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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie and white bass at J Edward Roush Lake in Indiana.

J Edward Roush Lake, IN

With 960 surface-acre feet of water, J Edward Roush Lake offers a wide variety of water sport activities. Top on the list is fishing. It is the primary attraction of the J E Roush Fish & Wildlife Area, in Huntington, Indiana. Roush Lake Fish & Wildlife Area includes 15 miles of river to fish.

J. Edward Roush Lake, commonly known as Huntington Reservoir, is a beautiful destination for fishing enthusiasts in northeastern Indiana. This 1,600-acre lake offers excellent fishing opportunities and is renowned for its diverse fish population.

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Anglers can target popular fish species such as largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish, and saugeye in the waters of J. Edward Roush Lake. The lake's healthy fish population and varied underwater structures provide ample opportunities for anglers of all skill levels to enjoy a successful day of fishing.

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Primary fish species residing in Lake J Edward Roush

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White Bass

J Edward Roush Lake Amenities

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

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Boating is a popular activity at J. Edward Roush Lake, with its calm and expansive waters offering a perfect setting for water-based adventures. Boaters can explore the lake, take in the scenic beauty of the surrounding landscape, and enjoy various water sports activities. The lake provides boat ramps and a marina, ensuring convenient access for boaters to launch their vessels and make the most of their time on the water.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Kil-So-Quah Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the northwest side of the lake, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with plenty of paved parking.

Little Turtle State Recreation Area Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

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For those seeking an extended outdoor experience, J. Edward Roush Lake offers camping facilities near its shores. Several campgrounds provide a range of camping options, from primitive tent camping to RV camping with modern amenities. Camping near the lake allows visitors to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area, wake up to breathtaking views, and have convenient access to fishing and boating activities throughout their stay.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Camp Timber Lake Campground - 260 672-3251

J E Roush Lake (Huntington Lake), IN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

J Edward Roush Lake
Indiana Department Of Natural Resources
517 N. Warren Road
Huntington, IN 46750
260 468-2165


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J Edward Roush Lake in Indiana.

Bass, crappie and white bass fishing in northeast IN.

Fishing at J Edward Roush Lake, in Indiana.