Smith Lake

Smith Lake impounds approximately 21,000 acres with over 500-miles of shore, primarily in Cullman and Winston counties. It is a deep, clear lake with dozens of different feeder streams, winding bays, and sloughs.
Steep bluffs cradle much of the lake, with water depths dropping as deep as 60 or 70 feet just a few yards offshore. Access to the lake is easy from Cullman at I-65 exits 299 and 304

Activities on the Lake include:

  • Fishing for Striped, Spotted, White and Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Bream, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, and Rainbow Trout
  • Boating, Tubing, Paddle boarding, Skiing, Jet-skiing, relaxing on the lake.

For a free Smith Lake Book, contact the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce at 256-734-0454.

Smith Lake Park

Duck River Reservoir

2074 Co Rd 1651, Cullman, AL 35058

Lake Catoma

225 US Hwy. 278 W, Cullman, AL 35055

Alabama Bass Trail

The Alabama Bass Trail features 13 of Alabama’s premier
bass-fishing lakes and stretches from the mountains of
North Alabama south to the Mobile Delta. The Trail
features Lewis Smith Lake in Cullman, as well as several
other premier bass-fishing lakes.
Alabama Bass Trail