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.
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7/17/2019 8:06:07 AM - Guntersville Handed Out A Personal Best This Week! The heat has been no joke this past week but the bite seemed to stay steady each day and catching quality bass. But its just
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6/27/2019 10:36:11 PM - The Heat Is On Its Way & I believe the big ones are setting up in some strange off the wall areas. Could it be the flood earlier this year or all the fishing pressure who real
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6/21/2019 12:21:11 PM - With the cooler temps the bass really seemed to really like it. Guntersville seems to be fishing really good that is if your where they are. Seems to me timing is everything a
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