Wheeler Lake used to be the place to go when you wanted lots of action with 12- to 15-inch bass. Now it’s also producing the heavyweights.
The Alabama Bass Trail received the state’s Tourism Partnership Award on Aug. 19 at a ceremony in Huntsville hosted by the Alabama Department of Tourism.
Wheeler Lake, one of the 11 featured lakes of the Alabama Bass Trail, is Alabama’s second largest lake and features an abundant bass population.
I sat there and watched him eat popcorn. Watched the Hubble Telescope slide across his glasses from left to right, watched various images from deep space start as little dots on his lens, and as the dots grew on the IMAX screen, I saw the galaxies create shadows on his face.