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Escatawpa River in Mobile County

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Escatawpa River, Mobile County, Alabama

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The Escatawpa River was declared navigable throughout Mobile County, which means the State of Alabama owns the bottom of the stream.

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Fishing license information may be found at: Licenses. Instant licensing is available via Internet (2% fee) or telephone 1-888-848-6887 ($3.95 fee). Youth age 15 and younger fish for free. Alabama residents age 65 or older are not required to purchase a fishing license.

Fishing limits and regulations can be found at our website: www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/regulations/ for freshwater fish and for saltwater fish.The US Geological Survey gives water discharge estimates and gage heights.

The Alabama Water Watch has published a report on this water.

Possible Outfitters:
Sunshine Canoe Rentals call Bob Andrews 251-367-4144 or 251-344-8664 for more information.

If you have any questions about fishing opportunities on Fish River, please contact the District V Fisheries Section's Office in Spanish Fort at 251-626-5153.

Escatawpa River has fish consumption advisory. Information on the consumption advisorry may be found at the Alabama Department of Public Health Web site, www.adph.org. Consumption advisory information is found in "A-Z Contents" under "Fish Consumption Advisories."

It shall be unlawful to intentionally stock or release any fish, mussel, snail, crayfish or their embryos including bait fish into the public waters of Alabama under the jurisdiction of the Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries as provided in Rule 220-2-.42 except those waters from which it came without the written permission of a designated employee of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources authorized by the Director of the Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries to issue such permit. The provisions of this rule shall not apply to the incidental release of bait into the water during the normal process of fishing.

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