Lake Guntersville Fishing

Lake Guntersville Fishing

Lake Guntersville, feed by the Tennessee River and many creeks, is Alabama's largest lake at 69,100 acres. It is 75 miles (121 km) long, running from Guntersville Dam to Nickajack Dam. With over 949 miles of shoreline, it is best known for excellent Largemouth Bass fishing, but also contains Black Crappie, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass, and several species of bream and catfish.

No one can argue that Lake Guntersville is consistently one of the best bass fishing lakes in the country. Every year, it produces many Largemouth Bass exceeding 10 pounds and countless ones in the 3 to 7 pound range. The official lake Largemouth Bass record is a 14.50 pound hog caught on Feb. 21, 1990. The lake record SmallmouthBass is a 5.85 pounder that was caught near the dam in 2010. The lake also holds many Spotted Bass up to 5 pounds.

Some of the best bass fishing on Lake Guntersville can be found in the creeks, such as North and South Sauty, Siebold Creek, Brown’s Creek and Town Creek. With numerous bridges around the lake, working funnel areas can also be productive. There are also many grass flats with small ledges that produce bass most of the year.

Lake Guntersville Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 4 - 8 AM on Wednesday.

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Latest Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports

May 9th 2017 Gville Funk
5/10/2017 1:46:28 AM - Lake Guntersville Bass are asking Mother Nature why is she giving them cold fronts in May?????  I know I’m not to thrilled with them.. The water temp starts out around 68 degr


Hatfield & Leary Take 3rd In ABA Lake Guntersville 4-29-17
5/4/2017 4:01:13 AM - Lake Guntersville May 1st 2017 the bass are still spawning and so are the shad. The fishing on The Big G is exciting in short windows and if your in the right spot at the righ


Lake Guntersville April 23rd 2017
4/25/2017 11:36:05 AM - Guntersville Bass are still moving up to spawn. And the ones that have spawned have vanished but I’m sure they will pop up soon.. But we had a week…  Things here was happening


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Top Lake Guntersville Fishing Charters & Guides

Kevin Hawk Guide Service
Bassmaster Elite Series Angler. 2010 Forrest Wood Cup Champion. Fishing Guiden both Lake Guntersville and Lewis Smith Lake.

Guntersville Bass Guides
Jim is the owner of Guntersville Bass Guides. Jim is a highly skilled fisherman that uses his tournament knowledge of the lake to put his customers on bass of a lifetime.

Curt Staley's Pro Guide Service
Lake Guntersville professional guide and tournament angler.

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Top Lake Guntersville Bait & Tackle Stores

Paul's Bait & Tackle
Tackle shop and gas station.

Guntersville Tackle and Outdoors
We have all your fishing needs. Live bait of all kinds. Open 7 days a week. American owned and operated.

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Top Lake Guntersville Marinas

Alred Marina
Alred Marina and Marine Service of Guntersville is the only FULL-SERVICE marina on Lake Guntersville-Tennessee River in North Alabama. up to 70 ft slips

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Lake Guntersville Fishing Map


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Latest Fishing Spots

Mitchell Pond Cut
3/31/2017 1:21:19 PM - Mitchell Pond Cut


Cotaco Creek Ramp
3/31/2017 1:18:33 PM - Cotaco Creek Ramp


WLR022
3/31/2017 1:16:10 PM - WLR022


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Weather Forecast

64°F
Celsius: 18°C
Condition: Overcast
Humidity: 100%
Wind: SSW 6 mph

Weather Forecast
DateWeatherHiLoWind
Tue74°F59°FWNW 4 mph
Wed68°F54°FWSW 7 mph
Thu67°F52°FW 6 mph
Fri81°F59°FWSW 4 mph
Sat81°F65°FSSW 5 mph


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