Guide To Indiana Other Fishing
All about fishing for bowfin, longnose gar, muskie, northern pike, paddlefish, spotted gar and tiger muskie in IN.
This state offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find information about these species of fish. For info about local sauger fishing, visit the IN walleye page.
Some of the major Indiana lakes with populations of pike include Big Long Lake, Big Turkey Lake, Hardy Lake, James Lake, Jimmerson Lake, Kuhn Lake, Lake Manitou, Lake Wawasee, Syracuse Lake, Tippecanoe Lake, Waubee Lake, Webster Lake and Witmer Lake.
Major lakes in IN with muskie include Barbee Lake, Brookville Lake, Cagles Mill Lake, Cecil M Harden Lake, Hardy Lake, Tippecanoe Lake and Webster Lake.
Other Available Species
World record: 21 lbs 8 oz
State Record: 16.52 lbs
World record: 50 lbs 5 oz
State Record: 22.32 lbs
World record: 69 lbs 9 oz
State Record: 42 lbs 8 oz
World record: 55 lbs 1 oz
State Record: 30 lbs 2 oz
World record: 9 lbs 12 oz
State Record: 6.78 lbs
World record: 51 lbs 2 oz
State Record: 24 lbs 0 oz
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Check out the Northern Pike Fishing page to get tips, tactics and methods for catching more pike. Also visit the top producing northern pike lures page to assist in selecting the best baits. The Muskie Fishing page offers methods, tips and tactics. Also view the page revealing the top producing lures for catching musky and tiger musky.
The state record bowfin was taken from Mutton Creek.
The state record longnose gar was caught out of East Fork White River.
The state record muskie was caught from James Lake.
The state record northern pike was taken out of Clear Lake.
The state record spotted gar was caught from a gravel pit.
The state record tiger muskie was taken from Wolf Lake.
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Information on fishing for unique species, by state.