Elmore County is blessed with three great rivers. The Tallapoosa River runs along the eastern edge of the county flowing southwest before joining the Coosa south of Wetumpka. The Coosa River runs along the northwestern section of the county flowing south from Wetumpka before joining the Coosa to form the Alabama River which then flows Northward along the western boundary of the county.
Elmore County is home to Lake Jordan, Lake Martin, Yates Lake and many backwater lakes providing excellent fishing and recreational water activities. Each lake has distinctive characteristics, but all provide a beautiful view of our great county. Jackson Lake, near the City of Millbrook is home to an island that was once a movie set for the movie “Big Fish”.
The fishing in Elmore County is top notch offering a unique experience for the casual angler or professional fisherman. The rivers and lakes have award-winning crappie, largemouth and spotted bass, catfish, bream, hybrid, and saltwater striped bass. Many national fishing tournaments host events in Elmore County not only due to the great fish, but also the great amenities.
DID YOU KNOW? Jackson Lake, near the City of Millbrook is home to an island that was once a movie set for the movie “Big Fish”.