Fishing At Lake Tuscaloosa
AKA: Tuscaloosa Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill and redear sunfish at Lake Tuscaloosa in Alabama.
Considered on of the tougher lakes for catching bass, Lake Tuscaloosa can also surprise you with some excellent days on the water. Alabama spotted bass are a treat here and often run in packs. This 5,900-acre reservoir located 5 miles north of Tuscaloosa in west-central Alabama has 177 miles of shoreline to explore. Marinas, as well as public and private boat ramps, provide boating access and services to anglers and pleasure boaters alike. Canoes and kayaks can be launched at several locations around the lake from areas where shoreline fishing is also available. Catfish, crappie bluegill and sunfish also make Tuscaloosa Reservoir their home, and are available for catching.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Tuscaloosa
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Lake Tuscaloosa Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Pier 43 on Lake Tuscaloosa
Rentals: Pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Binion Creek Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, northeast side, at the north end of the US Highway 43 Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Sharpes Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Sharpes Lake Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Bob's Campground & Marina - 205 333-1397
Mount Olive RV Park - 205 534-9591
Lakewood RV & Mobile Home Park - 205 339-9555
Lake Tuscaloosa AL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Blue Heron Marina of Tuscaloosa
13458 N River Farm Dr
Northport, AL 35473
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Lake Tuscaloosa in Alabama.
General Fishing Info
Information about fishing lakes in Alabama
Lake Tuscaloosa provides quality fishing for Alabama spotted bass in west-central Alabama.