Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Lay Lake

4.5

Shelby County, AL

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 88 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Lay Lake, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Shelby County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Lay Lake.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Shelby County, Alabama, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Lay Lake.

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Lay Lake Fishing Map

Explore the Lay Lake fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 33°06'41.9"N 86°29'12.2"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Lay Lake, AL

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Lay Lake to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Alabama.

There are countless Lay Lake fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Striped bass, Spotted bass, Black crappie, White crappie, Bluegill, Redear sunfish and others, as of May 24, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10

Min size

No

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Striped bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

15

Trophy limit

>22" (5 fish)

Min size

No

Measurement

Total length

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Spotted bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10

Min size

No

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Black crappie

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

30

Min size

9"

Measurement

Total length

Above are just a few of the species found in Lay Lake. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Lay Lake you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 8 species of fish in Lay Lake.

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Fishing Spots Near the Lay Lake

Must visit the following nearest Lay Lake fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.7

Shelby County, AL

7 hot spots

4.2

Talladega County, AL

10 hot spots

4.4

Coosa County, AL

7 hot spots

4.2

Saint Martin Parish, LA

6 hot spots

4.8

Elmore County, AL

10 hot spots

4.2

Etowah County, AL

7 hot spots

4.8

Tuscaloosa County, AL

10 hot spots

4.5

Tuscaloosa County, AL

5 hot spots

4.8

Winston County, AL

10 hot spots

4.5

Troup County, GA

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Lay Lake

  • The best spots to catch crappies at Lay Lake are creeks and shallow water sloughs.
  • Spotted bass can be caught at riverine portions of the lake.
  • The best spots to catch striped and hybrid striped bass is below Logan Martin Dam.

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