Regulations

2020-2021 Trout Season runs November 18th 2020 until June 30th 2021 Delayed Harvest until April 1st 2021

  • To fish for Trout on Black Creek within the confines of city-owned Noccalula Falls Park, you must purchase and possess on your person while fishing, a Trout Permit from the City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department.
  • A State of Alabama fishing license is required as well while fishing for any species of fish on Black Creek and must be provided to purchase a Trout Permit from the City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department.
  • State of Alabama fishing licenses may be purchased online or locally at Academy Sports and Outdoors and at the Coosa Landing Bait Shop.
  • Trout Permits can be purchased at the Noccalula Falls Campground office. They are $9 a day, a 3-day (consecutive) pass is $11, and a seasonal permit (Valid 11/18/20 - 06/30/21) is $30. You may now purchase permits online as well.
  • Plastic permit holders with clips are available to purchase for 1$ at the campground office.
  • Fly rods ONLY, One pole and line per angler.
  • Artificial Lures only. Barbless hooks only
  • Catch and Release until April 30th 2021. After April 30th, the daily trout limit is 5.
  • Fishing Hours from dawn to dusk daily.
  • Please Pack your trash out and help keep our stream clean.