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Lakes In Area

GANTT LAKE  &  POINT A LAKE

Kick off your shoes and relax in sunshine. Enjoy boating, great fishing, swimming and water-skiing in the area’s two beautiful lakes, thus;

Gantt Lake  - The River Falls Power Company constructed Gantt Dam in the 1920s, but it is now operated by PowerSouth for hydropower generation. It is a 2700 acre lake.  There is 21 miles of shoreline, ©2008 Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. You can travel up the north end of the lake and enjoy the beautiful cypress trees to the Conecuh River. There are 2 boat ramps. 

Fishing  -  Largemouth bass can be taken around the grassbeds and cypress trees that are found in the numerous sloughs and coves off the main lake. Steep walls along the old river channel can be the most productive for crappie, which are usually taken on live minnows.

 

Point A Lake  -  Point A Reservoir was impounded in the 1920s mainly to supply electrical power to local sawmills. The reservoir is still operated for hydropower generation, as well as swimming, boating, and fishing. The lake is mainly fished by local anglers for bass, bream, crappie, and catfish.  It is a 700 acre lake. With a Lodge, 3 boat ramps, and a picnic area. There are miles of open water that you may travel up the Patsaliga River for fishing or an afternoon boat ride. There is also Sweet Home Alabama RV Park. 

 

Fishing  -  The lake is mainly fished by local anglers for bass, bream, crappie, and catfish.  It also has an abundant population of Longnose Gar, Bowfin, and Chain Pickerel. Over 45 pounds of Flathead Catfish have been harvested from Point A in the recent past.  ©2008 Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources 

Climate: 

Short, mild winters and long, warm summers (swimming April through September). Summer average temperature 85 to mid 90s. Winter average temperature 45 to 60 during day, lows mid 30s. Average annual temperature is 65 degrees.

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Andalusia, AL 36421
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