Fishing in North Baldwin is one of our area’s biggest attractions. With multiple places to explore, our fishing holes are some of the best in Baldwin County! Our waterways have plenty of public boat launches, pay-to-launch, bait shops and free-bank fishing too.
In March 2014, the Alabama Bass Trail kicked off its first ever southern series division right here in North Baldwin at Live Oak Landing! (Read a little further down for more information on Live Oak).
*Denotes one of the top rated fishing spots in our area.
Best launch is from Hubbard’s Landing, Stockton, AL.
Distance: 30 miles
Start: French Lake’s
End: Rice Creek Landing
Best launch is from Boatyard Landing.
Best launch is from Cliffs Landing, Bay Minette, AL.
5133 Dixie Landing Road, Little River, AL
Located on the beautiful banks of the Alabama River, Dixie Landing boat launch provides great access to perhaps one of the best fishing destinations in Baldwin County. Great holes to catch bass, brim, mullet blue cat and much more are located within yards of the landing.
The Boat Launch is open 24/7 and is privately owned. There is a $5.00 boat fee and a deposit box is located at the old café.
Live Oak Landing
Directions: From Mobile, take I-65 North to exit 31. Turn left onto AL-225 and travel approximately 0.7 miles. The tract will be on your left.
Longitude: W -87.857577
Latitude: N 30.958147
Boat launch fee: $5.00
Live Oak Landing in Baldwin County consists of 218 acres of floodplain forest land adjacent to the existing Forever Wild holdings in the Mobile Tensaw Delta and 180 acres of new Coastal Impact Assistance Program land. Additionally, local government agencies have acquired 206 acres adjacent to this tract to be developed as a recreation area and Delta access point.
For fishing, Live Oak boasts one of the top rated fishing launches in North Baldwin County! With is newly renovated boat launches, it plays host to several fishing piers as well as a pond where you can sit back, relax and fish until your heart’s content under the shade of oaks and Spanish moss.
Live Oak is one of the quiet jewels in North Baldwin!
Visit OutdoorAlabama.com or call 1-800-848-6887 to obtain a fishing license.
Baldwin County Probate Office
220 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette, AL 36507
Located on the Court House Square in downtown Bay Minette also issues fishing licenses.
707 D’Olive Street, Bay Minette, AL 36507
Monday and Tuesday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday – Sunday 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Visit Bay Minette’s comprehensive retail outfitters located on Hwy 59 & D’Olive Street for fishing and hunting licenses. They carry hunting, fishing and archery accessories, as well as live bait, guns, pistols and ammunition.
They offer name brands such as Black Powder, Costa Del Mar, Guy Harvey, Girlie Girl, Lacross and Muck hunting boots, Yeti and Engel coolers.
Emergency Boat Repair Information
Delta Shores Marine
Highway 225, Bay Minette, AL 36507
Owner: Greg Jones
Delta Marine Boat Repair provides emergency boat repair and depending on the situation, can meet you at a landing and if possible, to help repair a boat in an emergency situation.
L & M Marine
34600 State Highway 59, Stapleton, AL 36578
Started in 1985 L & M Marine has grown from just a specialty Marine Shop and currently prides itself on its customer service. They can help with outboard marine service needs.
Looking to Hold a Fishing Tournament at Live Oak Landing?
With a remodeled boat launch, Live Oak Landing in Stockton, AL, is fast becoming a popular launch for various fishing tournaments. There’s no better way to “catch the BIG one” than launching from the gorgeous view!
For more information on how to reserve a tournament at Live Oak please visit: https://baldwincountyal.gov.
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