Lewis Smith Lake (Smith Lake)

Winston - Alabama

  • 136 catches


  • 117 spots

Like most lakes, the majority of bass, bream and crappie fishing is done by casting to the numerous large rocks and fallen trees along the shoreline. Anglers are encouraged to keep bass less than 13 inches.

Find Local Fishing Spots on the Interactive Map!

Already have an account? Sign in

*Used to locate nearby fishing activity

By signing up with Fishidy you accept the User Terms and Privacy Policy.

Lewis Smith Lake (Smith Lake) Fishing Reports

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. Details: calvert point

    shollow water near deep water

    1. Justin Buckles 0
      Thanks man. I will be bass fishing and I live on linear so I am pretty comfortable with clear water. Is there any good way to catch big large mouth and and areas/creeks ...more to try? thank you
    2. Bobby Story 0
      lite line, green pumpkin w/red metal flake plastic baits, jigs. 20-40 ft. expect clearer water than you have seen. If you want to catch strippers get a guide, the ...more lake has some large hybrid strippers. Good Luck
    3. Justin Buckles 0
      Got any advice for going there in Feb. I have never been there.
      Thank you
    4. View full conversation
  2. jerk bait over shallow water near deep water, soft plastics on point

    1 lb. 14 in. Spotted Bass (2) with a jerk bait / soft plastics

    1. Bobby Story 0
      not correct picture I failed to take picture of small fish. used the old photo from earlier post
  3. On a steep bank near a boat house, no special all about the bank, just rock

    3 lb. 2 oz. 18 in. Spotted Bass with a jig w/ green trailer

  4. fishing boat houses

    1 lb. 8 oz. 15 in. Spotted Bass (2) with a whacky worm, green pumpkin

    1. Bobby Story 0
      went fishing on smith lake yesterday afternoon, what was I thinking? high pressure, blue bird sky's and a fullmoon thelast night! I paid the price, no fish!
    2. Bobby Story 0
      I fished yesterday around Ryan and Simson creek nothing happened for me! They are lowering the water some now
    3. Darryl Bartlett 0
      I fish that area of crooked and white oak quite often, like up rock also. Good catch, we've been struggling the last two weeks ourselves
    4. View full conversation
  5. fishing on steep rock wall with a 20 ledge near the bank on main river

    5 lb. 3 oz. 19 in. Largemouth Bass with a kvd deep diving crank bait, blue back

  6. fishing whacky worm, let in fall down a steep rock wall

    6 lb. 1 oz. 22 in. Spotted Bass with a soft plastic

    1. Bobby Story 0
      Green Pumpkin
    2. Hunter Orman 0
      what color bait was it?
    3. View full conversation
  7. We were bass fishing and I caught a over 2lb crappie and threw it back, then caught another one and a couple more so we decided to carry them back and weigh them, ...more one 2lb 3oz, 2lb9oz, 2lb11oz

    2 lb. 11 oz. Black Crappie with a Rapala Crankbaits

Find more fishing reports in Alabama

  • Wheeler Lake

    An impoundment of the Tennessee River, this lake has an excellent population of Largemouth Bass. Crappie, spotted bass and sauger add to the action. 67,070 acres


  • Bankhead Reservoir

    Bankhead Lake is best known for catches of largemouth bass and spotted bass. Trophy potential exists in backwater areas.


  • Holt Reservoir

    Holt Reservoir is a modest sized 3,296-acre lake on the Black Warrior River and is located just north of Tuscaloosa from the Holt Lock and Dam upstream to Bankhead Dam. Holt Reservoir is best known f...


  • Black Warrior

    The Black Warrior River is a waterway in west central Alabama in the southeastern United States. The river rises in the extreme southern edges of the Appalachian Highlands and flows 178 miles (286 km)...