Best Places for Bass Fishing in Alabama

Weiss Lake pic
Weiss Lake
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As a founding partner at Gentle Turner Sexton and Harbison LLC in Fultondale, Alabama, Edgar Gentle serves as a special master and settlement administrator. Over the past two decades, he has assisted in creating and administering more than $2.5 billion in settlements. In his spare time, Edgar Gentle enjoys bass fishing at his lake houses in Pell City and Cedar Bluff. Here are some of the best places to go bass fishing in Alabama.

1. In Cherokee County, Weiss Lake, also known as the “Crappie Capital of the World,” is known for its abundance of striped and largemouth bass. Covering more than 30,000 acres, the lake has been reported as one of the top fishing locations in the state.

2. On the Coosa River, Logan Martin Lake is a reservoir created in 1965 to be used for hydroelectric power generation. It is a little over half the size of Weiss Lake but is known for its large amount of spotted and largemouth bass.

3. The largest lake in the state, Lake Guntersville covers 69,000 acres and is about 75 miles from Logan Martin Lake. Avid bass fishers worldwide know this location as a great place for big bass fishing.

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