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Lake Wedowee In Alabama

Boating and fishing.

Opportunities abound for all types of boating at R L Harris Reservoir, AKA Lake Wedowee. This is a 10,600-acre impoundment located in east-northeast Alabama, just west of Wedowee. There are boat ramps available to the public, a marina and rental boats for casual boating and fishing. Search the 271 miles of rocky shoreline for points, brush and boat docks as a good place to locate bass. Crappie can be caught on summer nights around lighted docks, or using crappie lights. The lake also has significant populations of catfish, yellow perch, striped bass, bluegill and other sunfish.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NO
RV Hookups: NO
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: YES


No Campgrounds Or RV Parks Nearby

R. L. Harris Reservoir Map


Fish species found in Lake Wedowee include largemouth bass, spotted bass, redeye bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, yellow perch and stripers.

Largemouth bass Spotted bass Redeye bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish Yellow Perch Striped bass

Click here for a Alabama Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Lake Wedowee
Lakeside Marina, Market & Grill
21143 Highway 431
Wedowee, Alabama 36278
256 357-2033

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