Lake Lurleen near Northport, Alabama
Lake Lurleen is not a lake to visit if you are looking for serious fishing for big fish. Instead, this little lake is best for families who are looking for tons of action for decent size fish. Catfish are excellent but there are also good panfish and bass here. Catfish can be caught by fishing near the bottom early or late in the day with shrimp, prepared bait, worms, minnows, and catalpa worms. Try fishing for bass from a small boat with dark topwater lures, spinnerbaits, soft plastics, and small crankbaits. The bass can be found all over the lake, but they prefer to hang out in the shallows during the spring spawn and around weedlines and drop offs the rest of the year. The panfish can be caught in the same spots the bass are and they will bite anything live bait.
Lake Lurleen Fishing near Northport, Alabama
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Details for Lake Lurleen
Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 33.287060 -87.683342
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Description for Lake Lurleen, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
Lake Lurleen is a reservoir located just 7.3 miles from Northport, in Tuscaloosa County, in the state of Alabama, United States, near Arnedra Subdivision, AL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including crappie, bream, bluegill, catfish and largemouth bass here. Alternate names for this reservoir include Tuscaloosa County Lake.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Alabama Fish & Wildlife
Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times
chart to determine when the fish will be most active.