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Fivemile Creek, Jefferson County

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Fivemile Creek in Jefferson County

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Twenty-six miles of Fivemile Creek is available for canoeing. Fivemile Creek flows into the Locust Fork. The Town of Brookside is the center of the floating activity with Greenway Park.

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Fishing license information may be found at: www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/license/. Instant licensing is available via the Internet (2% fee), via the telephone by calling 1-888-848-6887 ($3.95 fee), or at 900 vendors and probate offices in Alabama. All youth age 15 and younger fish for free.

Possession and creel limits for Alabama public waters are listed at: www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/regulations/

Possible outfitters:
Five Mile Creek Canoe Company provides rentals for Fivemile Creek from Brookside, Alabama, 205-674-5550.


Joseph Schefano caught this spotted bass on a fly rod in Five-Mile Creek near Birmingham, Alabama
Lou Schefano caught this spotted bass on a fly rod in Fivemile Creek near Birmingham, Alabama.

Though much of Fivemile Creek is shallow, some good pools provide outstanding fishing.

Fivemile Creek at the Brookside Greenway
A half mile of Fivemile Creek may be fished from the banks of Greenway Park in Brookside.

Anglers enjoy hitting the pools around Brookside's Greenway Park.

If you have questions, contact Jay Haffner, District III Fisheries Supervisor.

"It shall be unlawful to intentionally stock or release any fish, mussel, snail, crayfish or their embryos including bait fish into the public waters of Alabama under the jurisdiction of the Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries as provided in Rule 220-2-.42 except those waters from which it came without the written permission of a designated employee of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources authorized by the Director of the Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries to issue such permit. The provisions of this rule shall not apply to the incidental release of bait into the water during the normal process of fishing."

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Anglers may purchase a lifetime fishing or hunting license.  Receive a discount if purchased by age 11.

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