Barbour County Public Lake Dam Fishing Report near Clayton, Alabama

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Fishing Pre-spawn

on January 19th

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

Fishing Barbour County Lake

on October 16th

Bass fishing is good year-round, with the biggest usually caught from February through April when they are near the bank. Bluegill and redear sunfish are caught by bank and boat anglers from late spring through summer. Catfish are caught year-round, but the summer and late fall months are best.

Bass & Bluegill, Limited Open Days

on June 16th

This lake is currently closed, but is open July through November on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It's a State-run lake, and bass, bluegill, and sunfish are the most popular catches. Concessions, bathrooms, and picnic areas are available around this 75 acre lake. On open days, you can fish from sunrise to sunset. Call the manager at (334) 775-1054 to verify the schedule before making the trip.

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Species Caught: Bluegill

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