Bassmaster Magazine named Lake Guntersville the 6th best bass fishing lake in the nation in 2015, while fishing website, Fishhound.com, just released its list of the 100 top bass waters in the United State... and Lake Guntersville took the top spot!
As Alabama's largest lake, Guntersville stretches 69,100 acres and encompasses 949 miles of scenic shoreline which makes it a favorite for the pro angler and amateur alike.
Though most noted nationally for large bass, Lake Guntersville is home to quality angling for a variety of fish. Historically, about two-thirds of the anglers on Lake Guntersville target largemouth bass, although bream, crappie and catfish attract their fair share of anglers.
The Guntersville Effect
The 20FT DEEP crew traveled to Guntersville, Alabama to uncover the reason why more professional bass anglers live around the 69,000 acre fishery than any other lake in the country. The documentary takes an in-depth look at one of the most famous bass fisheries in America – Lake Guntersville. From candid interviews with professional anglers like Boyd Duckett, Chris Lane, and Randy Howell to discussions with local Guntersville legends, this documentary will explain what can only be called
“The Guntersville Effect.
Helpful Fishing Information
Need a Fishing License to fish Lake Guntersville? Purchase your license by phone or internet: 1-888-848-6887 or www.takemefishing.org.
Annual fishing licenses are good for 365 days. Instant licensing is available on the Internet (2% fee), or by telephone-1-888-848-6887 ($3.95 fee), or at 900 vendors and probate offices in Alabama. All youth age 15 and younger fish for free.
Alabama Boat Operator’s Certification
To obtain an Alabama boat operator's certification, call or visit the Manual Marine Police Division:
Manual Marine Police Division
Folsom Administrative Building
Montgomery, AL 36130-1451
Daily Creel, Possession & Size of Game Fish Regulations
Visit the Outdoor Alabama website for daily creel, possession and size of game fish regulations.