Bankhead Lake

Bankhead Lake provides beginning and experienced anglers alike a variety of excellent sportfishing areas. Recognized for trophy winning smallmouth bass, largemouth, spotted bass and catfish, the Wilson Dam tail water region is a top fishing destination. The discharge basin at Colbert Fossile Plant, due west of Sheffield city, discharges warm water attracting fish and fisherman year round. Large number of blue catfish and channel catfish are found in Bankhead Lake during the summer months.

Bankhead Lake fish:

Bankhead Lake boat ramps:

The following boat ramps provide access to Bankhead Lake.

Smith Camp Boat Launch
8739-8799 Smith Camp Rd, Adger, AL 35006

Quinns Landing Boat Ramp
679 Quinns Landing Rd, Oakman, AL 35579

Franklin Ferry Marina
520 Marina Rd, Adger, AL 35006 (205) 686-7601

Howton’s Camp Boat Ramp