Alabama offers a diverse range of fishing opportunities for both freshwater and saltwater anglers. With its beautiful coastline, majestic rivers, and countless lakes, anglers can enjoy a wide variety of fishing environments across the state.
Popular freshwater species include largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, and striped bass. When it comes to techniques, anglers employ a variety of methods such as fly fishing, spinning and bait fishing.
Alabama’s Gulf Coast offers saltwater anglers the chance at catching redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and various species of snapper.
Offshore anglers can also pursue larger game such as tuna, marlin, and mahi-mahi.
Alabama Fishing: Bass and Other Fish Species
Alabama Fishing Licenses and Rules
Fishing in Alabama requires a fishing license for both resident and non-resident anglers. Check out this complete guide below for information on how to get an Alabama fishing license, which license you need and how much it costs.