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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, rock bass, yellow perch and northern pike at Lake Wawasee in Indiana.

At over 3,000 surface acres with a wide variety of fish species to pursue, Lake Wawasee is an anglers paradise. It is located in the northeast Indiana along the southeast outskirts of Syracuse. If you like fishing around boat docks, the lake is lined with them. The lake is populated with healthy schools of bluegill and sunfish. The lake also provides some good bass fishing as well as walleye and northern pike. There are some opportunities for shoreline fishing, but the most efficient way to catch fish here is by boat.

Ice fishing during winter at Lake Wawasee can often produce nice catches. Check with local officials for authorization and Indiana DNR for regulations before attempting to fish through the ice on any lake.

Primary fish species residing in Wawasee Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Rock Bass Yellow Perch Northern pike

Lake Wawasee Amenities

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

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Harper Lake Campground - 260 856-2655

Pick A Spot Campground - 574 594-2635

Quaker Haven Campground - 574 834-4193

Lake Wawasee, IN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Wawasee
Wawasee Boat Company
6521 E. Cornelius Rd.
Syracuse, IN 46567
574 457-4404

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