Fishing At R L Harris Reservoir
AKA: Lake Wedowee
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, redeye bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, yellow perch and striped bass at Lake Harris in Alabama.
Offering a nice variety of fish species, R L Harris Reservoir, AKA Lake Wedowee, is a 10,600-acre lake located in east-northeast Alabama, just west of Wedowee. Search the rocky 271 miles of shoreline for points, brush and boat docks as a good place to locate bass. Crappie can be caught on summer nights around lighted docks, or using crappie lights. The lake also has significant populations of catfish, yellow perch, striped bass, bluegill and other sunfish. There are boat ramps available to the public, a marina and rental boats.
Primary fish species residing in R L Harris Reservoir
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Lake Wedowee Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NO
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Molly's Pontoon Rental
Rentals: Bass boats and pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Cresent Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, east side, off Cresent Ridge Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Highway 48 Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, at the west end of the AL State Route 48 Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Lonnie White Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, east side, off Bradley Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Swagg Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, west side, off County Road 329, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Tranquility Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off County Road 888, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.
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No Campgrounds Or RV Parks Nearby
R L Harris Reservoir AL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lakeside Marina, Market & Grill
21143 Highway 431
Wedowee, Alabama 36278
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R L Harris Reservoir provides some of the best boating and fishing in east-northeast Alabama.