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Bank and Accessible Fishing

Bank and Wheelchair Accessible Fishing Opportunities in or near Birmingham

Your purchase of a fishing license financially supports the protection and enhancement of Alabama's aquatic resources.  Alabama state fishing license requirements applies for all these waters.
Bank fishing is also allowed at Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division Boating Access Areas when fishing activity does not interfere with boating access.

County Site Direction from Birmingham Distance from Birmingham
Bibb Bibb County Public Fishing Lake (wheelchair accessible) (fee) Southwest An hour
Clay Clay County Public Fishing Lake (wheelchair accessible) (fee) East An hour and 30-minutes
Cullman Sipsey Fork (rainbow trout) North 45-minutes
Jefferson Bankhead Reservoir's Boating Access Areas
West An hour
  Cahaba River at Old Montgomery Hwy. Bridge, US Hwy. 31, in Hoover South 15-minutes
  Cosby Lake Park in Clay Northeast 30-minutes
  East Lake (wheelchair accessible, but a long distance from the parking area) East Side In Birmingham
  Flat Top Grocers Access in Adamsville North 25-minutes
  Fivemile Creek, a tributary to the Locust Fork, at Brookside Greenway North 20-minutes
  Locust Fork at Birmingport Access off Hwy. 269 West 30-minutes
  Locust Fork at Buckshort Bridge Access off Mt. Olive Road North 20-minutes
  Locust Fork at County Access near the Gorgas Steam Plant Northwest An hour and 10-minutes
  Locust Fork at Warrior Access off Kimberly-Warrior Road North 35-minutes
  Tannehill Historical State Park on the Jefferson/Tuscaloosa/Bibb county line (entrance and fishing fees) Southeast 30-minutes
  Turkey Creek East 15-minutes
  West Jefferson Lake off Flat Top Road in west Jefferson County West 25-minutes
Shelby Lake Purdy Southeast 30-minutes
  Oak Mountain State Park (free after park entrance fee) South 20-minutes
Talladega Logan Martin at Logan Landing RV Resort and Campgroud 1-888-Logans-1 (fee) East 1-hour
Tuscaloosa Lake Lurleen State Park (wheelchair accessible) (fee) West An hour and 15-minutes
Walker Walker County Public Fishing Lake (wheelchair accessible) (fee) Northwest 1-hour

Fishing tips are available on this Web site.

Oak Mountain State Park Fishing
Oak Mountain State Park and other Alabama State Parks are great places to learn about nature though fishing and other activities.

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