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Fishing At Eagle Creek Lake In 2024

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Fishing Lake, Eagle Creek Lake IN

Most Popular Fish Species In Eagle Creek Lake in 2024


Popular Fish White Crappie

White Crappie

Eagle Creek Reservoir is full of fat white crappie this year, if fact it's one of the best lakes in the state for white crappie. The fish population is healthy and crappie fishing is excellent. Crappie always like cover and structure, so locate shallow brush and vegetation in spring and fall focusing on the 8 to 12 foot range. As the crappie move deep in summer and winter, follow points out to as deep as 30 to 35 feet, as well as ledges near channels at these depths.


Lake Jordan Popular Fish - Largemouth Bass

Largemouth Bass

Largemouth bass are thriving in Eagle Creek Reservoir due to excellent cover and plenty of baitfish. Fishing for bass is good this year has been great, especially anytime they are shallow, in spring, during high water, mornings in summer and during warmer fall days. Use shallow crankbaits around rip rap, and around grass use worms, jigs, topwater and spinnerbaits. In deeper water, big worms, jigs and spoons are three good weapons. In winter, spend your time on deeper structure.


Eagle Creek Reservoir Popular Fish - Walleye

Walleye

Thanks to stocking programs and good management by the fish and game department, healthy a population of walleye exists in the waters of Eagle Creek Reservoir this year. They are eager to feed throughout the lake, but tend to concentrate on flats and ledges off the river channels. Locals who Fish for walleye most often troll for them, however casting jigs, worms, spoons and deep-diving crankbaits also work well at times.


Fish species to fish for...

Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass and wipers at Eagle Creek Reservoir in Indiana.

This 1,300 acre lake is a city-owned park owned on the outskirts of Indianapolis. Eagle Creek Reservoir offers a variety of fishing opportunities as well as other boating activities. A 10-horsepower limit is in force for all boats (boats with larger engines are allowed on the lake but must be powered with alternative motors). Walleye is the primary target of anglers, but other species are often very cooperative.

Eagle Creek Reservoir, Indiana

Eagle Creek Reservoir, situated in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a serene angling experience without venturing too far from the city. This 1,400-acre reservoir offers excellent fishing opportunities and is known for its diverse fish population.

Anglers can expect to find popular fish species such as largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, catfish, and bluegill in the clear waters of Eagle Creek Reservoir. The lake's healthy fish population ensures that anglers of all skill levels will have a rewarding and enjoyable fishing experience.

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Primary fish species residing in Eagle Creek Reservoir

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish White crappie Walleye Bluegill White Bass

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.

Eagle Creek Lake Amenities

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

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Apart from its fantastic fishing, Eagle Creek Reservoir is also a hub for boating activities. Boaters can explore the expansive waters of the reservoir while taking in the scenic beauty of the surrounding wooded areas. The reservoir provides boat ramps and marinas, making it convenient for boaters to launch their vessels and enjoy a day of cruising or engaging in water sports activities such as water skiing or wakeboarding.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Eagle Creek Fun Rentals
Rentals: Fishing boats, jon boats, kayaks and pontoons
317 327-7130

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Bay Landing Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, at the east end of the W 56th Street Bridge., this is a primitive launch area and parking.

Eagle Creek Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Dandy Trail, this is a three, three-lane, concrete ramps with docks and tons of paved parking

Fishing Guides On Eagle Creek Lake

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Lake Video

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

No Campgrounds close by.

Eagle Creek Reservoir, IN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Eagle Creek Reservoir
Eagle Creek Park
7100 Eagle Creek Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN 46278
317 327-7110

 

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Fishing at Eagle Creek Lake, in Indiana.