Guide To Taking Kids Fishing In Alabama
Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in AL.
Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life. We encourage you to invest the time in Alabama kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.
Places in Alabama to take kids fishing
Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Yellowhammer State.
- East Lake Park
- Oak Mountain State Park
- Lake Mitchell
- Pickwick Lake
- Spring Park
- McFarland Park
- Wilson Lake
- Lake Neely Henry
- Brahan Spring Park
- Madison County Lake
- Chickasabogue Park
- Dauphin Island Pier
- Gulf State Park
- Langan Park
- Lusher Park
- McNally Park
- Meaher State Park
- Lake Jordan
- Lake Tuscaloosa
- Holt Reservoir
- Oliver Reservoir
Alabama offers many opportunities for kids to fish and experience the thrill of the “tap-tap-tap”. Watch the eyes of a youth light up no matter how big or small their catch may be. You have the opportunity to experience it with them and share their joy.
Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in AL
1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.
2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.
3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.
Kids Fishing Basics Video
Click here for additional tips to create a successful day of fishing for kids.
Youngsters with their prized catch
Shelby Wages with her 47-pound catfish she caught from Logan Martin Lake.
Patricia Gao shows off a nice crappie she caught at a local lake near Montgomery, Alabama.
Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it here.
Kids fishing locations and information, by state.
Help us identify other youth fishing spots in AL.
If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.