Chambers County Public Fishing Lake will reopen on March 6, 2017, under the operation of new lake manager Ted Craig. The lake had been temporarily closed during the transition of operations to the new lake manager. The 183-acre lake is located 5 miles southeast of Lafayette, Ala. The lake is open six days a week and closed on Thursday.

Chambers County Public Fishing Lake offers public restrooms, a covered fishing pier, a pavilion 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 anglers 12 years old and older to fish. Boats may be rented for $5 and privately owned boats may be launched for $3. Fishing licenses are available for purchase at the lake or online.

For more information about Chambers County Public Fishing Lake, call Ted Craig at (334) 864-8145; the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, 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