Lake Jordan was impounded December 31, 1928 and named after the maiden name (Jordan) of the mother of Reuben and Sidney Mitchell, who were instrumental in the construction of Mitchell Dam on the Coosa River. The dam is 125 ft high and impounds 6800 acres (28 km ²). Lake Jordan has a surface elevation of 252’ MSL and 180 miles of shoreline. The nearest town is Wetumpka, Alabama. It is an Alabama Power lake with an 100,000 Kilowatt generating capacity. Lake Jordan is an excellent recreational lake with fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, spotted bass, bluegill and other sunfish, crappie, catfish, striped bass, hybrid and white bass. It was the location of the 2004 Bass Masters Classic Tournament. The lake has two public access sites maintained by Alabama Power.

The best baits for this lake

Big Bite Baits Craws & Creatures Chick Magnet Swirl Kamikaze Swimon

Craws

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Bobby Garland Jigs Bobby Garland Overbite Sickle Jig

Fishing Jigs

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Strike King Finesse baits Dirt Perfect Plastic Finesse Worm

Finesse Baits

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Blitz Lures Topwater Watermelon Buzz Frog

Frogs

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MONSTERBASS Topwater Sexy Cracks Mad Max Popper

Topwater

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Gene Larew Worms Minnesota Flash Ned Rig Inch Worm

Worms

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