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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, muskie and striped bass at Cagles Mill Lake in Indiana.

Cagles Mill Lake, Indiana

Also known as Cataract Lake, Cagles Mill Lake offers 1,400 acres of fishing and boating enjoyment. The lake is located in the west central portion of the state at Cunot, IN. With over a dozen species in the lake, there are fishing opportunities for all anglers regardless of age or fishing experience. There is plenty of area for fishing from shore, with many secluded areas which may require some walking or hiking to access. Two public boat launch areas make fishing from a boat an easy chore.

The purpose of this page is to deliver an overview of this lake, the fishing options, and area amenities. Our goal is to provide info to first time visitors, as well as beginner and novice anglers. We gathered details from personal experience, numerous trusted websites that each offer select bits of information, and videos of fishing activity on the lake. These websites include the Indiana Division of Fish & Wildlife, marinas at the lake, campgrounds, boat rental agencies and others. By consolidating this information to one page it allows visitors to see the entire picture, all in one place.

Cagles Mill Lake, also known as Cataract Lake, is a picturesque reservoir located in central Indiana. This 1,400-acre lake is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a tranquil fishing experience surrounded by scenic beauty. The lake is known for its diverse fish population, making it a favorite among anglers.

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Popular fish species found in Cagles Mill Lake include largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish, and white bass. Anglers of all skill levels will find ample opportunities to test their fishing prowess and reel in some impressive catches.

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Primary fish species residing in Cataract Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Striped bass Muskie

Cagles Mill Lake (Cataract Lake) Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: TWO
Boat Rental: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Boating is another popular activity at Cagles Mill Lake, with its calm waters offering a perfect setting for leisurely boating and exploration. The lake provides boat ramps for easy access, allowing boaters to navigate its pristine waters and enjoy the serenity of the surroundings. Whether you prefer fishing from a boat or simply cruising around the lake, Cagles Mill Lake offers a peaceful and scenic boating experience.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Boat Ramp - Lieber SRA #2
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Boat Ramp Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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For those who want to immerse themselves in nature and extend their visit, Cagles Mill Lake offers camping facilities near its shores. There are campgrounds available that cater to various camping preferences, from primitive tent camping to RV camping with modern amenities. Camping near Cagles Mill Lake allows anglers and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the tranquility of the lake, wake up to beautiful sunrises, and have convenient access to the fishing action.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lieber State Recreation Area Campground - 765 795-4576

Dogwood Springs Campground

Cagles Mill Lake, IN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Cagles Mill Lake
Lieber State Recreation Area
1317 W. Lieber Road, Suite 1
Cloverdale, IN 46120
765 795-4576


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Fishing at Cagles Mill Lake, in Indiana.