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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill and redear sunfish at Dogwood Lake in Indiana.

Dogwood Lake, Indiana

This 1,400 surface-acre lake has a ten mph, or idle speed limit. The lake is stocked annually to keep a healthy population of fish. Most of the shoreline is surrounded by dense trees and brush, but still allows plenty of fishing from shore in some areas.

Dogwood Lake, located in southwestern Indiana, is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts seeking a tranquil and secluded fishing experience. This 290-acre lake offers a serene setting surrounded by lush forests and rolling hills, making it a favorite among local anglers and nature lovers.

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While it may be smaller in size compared to other lakes, Dogwood Lake boasts a diverse fish population that provides ample opportunities for anglers. Popular fish species found in the lake include largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, and catfish. Anglers can enjoy the thrill of catching various species while basking in the natural beauty of the lake.

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Primary fish species residing in Lake Dogwood

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish

Dogwood Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: TWO
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NO
Convenience Store: NO
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: NO

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While fishing is a major attraction at Dogwood Lake, boating is also a popular activity for visitors. The lake allows for small boats and canoes, providing a peaceful environment for boaters to explore the calm waters and soak in the tranquil atmosphere. Whether you prefer a leisurely paddle or a peaceful row, Dogwood Lake offers a serene and picturesque setting for boating enthusiasts.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Glendale Fish & Wildlife Area Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, east side of the bay, off Sportsman Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Mud Creek Boat Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking

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For those seeking an extended outdoor adventure, Dogwood Lake offers camping facilities for visitors to enjoy. There are campgrounds available near the lake, providing a convenient and impressive camping experience. Camping near Dogwood Lake allows anglers and nature enthusiasts to enjoy the peacefulness of the surroundings, wake up to beautiful sunrises, and have easy access to fishing and boating activities.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Dogwood Springs Campground

Dogwood Lake, IN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Dogwood Lake
Glendale Fish & Wildlife Area
6001 E 600 S
Montgomery, IN 47558
812 644-7711


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