Lake Tholocco is a 640-acre lake that offers numerous recreational activities. As part of Fort Rucker, special permits from the Fort Rucker Outdoor Recreation Center are needed in addition to an Alabama fishing license. Both permits run from September 1 through August 31.

Three boat launches service Lake Tholocco: West Beach Marina, East Beach, and Engineer Beach RV Campground. In addition to fishing, boating, skiing and swimming are favorite sports at the lake. Swimming is only permitted in specified areas when a lifeguard is present (afternoons in the summer), fees apply.  Facilities include four fishing piers, beaches, adult and children's water slides, pavilions, clean restrooms and a snack bar (during peak periods).

Our bait recommendations

Here's the baits that our Pros love for this lake.