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Trout Fishing at Madison County Public Fishing Lake Begins Nov. 27

Trout season at Madison County Public Fishing Lake will open Friday, November 27, 2020. During the season, the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) will stock more than 3,000 pounds of rainbow trout ranging in size from 1 to 2 pounds. The daily creel limit is four trout per angler. 

A $5 Daily Trout Permit is required in addition to a valid freshwater fishing license in order to fish for trout. Trout anglers may also fish for bass, bluegill, catfish and crappie. Anglers can purchase their freshwater fishing licenses at various license vendors throughout the state or online at

For more information about Madison County Public Fishing Lake, call lake managers Chris or Cole Coultas at (256) 776-4905; the WFF Fisheries Section at (334) 242-3471; or visit
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


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