Walker County Public Fishing Lake temporarily closed

JASPER - Walker County Public Fishing Lake near Jasper is temporarily closed due to the resignation of the lake manager.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) is currently accepting applications for the position. Those interested in the lake manager position should contact Jason Junkin at (334) 242-3472 or jason.junkin@dcnr.alabama.gov.
The lake manager position is contracted with the State of Alabama for a three-year term, which is renewable at the discretion of the state. Duties include the sale of fishing licenses and permits, grounds maintenance, store management and other related responsibilities. An investment may be required to meet the initial needs of daily operations. There is no salary or state benefits associated with this position. Income is derived from fishing permits and concession sales.

During the closure, regular anglers at the lake are encouraged to visit the state-owned public fishing lakes in Fayette, Bibb, Marion and Lamar counties. ADCNR will announce a reopening date in the future.

For more information about Walker County Public Fishing Lake and other state-owned public fishing lakes, including directions to the lakes listed above, call  (334) 242-3471.

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