Anglers will find good fishing throughout the reservoir for largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish. The tailwaters of Millers Ferry (Dannelly) Reservoir also provide excellent seasonal fishing for striped bass, spotted bass, crappie, and large catfish.
Claiborne Reservoir Fishing News
For anglers who wish to make a long weekend trip, there are excellent camping facilities at Isaac Creek Campground, just upstream of the dam. For U.S. Army Corps of Engineers camping and recreational facilities, call the Resource Managers Office at 334-682-4244. Primitive camping is available at Bells Landing, Haines Island, and Silver Creek access areas. Lodging, food, and fuel can be found in the nearby city of Monroeville. See www.monroecountyal.com/
Claiborne Lake is home to over 125 species of native freshwater fish. This reservoir is also home to numerous species of mussels, snails, crayfish, amphibians, and reptiles. Some animals may be unique, or even very rare, so please be aware that collecting them may be unlawful. Please see the nongame species protected by Alabama Regulation 220-2-.92 at www.outdooralabama.com/watchable-wildlife/regulations/nongame.cfm. For a listing of Alabama species on the federal list for threatened and endangered species or whose status is a concern, please see a link of Alabama wildlife by county at www.outdooralabama.com/watchablewildlife/regulations/endangeredbycounty.cfm.
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