Lee County Public Fishing Lake

Recreation
Lee County Public Fishing Lake
321 Lee Road 808
Opelika, AL

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.

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About the Lee County Public Fishing Lake

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 are for rent and boat ramps.

Fish Species

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

Location

Lee County Lake is located 6 miles southeast of Opelika (or 9 miles east of Auburn).  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:

    • New hours - Beginning July 21, 2022, only open Thursday - Sunday for the remainder of 2022 until closed for the winter season. Please contact the lake manager for an observed holiday schedule.
    • Estimated to reopen Spring 2023.

Facilities

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*
  • 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

This information is subject to change without notice.