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Escambia County Public Fishing Lake Temporarily Closes

Escambia County Public Fishing Lake (Leon Brooks Hines Lake) near Wing, Alabama, will temporarily close beginning September 26, 2022, due to the resignation of the lake manager. The Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will begin accepting applications for the position immediately.

The lake manager position is contracted with the State of Alabama for a three-year term, which is renewable at the discretion of the state. Duties include the sale of fishing licenses and permits, grounds maintenance, store management and other related responsibilities. An investment is required to meet the initial needs of daily operations.

To be considered for the lake manager position at Escambia County Public Fishing Lake, contact Jason Junkin at or (334) 242-3472 to receive an information packet and application. Persons interested in this position should apply before October 21, 2022.

ADCNR promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. Learn more at

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