Lake Mitchell is near the center of the state of Alabama, just off Interstate 65 and ten miles due east of the city of Clanton, about halfway between Birmingham and Montgomery.
Lake Mitchell is the fifth reservoir in a chain of six on the Coosa River, beginning with Weiss Lake on the Georgia border and ending with Jordan Lake about 20 miles farther south.
Known for its consistent water levels, Lake Mitchell covers 5,850 acres with 147 miles of shoreline in Chilton and Coosa counties.
The average depth of the lake is 29 feet. Lake Mitchell is wider than its sister lake to the south, Jordan Lake.
Free tours of the lake are available at Mitchell Dam.
Extremely fertile, Lake Mitchell supports high densities of sport fish and forage species, including largemouth bass, spotted bass, bluegill and other sunfish, crappie, catfish, walleye, striped bass and white bass.
Lake Mitchell ranks as one of the top ten bass fishing reservoirs in Alabama. The first-ever Women's BASS championship was held on Lake Mitchell in 2007.
For the benefit of every kind of water enthusiast, Lake Mitchell has an excellent collection of locally owned marinas, as well as two two public boat ramps.
The lake's Home Owners and Boat Owners Association monitors water quality, helped put a fire-and-rescue boat into service, and regularly performs a number of vital community projects.
I have lived on Jordan Lake for 17 years, and worked as a Realtor serving Montgomery, Prattville and Millbrook for 28 years, so I know central Alabama like few other people. We have two beautiful lakes, and they each have their ownLearn More [+]
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At both our lakes, the water levels remain generally the same all year around. The water levels of many lakes can vary so greatly, so many customers prefer our lakes immediately. Both Jordan Lake and Lake Mitchell are also great lakes for fishing, and we have lots of tournaments here.
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These are really friendly lakes where a lot of really friendly people live. We have a lot of laid-back bass fisherman who live on Jordan Lake and Lake Mitchell, so things move nice and slow around here. These are good lakes with good neighbors. There is always someone ready to make your acquaintance on Jordan Lake and Lake Mitchell.