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Alabama State Parks Announces Eagle Award Winners

New Eagle Statue Added to Lake Guntersville State Park

State Public Fishing Lakes Staples in Communities

Alabama is blessed with an abundance of lakes, reservoirs and waterways for residents and visitors to enjoy for fishing, boating, birdwatching and many other outdoor activities. However, several pockets exist in the state that are not close or convenient for residents to get to the water. That lack of access for subsistence fishing, especially in our rural counties, led to the creation of the Alabama State Public Fishing Lakes (PFLs) program in the 1940’s and ’50s to serve those people who needed these lakes for recreational opportunities and as a source to provide healthy protein for…