Fish and Fishing in the Paint Rock River, Northeast Alabama

The land on the upper section of the Paint Rock River on the bottom of the stream and land adjacent to the stream may be privately owned, and permission must be obtained from the landowner prior to crossing or wading these areas. Water access can be obtained from county road bridge right-of-ways crossing the creek. The "Paint Rock River (Jackson County) from its junction with the Tennessee River up to the mouth of Larkin"s Fork," Township 2S, Range 4E, Section 2, was declared navigable by the Alabama Legislature Acts of 1825, page 78, approved January 4, 1826.

For more information on the Paint Rock River, please contact the District I Fisheries Office.