Wheeler Lake In Alabama
Boating, camping and fishing.
Come boating on Wheeler Lake which a 60-mile stretch of the Tennessee River. This 67,000-acre lake is the second largest reservoir in AL, and located in north-central Alabama at Decatur. Plenty of local campgrounds, marinas, lodging and dining options make Wheeler Reservoir a great place to come for a fishing trip or a family vacation. Over 1,000 miles of shoreline invite anglers to fulfill their fishing dreams of catching bass, crappie, catfish, white bass, hybrid stripers, sauger, bluegill and other sunfish. Typical cover and structure like creek channels, ledges, brush and timber provide hiding places for the catchable fish residing here. Marinas and other resources offer amenities for campers and anglers including boat rentals and plenty of boat launch ramps for you pleasure or fishing boat. Pontoon boats, bass boats, canoes, kayaks and all types of fishing boats can get you to the schools of fish in this immense fishing paradise. A long-time favorite for local and national bass tournament, the lake can deliver monster strings and often days of fabulous fishing for numbers.
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Jay Landings Marina & RV Park - 256 350-4722
Decatur / Wheeler Lake KOA Campground - 256 280-4390
B & J Campground & RV Park - 256 665-5210
Fisherman's Resort Campground - 256 810-1880
Point Mallard Campground - 256 341-4826
Joe Wheeler State Park Campground - 256 247-5466
Cowford Campground - 256 349-6212
Wheeler Lake Map
Fish species found in Wheeler Lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, white bass, striped bass, hybrid stripers and sauger.
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Local Contact Information
Joe Wheeler State Park
4401 McLean Drive
Rogersville, AL 35652