Fishing in Indiana

Indiana offers excellent fishing opportunities for anglers of all ages and skill sets. Purchase your fishing license online, and plan your next family trip.

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Top Fishing Spots in Indiana

Eagle Creek Reservoir
Eagle Creek Reservoir offers excellent fishing for largemouth bass and catfish. This family-friendly beach fishing spot offers picnic areas, and boat rentals.
Worster Lake
A fishing pier, boat rentals and biking trails just outside of South Bend, Ind.
Summit Lake State Park
Families can find excellent fishing for bass, crappie, and sunfish. Boat rentals are available including paddle boats, row boats and canoes.
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Common Catches in Indiana

Blue Catfish
Blue Catfish
This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).
Redear Sunfish
Redear Sunfish
Like the bluegill and other sunfishes, the redear sunfish is and excellent panfish with white, flaky meat.
Brown Trout
Brown Trout
The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.
Walleye
Walleye
The walleye is a wide-ranging, North American species that occurs virtually everywhere on the mainland.
Muskellunge
Muskellunge
It was once believed that there were at least four species of muskellunge, but these varieties are now considered to be one species
Lake Trout
Lake Trout
The lake trout has considerable value both as a sport fish and a food fish.

Indiana Fishing Tips And Information

How to Fly Fish: A Beginner's Guide

Fly Fishing

This unique entry among fishing methods is easy to learn. Learn how to start fly fishing.

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Tips & Tricks on How to Ice Fish

Ice Fishing

This is a cold weather fishing method where anglers go fishing during the winter months.

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Lake & Pond Structures

Lake & Pond Structures

Learn about the structures in lakes and ponds. Learn where to find fish, tips and more.

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