing Madison County Lake

  10/16/2012 7:00 AM

Bass fishing is good year-round, with the biggest usually caught from March through May when they are near the bank feeding. Bream, bluegill and redear sunfish (shellcracker), are caught by bank and boat anglers from late spring through summer. Channel catfish are caught year-round, but the summer and late fall months are best. Crappie fishing is best from late February through April. Rainbow trout are stocked in a 1-1/2 acre area of Madison County Lake. Trout season opens the Friday after Thanksgiving. Trout also stocked in December and January.


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