Lee County Public Fishing Lake will reopen on September 5, 2014, under the operation of new lake manager Elizabeth Johnson. The lake had been temporarily closed pending a selection and appointment of a new lake manager. The 130-acre lake is located 6 miles southeast of Opelika (or 9 miles east of Auburn).

The lake offers public restrooms, a covered fishing pier, and a boat ramp. Bait, fishing tackle and snacks may be purchased at the lake. In addition to a valid fishing license, a daily $3 fishing permit is required.

For more information about Lee County Public Fishing Lake, contact the lake manager at (334) 734-9337; the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, Fisheries Section at (334) 242-3471; or visit www.outdooralabama.com.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Patrol, Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralabama.com.