Bankhead Lake


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Bankhead Lake, Walker County, Alabama Homesite for Sale

Date: 8/21/2016 9:24:26 PM

Looking for rural homes and land for sale in Bankhead Lake, Walker County, Alabama? has thousands of rural properties in Bankhead Lake, Walker County, Alabama, including hunting & fishing properties, cabins, Homesite for sale and land auctions

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Bankhead Lake, Alabama, USA

Date: 8/21/2016 1:48:10 AM

Much more like the river it began as than the lake it is now, Bankhead Lake winds it way through the Metropolitan region of Alabama. With twists and turns rimmed by fingers and coves, the lake stretches 65 miles and flows through parts of Walker, Jefferson

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Autumn Fishing The Warrior River / Bankhead Lake

Date: 8/14/2016 5:00:00 PM

The old Warrior River is loaded with some of the fishiest-looking cover an angler could ask for. Even as the river widens downstream becoming more of an impoundment the cover is evident. Howton's camp, a long time landmark at the junction of the Big and

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4th of July Boat Parade Winners

Date: 7/5/2016

Most Patriotic Crew1st Place Boat #7 The Ingram Family2nd Place Boat #26 Eleanor Townsend Most Creative Crew1st Place Boat #14 John Bullington2nd Place Boat # 37 Steve Williams Tallest Flag1st Place Boat #8 Carrie Campbell2nd Place Boat #10 Lee Murfree Largest Flag1st Place Boat #36 Kary Little2nd Place Boat #3

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Fishing Forecast

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Date: 7/1/2016 12:26:40 PM

Next Few Hours: Widespread showers and thunderstorms developing around early afternoon. Storms could reach severe limits. Increasing clouds. Temperatures warming into the low to middle 80s. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%

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• River: Black Warrior River
• Surface Area: 9,200 Acres
• Length: 65 Miles
Bankhead Reservoir contains 9,200 acres and is the second largest lake on the Warrior River. Located approximately 15 miles west of Birmingham and 30 miles northeast of Tuscaloosa, Bankhead Reservoir flows through Walker, Jefferson and Tuscaloosa Counties. The primary uses for this reservoir are navigation, hydroelectric generation, flood control, and recreation. Development of shoreline property is extensive and includes private residences and commercial marinas. Camping, boating and fishing provide the main recreational opportunities on this reservoir.

Several marinas and fish camps provide boat docking and storage, fueling facilities, launching ramps, restaurants, groceries, bait, and supplies. Five public facility use areas and fourteen user fee areas are located on Bankhead Reservoir. Nearby, for hunting, is the Mulberry Fork Wildlife Management Area (WMA). This is leased land available for hunting that is managed by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. A Mulberry Fork WMA permit, a WMA license, and the regular hunting license are required to hunt the Management Area.
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