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We are still looking to certify lake record largemouth bass (10-pound minimum). We also have an angler recognition program for large channel catfish and bluegill.

  Shellcracker
Male shellcracker often get dark during breeding season.
Catfish
Clay Smith of Perdido caught a nice channel catfish at Monroe County Lake, April 2014.
Monster Bluegill
Fredrick Miller, Jr. caught this monster bluegill from Monroe County Lake in April 2014.
Channel Catfish
Isn't she cute!
If this picture doesn't make you want to take a child fishing, you need to check your pulse.
Jacob Johnson
Jacob Johnson has a right to be proud of these channel catfish from Monroe County Lake, April 2014.
Shellcracker
John Busby of Peterman caught this pound shellcracker from Monroe County Lake in April of 2014.jpg 
Shellcracker
Greg Fountain of Peterman has his hands full with these Monroe County Lake shellcracker.
shellcracker
There are not too many shellcracker larger than this 1-1/2-pound shellcracker caught by Amber of Frisco City. She has every right to be happy with this March 11, 2014 catch.
SHELLCRACKER
Jimmy Stalworth, Beatrice, shows off one of Monroe County Lake's famous shellcracker (redear sunfish).
Redear Sunfish
Robert McMillian of Evergreen with a fine shellcracker, 2014
Bass
Here's a fine bass from Monroe County Lake near Beatrice, AL. Spring 2014
Joe Mixon with bass
Joe Mixon of McKenzie shows a nice bass from Monroe County Lake, March 2014.
shellcracker
Jimmy Stalworth of Beatrice knows how to catch big shellcracker, March 2014.
1.3 pound shellcracker
1.3 pound good eating shellcracker
Nice job, Walter!
Shellcracker
Walter Bone of Greenville with spring shellcracker, 2014
 Ronnie Poindexter
Ronnie Poindexter caught this fine looking 6-pound bass in early 2014 from Monroe County Lake
James Stanton
James Stanton from Beatrice caught this 2 lb. shellcracker, February 2013
Tyrone Moye
Tyrone Moye from Beatrice caught this 1.7 lb. shellcracker, February 2013
Greg Fountain
Greg Fountain from Peterman caught this 1.4 lb. and 1.2 lb. shellcracker, February 2013
 Mack Lett caught this largemouth bass at Monroe County Lake
Mack Lett caught this 6lb largemouth bass.
 Ralph Grace caught this catfish at Monroe County Lake
Ralph Grace caught this 5.6lb catfish.
Mark Byrnes & Angela Langley caught catfish at Monroe County Lake
Mark Byrnes and Angela Langley caught this bass and these catfish.
Jerry Shaw caught this bream at Monroe County Lake
Jerry Shaw with a fine Redear Sunfish.
Jakobe Lovelace caught this bass at Monroe County Lake
Jakobe Lovelace caught this nice bass.
Laquinton Stallworth caught these bream at Monroe County Lake
Laquinton Stallworth caught these bream.
Elijah Dortch caught this nice bream at Monroe County Lake
Elijah Dortch with a 2012 bluegill.
Frank Grace caught these catfish at Monroe County Lake
Frank Grace caught these channel catfish.
Jason Turner caught this bass at Monroe County Lake
Jason Turner caught this 6.8 lb largemouth bass.
Gloria Pugh caught this shellcracker at Monroe County Lake
Gloria Pugh caught this 1lb 6oz shellcracker.
Damarion Oliver caught this bass from Monroe County Lake
Damarion Oliver caught this 5.11 lb largemouth bass from Monroe County Lake.
Zaria Rogers Peterman with big shellcracker
Zaria Rogers Peterman with a 13-ounces and a 14-ounce redear sunfish.
Sylvester Rodgers, Junior Peterman with a one pound shellcracker
Sylvester with a one pound shellcracker.
Two anglers with bream
I wonder why Monroe County Lake has such a good reputation for bream fishing; Troy and Tyler Sessions from Camden, Spring 2012.

Tommy Purcell with a 4.7 pound bass collected at Monroe County Lake during standardized spring sampling on March 12, 2012. The largest bass collected this date was 6.5 pounds.

Tommy Purcell with two nice redear collected at Monroe County Lake during standardized spring sampling. Biologists collected 105 redear exceeding 1/2 pound, the largest of which was 1.4 pounds on March 12, 2012.

Kyle Bolton with two nice "delta" bass broodstock collected for ALDCNR's "big bass" project. 23 bass with average weight of 4.1 pounds were transported to Marion State Fish Hatchery for spawning March 5, 2012.

Brenda Craft, Monroe County Lake manager with a nice female collected as"delta" bass broodstock for ALDCNR's "big bass" project. Transported to Marion State Fish Hatchery for spawning March 5, 2012.

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