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District V - Southwest

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Freshwater Fishing in Southwest Alabama
(District V)

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Your purchase of a fishing license financially supports the protection and enhancement of Alabma's aquatic resources.  Alabama state fishing license requirement applies for all these waters.

Mobile Delta - The Mobile Delta offers fishing like no other place.

Bank Fishing - Places where anglers can fish from shore in southwest Alabama.

Small Lakes - Small fishing lakes (less than 500 acres) in southwest Alabama.

Reservoirs - Major lakes and reservoirs in southwest Alabama for fishing and boating.

Streams - Fishable creeks and rivers in southwest Alabama.

Several types of wooden boats were made in Mobile and Baldwin counties and are still used today.
The Mobile Delta is known for largemouth bass fishing, but it is a great area for catching bluegill, redear sunfish, redspotted sunfish, redfish (red drum, channel bass or spots), alligator gar, bowfin, specked trout, crappie and mullet.

For more information about fishing small lakes in southwest Alabama, contact the District V Fisheries Supervisor, Dave Armstrong.

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