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Best Indiana Fishing Lakes

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Top places to fish for bass, catfish, walleye and more in IN.

Brookville Lake, Cagles Mill Lake, Cecil M Harden Lake, Dogwood Lake, Eagle Creek Reservoir, Lake Maxinkuckee, Monroe Lake, Patoka Lake and Salamonie Lake are the most popular places for fishing in Indiana, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species.

  • Barbee Lake
  • Big Turkey Lake
  • Brookville Lake
  • Cagles Mill Lake
  • Cecil M Harden Lake
  • Dewart Lake
  • Dogwood Lake
  • Eagle Creek Reservoir
  • Geist Lake
  • Hardy Lake
  • J Edward Roush Lake
  • James Lake
  • Lake Freeman
  • Lake Lemon
  • Lake Manitou
  • Lake Maxinkuckee
  • Lake Wawasee
  • Mississinewa Reservoir
  • Monroe Lake
  • Morse Reservoir
  • Patoka Lake
  • Pine Lake
  • Prairie Creek Reservoir
  • Salamonie Lake
  • Syracuse Lake
  • Tippecanoe Lake
  • Turtle Creek Reservoir
  • Webster Lake
Best Bass Lakes

Brookville Lake, Cagles Mill Lake, Cecil M Harden Lake, Dogwood Lake, Eagle Creek Reservoir, J Edward Roush Lake, Lake Maxinkuckee, Lake Michigan, Monroe Lake, Morse Reservoir, Patoka Lake, Salamonie Lake and Webster Lake are considered the best options for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass. More...

Popular Catfish Lakes

Brookville Lake, Cagles Mill Lake, Geist Lake, Lake Lemon, Lake Maxinkuckee, Mississinewa Reservoir, Monroe Lake, Patoka Lake, Prairie Creek Reservoir and Salamonie Lake are favored options for channel, blue, white and flathead catfish. More...

Top Crappie Lakes

Brookville Lake, Cagles Mill Lake, Cecil M Harden Lake, Eagle Creek Reservoir, Jimmerson Lake, Lake Freeman, Lake Manitou, Lake Maxinkuckee, Lake Michigan, Mississinewa Reservoir, Monroe Lake, Morse Reservoir, Nyona Lake and Patoka Lake are consired the most popular lakes for black and white crappie. More...

Favorite Sunfish-Panfish Lakes

Big Long Lake, Big Turkey Lake, Cecil M Harden Lake, Dogwood Lake, Eagle Creek Reservoir, Geist Lake, J Edward Roush Lake, Lake Freeman, Lake Manitou, Lake Maxinkuckee, Lake Michigan, Mississinewa Reservoir, Monroe Lake, Nyona Lake, Patoka Lake, Prairie Creek Reservoir, Salamonie Lake, Turtle Creek Reservoir and Waubee Lake are some of the most popular lakes to fish for bluegill, bream, perch and other sunfish. More...

Best Walleye Lakes

Brookville Lake, Cagles Mill Lake, Cecil M Hardin Lake, Crooked Lake, Eagle Creek Reservoir, Geist Lake, Kokomo Reservoir, Lake Maxinkuckee, Lake of the Wood, Mississinewa Reservoir, Monroe Lake and Patoka Lake are just some of the top lakes for walleye fishing. More...

Popular Trout Lakes

Brookville Lake and Cecil M Harden Lake are the favorite options for rainbow, brook, brown and lake trout. More...

Top Striper Lakes

Cagles Mill Lake, Cecil M Harden Lake, Geist Lake, Lake Monroe, Lake Papakeechie and Tippecanoe Lake are the best options for striped bass and hybrid striped bass. More...

Visit the Indiana fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and local fishing choices in the state. Visit the Indiana map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in IN at many of the most popular lakes in the state.

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Favorite fishing lakes in Indiana.

Most popular fishing lakes in IN.