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Fishing in Indiana, A brief look

Indiana fishing abounds specifically in the jewel-like natural lakes of the northeastern portion of the state. The rock bed streams of the southwest also for provide for great warm-water fishing. The most notable Indiana fishing variety includes the largemouth bass, but the crappie and bluegill are the most prevalent. The Kankakee River in northwestern Indiana provides the state's best fishing.

The most popular fishing river in Indiana is the Tippecanoe River, which begins at Tippecanoe Lake. Smallmouth bass fishing is the most popular and anglers can also find giant catfish in these waters. Flowing down from South Bend is the Kankakee River is another popular Indiana fishing stream known for its northern pike and walleye fishing. Kankakee fishing guides can be booked throughout the area.

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Indiana Fishing Locations

Fishing in Indiana is the most prevalent in the following areas: Kankakee River, St. Joseph River, Wabash River, White River's West Fork, White River's East Fork, Muscatatuck River, Eel River, Salmonie River, Mississinewa River, Whitewater River, Big River, Littlle Blue River; Indiana stream fishing: Sugar Creek, Raccoon Creek, Deer Creek, Big Brandywine, Lake Michigan, Ohio River

Indiana Fishing Species

Popular Indiana fishing species include: Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, bluegill, white perch, white bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, flathead catfish, rock bass, redear and other sunfish, suckers, carp, brook trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, walleye.

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