Guide To The Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Indiana
Fish for spotted, smallmouth and largemouth bass.
Bass Lakes In Indiana
While there are literally hundreds of waters in Indiana with a population of bass, larger impoundments typically produce the most consistent stringers. Visit the Bass Knowledge Center for valuable information about bass and bass fishing. Some of the top bass fishing lakes in Indiana include Barbee Lake, Bass Lake, Big Long Lake, Big Turkey Lake, Bluegrass FWA, Brookville Lake, Cagles Mill Lake, Cecil M Harden Lake, Dewart Lake, Dogwood Lake, Eagle Creek Reservoir, Geist Lake, Griffy Lake, Hamilton Lake, Hardy Lake, Hovey Lake, Irish Lake, J C Murphey Lake, J Edward Roush Lake, James Lake, Jimmerson Lake, Kuhn Lake, Lake Freeman, Lake Lemon, Lake Manitou, Lake Maxinkuckee, Lake Michigan, Lake Papakeechie, Lake Shafer, Lake Wawasee, Mississinewa Reservoir, Monroe Lake, Morse Reservoir, Nyona Lake, Patoka Lake, Pine Lake, Prairie Creek Reservoir, Salamonie Lake, Summit Lake, Sylvan Lake, Syracuse Lake, Tippecanoe Lake, Turtle Creek Reservoir, Waubee Lake, Webster Lake, West Boggs Lake, Winona Lake, Witmer Lake and Worster Lake.
Bass In Indiana
World record: 22 lbs 4 oz
State Record: 14 lbs 12 oz
World record: 11 lbs 15 oz
State Record: 7 lbs 4 oz
World record: 9 lbs 8 oz
State Record: 5 lbs 5 oz
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Top 5 Bass Fishing Lures For Indiana
When bass are shallow, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and stickbaits are the most productive. As they move deeper, worms and jigs are among the top producers.
Indiana state record smallmouth bass was caught at Twin Lake.
It is unknown where the state record largemouth was caught.
The state record spotted bass was caught somewhere in Vigo county.
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Bass are one of the most sought after of all the game fish. Its appeal spans cultures, age groups and genders to tap on the heart strings of anglers everywhere. Join us in our endeavor to offer information about bass fishing on your favorite bass lake in Indiana.
Bass fishing basics video.
Understanding the primary seasonal movements of smallmouth bass and largemouth bass is key to locating them on local lakes in the Hoosier State.
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Bass fishing information by state.
The lifecycle of bass
The more you know about the seasonal migration of bass, the more likely you are to be looking in the right area next time you visit Indiana bass fishing lakes. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.