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Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, striped bass and hybrid striped bass at Lay Lake in Alabama.

Lay Lake, AL

A favorite destination of boating enthusiasts and fishermen alike, Lay Lake is a popular lake for bass tournaments. Spotted and largemouth bass are favorite targets here on this 12,000-acre lake, located 30 miles south of Birmingham. Nearly 300 miles of shoreline, scattered with brush, steep banks and boat docks, are ideal hangouts for bass. The lake also has healthy populations of crappie, sunfish striped bass and hybrid stripers. Several stretches of shoreline are accessible for fishing from the bank, including areas nearby some of the boat launch ramps around the lake. Marinas, fish camps, bait stores, boat rentals, camping and other amenities enhance a stay at Lay Lake. Whether you like to fish from a canoe or kayak, a power boat, or the family pontoon, there are multitudes fish waiting to indulge you here.

Fishing Boats For Rent In Alabama

Primary fish species residing in Lay Lake

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Lay Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: YES

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Trident Marine Lay Lake
Rentals: Pontoon boats
256-286-0050

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Beeswax Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Beeswax Park Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Cedar Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off County Road 31, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.

Lacoosa Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Lake Shore Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Narrows Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off County Road 400, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Lay Lake Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off County Road 607, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Okomo Camp Ground & Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off County Road 406, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Paint Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Paint Creek State Ramp Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Paradise Point Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Paradise Point Marina Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.

Marinas

LaCoosa Marina on Lay Lake
150 Lake Shore Dr
Shelby, AL 35143
205 917-0801

Paradise Point Marina & RV
231 Paradise Point Drive
Columbiana, AL 35051
205 669-1515

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Waxahatchee Marina & Campground - 205 669-0330

Hawks RV Park - 205 670-0016

Okomo Camp Ground And Boat Launch - 205 830-7437

Beeswax Creek Park Campground - 205 991-2015

Wilson Village Campground - 204 541-4600

Yellowleaf Campground & RV Park - 205 420-3896

Peach Queen Campground - 205 688-2573

Lay Lake AL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lay Lake
Waxahatchee Marina On Lay Lake
265 Waxahatchee Rd
Shelby, AL 35143
205 669-0330

 

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Lay Lake provides some of the best spotted and largemouth bass fishing in east-central Alabama.

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