Rainbow trout season at Madison County Public Fishing Lake begins Friday, November 25, 2016.  To fish for trout, anglers must have a $5 daily trout permit in addition to a valid fishing license. The lake will be open Friday through Sunday in December and January, but closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day. Madison County Lake is located 11 miles east of Huntsville in Gurley, Ala.
For more information about Madison County Lake, call Lake Manager Julie Parker at 256-776-4905; the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, Fisheries Section at 334-242-3471; or visit www.outdooralabama.com/madison-county-public-fishing-lake.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.  To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralabama.com.