County fishing lake re-opening FridayPublished 11:32am Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Escambia County Public Fishing Lake will reopen on Friday, Aug. 1, under the operation of the new lake manager Donna Moye, according to a press release from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
The lake had been temporarily closed pending the hiring of a new lake manager. The 184-acre lake is located in the Conecuh National Forest east of Brewton, off County Road 11.
The lake offers public restrooms, a covered fishing pier, a boat ramp and a covered pavilion. The concession has bait, fishing tackle and snacks available at the lake. In addition to a valid fishing license, a daily $3 fishing permit is required.
For more information about Escambia County Public Fishing Lake, call the lake manager at (251) 809-0068, the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, Fisheries Section at (334) 242-3471, or visit www.outdooralabama.com.