Field & Stream
The river woodlands and hilltop fields of the region beckon outdoor enthusiasts of every kind. From east to west, the River Heritage region offers abundant opportunities for both hunting and fishing.
Quick Drop Hunting provides a "fair chase" environment for deer and turkey hunting with a nice combination of shooting houses, tripods and ladder stands. The terrain includes rolling hills, pines, hardwood forest, and farmland. Hunters sleep in a cozy three bedroom camp house with satellite television, fireplace, dining area, large kitchen, and bathroom with shower. Quick drop Hunting is located in Fitzpatrick, a short drive southeast of Montgomery.
White Oak Plantation is a premier hunting resort set along Opintlocco Creek in south central Alabama. The terrain itself is a refreshing mix of densely forested bottomlands to undulating hills of crops and wooded thickets. The resorts commitment to a family atmosphere is just one of the reasons they offer a number of outdoor activities such as bird watching, nature hikes and bass fishing. The comfortable accommodations include pleasant sleeping rooms, a full service family-style dining room and a deluxe trophy lounge that can comfortably accommodate 200. White Oak can be found outside of Tuskegee, Alabama.
Just Southeast of Montgomery in Union Springs, MainLand Hunting delivers an experience with whitetail deer and wild boar. Hunting on the land has been carefully limited over time in a concerted plan of proper wildlife management. If hunters require transportation, MainLand Hunting can pick you up from the Montgomery Airport or nearby Franklin Field.
Pike County Lake is a 45-acre lake located near Troy. This lake is a great place to fish for bass year-round, though the best period is from late winter to early spring. Fishermen can also find bluegill, redear sunfish, catfish, and crappie. The Lake is open from sunrise to sunset and is wheelchair accessible.
Located six miles southeast of Opelika, Lee County Lake is a 130 acre lake perfect for anglers of all skill level. The lake is stocked with bass, bluegill, shellcracker, catfish and crappie. A launching ramp is available for boat fishing, and boats are also available for rental. A fishing pier makes deeper water fishing accessible to all. The park also features concessions, a bait and tackle shop and rental cabins.