Wheeler Lake

Limestone - Alabama


  • 127 catches

  • 1K+ followers

  • 167 spots

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

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Wheeler Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. caught in about three feet of water on a crank bait

    98.0 Largemouth Bass with a Berkley Flicker Shad Crankbait

  2. My PB in my first tournament!!!

    Flathead Catfish with a placed 9th out of 45 boats

    1. pat dennis 0
      It was awesome catching it. But it was even more special participating in the first ever all lady catfish tournament. Can't wait for next years Chick Fight.
    2. Congratulations!!!!!
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  3. I am from Kentucky. Looking to travel to wheeler lake for a weekend. What are a few spots I should hit for some good cat fishing?

    1. Danny Jones 0
      Fish the channel out of First Creek....
  4. New to the Huntsville area. Is anyone willing to share any crappie or sauger info?

  5. the stripe were busting shad in schools. we were throwing the crankbaits in the schools and catching them left and right. my wife landed two drum in the mix. ...more this one was the biggie for the day. she did land a 3lb largemouth earlier in the day on a lizard.

    6 lb. Black Drum with a sexy shad crankbait

  6. 2 lb. Largemouth Bass

    1. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Nice bass Greg
  7. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Spinnerbait

  8. Any pointers on where when and how to catch big cats on lake wheeler? Please and thank you!

    1. Charlie Blume 0
      A few hundred yards Below the towers on the edges of the turbine current.
    2. michael holden 0
      Fish the river channel, there are other places but i have always had luck on the channels. If you are in a boat drop the bait to the bottom then reel up about 1-2' ...more of line picking the bait up off of the bottom preventing it from snagging the bottom. I use chicken liver as bait but there are other baits that work great like chicken breast and shad cut bait...etc. watch a few youtube videos on how to rig the chicken liver to your hook since there is a trick to it
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  9. New to the area plan on taking my son to Wheeler and putting in at Elk Creek. Love some current advice of where to look for bass or bream

    1. Bob Stallsmith 0
      There's been a recent willow fly hatch. Look for bream under overhanging branches and trees. Can also find bass in the same place.

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