Lee County Public Fishing Lake

Lee County Public Fishing Lake
Lee Rd 146
Opelika, AL
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About the Lee County Public Fishing Lake

The Lee County Public Fishing Lake is a 130-acre public fishing lake owned and operated by the State of Alabama. Fishing boats and trolling motors for rent and boat ramps available.

Fish Species

Largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish, and crappie.


Lee County Lake is located 6 miles southeast of Opelika (or 9 miles east Auburn). All information subject to change without notice. From Auburn: Moore's Mill Road (Lee Road 146) 9 miles from I-85, Lee County Lake on the right. From Columbus GA & Phenix City: Highway 80 to Crawford, turn right on Alabama 169, go 9 miles (Depress Motor Co.), turn left on Stringfellow Road (Lee Road 146), 1-1/2 miles to Lee County Lake on the left.

Hours of Operation

Open sunrise to sunset:
February 1 - June 30: Open six days each week. Closed Mondays.
July 1 - November 30: Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
December 1 - January 31: Closed.


Boat Ramp, Fishing Pier, Restrooms, Concessions (Bait, Tackle, and Snacks), Cabins

Licenses and Permits

Normal Fishing License Requirements Apply to Anglers Age 16 or Older (can purchase at lake)
Daily Fishing Permit Required in Addition to License for Anglers Age 12 and Older: $3.00
Boat Rental Permit (Daily fishing permit also required): $5.00
Launch Permit for Personal Boat (Daily fishing permit also required): $3.00