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Fishing Indiana

EZFishing brings you Indiana's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Indiana Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Indiana.

Indiana Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Indiana?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Indiana Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Indiana Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Indiana's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Indiana Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Indiana.

  • Family calls N.D. lake a true ice fishing treasure
  • They've fished through the ice from Indiana to Montana, but they consider Lake Metigoshe a true ice fishing treasure. "This is my home away from home in the winter," explained Potter. "I absolutely love Metigoshe. I've been fishing it for five years now ..
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 2/27/2017 2:35:00 PM
  • Family says Lake Metigoshe a true ice fishing treasure
  • They've fished through the ice from Indiana to Montana, but they consider Lake Metigoshe a true ice fishing treasure. "This is my home away from home in the winter," explained Potter. "I absolutely love Metigoshe. I've been fishing it for five years now ..
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 2/27/2017 5:53:00 AM
  • Good Samaritan rescues two from frigid Fish Lake
  • At around 7 p.m. Brandon Heidorn and Jessica Searls were in a canoe on Fish Lake when for an unknown reason, the boat overturned, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. A Good Samaritan heard Heirdorn and Searls crying for help.
  • Wane
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  • 2/27/2017 5:43:00 AM
  • Fly fishing retreats aid breast cancer combatants
  • "I thought, 'If I'm going to do this, I'm going to have some good shades.'" When the retreat ended, she was transformed. An Indiana native, Barnhart fished as a child with her father on the Ohio River, but that was perch jerking with a bobber and pole.
  • NWA Online
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  • 2/26/2017 8:56:00 AM
  • Outdoors: Fish think it's spring
  • “A lot of people have been getting out and they’re catching fish. I’ve never seen it this good so early.” Indiana steelhead anglers have gotten a good jump on the season thanks to nearly 800 fresh fish that have moved above the South Bend Dam from ...
  • South Bend Tribune
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  • 2/24/2017 11:27:00 AM
  • In North Dakota, Lake Metigoshe an ice-fishing treasure
  • They’ve fished through the ice from Indiana to Montana, but they consider Lake Metigoshe a true ice fishing treasure. “This is my home away from home in the winter,” Justin Potter said. “I absolutely love Metigoshe. I’ve been fishing it for five ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 2/23/2017 5:10:00 PM
  • Rick Bramwell column: Redear target for upcoming fishing
  • Fishing, in this mid-April type weather, you bet. I fished Sunday and Monday with Larry Holliday in southern Indiana where we caught bluegill up to nine inches. The lake has no redear, but from the looks of things, they would do quite well. Redear or shell
  • The Herald Bulletin
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  • 2/22/2017 9:55:00 PM
  • DeFoe adds 2 non-endemics
  • DeFoe met Joe's Jerky founder Joe Martino during an appearance at the Indiana Fishing Expo. They talked about fishing and eventually beef jerky. DeFoe is a connoisseur of jerky and it turns out Martino makes the best he'd ever tried. Martino believes DeFoe
  • BassFan
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  • 2/21/2017 11:36:00 PM
  • February Largmouth Bass Fishing Adventure- St Johns River
  • Fishing the Saint Johns River is always an adventure. I had the pleasure to fish with Al and his buddies from Indiana. It was Al’s second trip recently. They normally come down once a year, so I am glad he has come back for an additional February ...
  • bassonline.com
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  • 2/21/2017 7:20:00 PM
  • Fish-On brings show focused on boating, fishing to Portage
  • Sponsored by Portage Port Authority, Fish-On has some financial support from Indiana Dunes Tourism. The show also features door prizes, children's activities such as balloon art and face painting, and discounts at Best Western Plus Portage Hotel & Suites .
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 2/17/2017 7:56:00 PM
  • Letter: Work on dam would harm local fishing
  • Are they planning on taking out all the logs and snags? It’s a shame that the city of Columbus is asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for money that will jeopardize this great fishery when they are ...
  • The Republic
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  • 2/10/2017 6:16:00 PM
  • Outdoors with Bud Ice fishing safety
  • I always carried a 100-foot length of rope in my ice fishing shanty just as a precaution. I was ice fishing in northern Indiana years ago, and there was a man who fell through the ice, and, with the assistance of two other men, I helped pull him out of the
  • Kokomo Perspective
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  • 2/9/2017 7:09:00 PM
  • Incredible Photo Of Frozen Pike Fish Eating Bass Goes Viral: Is It Fake?
  • When you go ice fishing, odds are high you’ll catch something bizarre. That’s what happened to siblings Alex and Anton Babich of northern Indiana. In January, these two brothers went ice fishing on Lake Wawasee and spotted an incredible object ...
  • themissouriinjuryblog.com
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  • 2/9/2017 5:48:00 PM
  • Fish Caught Mid-Eating Another Fish Becomes Frozen Solid In Ice
  • Two brothers came across the unexpected sight of a pike in the middle of eating a bass, both of which had then become frozen solid in ice, while on a fishing trip around Wawasee Lake in Indiana. Fascinated and confused by this fish-on-fish action ...
  • iflscience.com
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  • 2/8/2017 12:33:00 PM
  • Incredible Photo Of Frozen Pike Fish Eating Bass Goes Viral: Is It Fake?
  • When you go ice fishing, odds are high you'll catch something bizarre. That's what happened to siblings Alex and Anton Babich of northern Indiana. In January, these two brothers went ice fishing on Lake Wawasee and spotted an incredible object: a frozen ..
  • Tech Times
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  • 2/8/2017 12:02:00 PM
  • One Fish Frozen While Eating Another—A Rare Discovery
  • Two brothers found something unexpected frozen into the surface of a lake in Indiana: a pike fish eating a bass. The Telegraph reports that Anton and Alex Babich found the unusual occurrence while ice fishing on Wawasee Lake near Syracuse in northern ...
  • nationalgeographic.com.au
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  • 2/8/2017 3:11:00 AM
  • Rare: Battling Fish Found Frozen in Ice
  • Feb. 7, 2017 - Two brothers ice fishing on a lake in northern Indiana discovered a rare and grizzly scene: one fish eating another, frozen in ice.… more Feb. 7, 2017 - Two brothers ice fishing on a lake in northern Indiana discovered a rare and grizzly ...
  • National Geographic
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  • 2/7/2017 9:30:00 PM
  • One Fish Frozen While Eating Another—A Rare Discovery
  • Two brothers found something unexpected frozen into the surface of a lake in Indiana: a pike fish eating a bass. The Telegraph reports that Anton and Alex Babich found the unusual occurrence while ice fishing on Wawasee Lake near Syracuse in northern ...
  • National Geographic
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  • 2/7/2017 9:12:00 PM
  • Body Of Missing Dupont Man Found At Crosley Fish and Wildlife Area
  • (JENNINGS CO.) - Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of a missing Dupont man whose body was found on state property at Crosley Fish and Wildlife area. At approximately 12 p.m., Indiana Conservation Officers, Indiana State Police ...
  • WBIW
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  • 2/7/2017 12:30:00 PM
  • Middle Children
  • Middle Children from Bloomington, Indiana craft heartfelt and capacious punk rock – the variety that not only isn’t frightened to bear their insecurities across the page for examination but to stand boldly by its own intentions. “Fish” – the ...
  • goldflakepaint.co.uk
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  • 2/7/2017 3:07:00 AM
  • Indiana brothers behind viral video of fish eating another fish
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Two Fort Wayne brothers posted a video ...
  • WISH-TV
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  • 2/6/2017 11:51:00 AM
  • Indiana: 2017 Recreation Guide Now Available
  • Your guide to Indiana's best values in outdoor recreation is available now at dnr.IN.gov/5280.htm. The Department of Natural Resources' 2017 Indiana Recreation Guide is the source for information on state parks, lakes, state park inns, fish & wildlife ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/6/2017 7:23:00 AM
  • Shenandoah River: Fishing on the fly
  • These guys get excited about 6-inch brook trout as well. The area just isn’t blessed with fish the size of those in Indiana. Jeff Murray can hook you into a big one on a guided trip, if that’s what you really want. But for a beginner who really needs ...
  • Daily Journal
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  • 2/3/2017 6:53:00 PM

Indiana Guides/Outfitters

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Indiana Fishing Clubs

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