Bear Creek Lakes Camping Fishing and Swimming

1111 County Rd. 88 Hodges, AL. 35571

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Some of the best in the U.S.

Fishing in one of the BCDA's many lakes is ranked among the top in the country. Occupying over 8000 acres, the clean waters provide anglers from all over the country with abundant small and largemouth bass as well as crappie and channel catfish.

Fishing near Bear Creek Spillway

Record setting bass
Fisherman from all around have landed numerous large bass and crappie with the record largemouth weighing in at 15lbs, 10 oz. It is not uncommon to see fish snared in the lakes in the 10 - 12 pound range.
Bass are large and numerous
Multiple lakes mean large selection

With four lakes to choose from, you never have to worry about over-crowding.

Bear Creek Reservoir is the smallest of the lakes, with 670 acres of surface area.

Little Bear is next, featuring 1,560 acres of surface area, with 100 acres of high stumps. The lake is stocked with smallmouth bass, channel cat and threadfin shad.

Upper Bear has 1,850 acres, with 205 acres of standing timber for cover. Fish stocked in the lake are spotted bass, channel cat, crappie, large and smallmouth bass.

Cedar Creek is the largest of the lakes and contains the widest variety of fish. With over 4,200 acres of water, 225 of those in standing timber, the lake thrives with Florida Bass, salt water stripe, crappie, smallmouth bass, channel cat and threadfin shad.

Clean water and abundant small and largemouth bass are accented by beautiful views
Excellent access
Access couldn't be easier and has been rated as excellent. All ramps are constructed of high traction paving, and plenty of parking is provided for convenience.
Ample parking space is provided at the boat ramps

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