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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

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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.

  • Perch, lakers, ice fishing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report
  • They cost $6 cash with one per valid fishing license. Last week, Ben Dickinson, Indiana’s assistant Lake Michigan biologist, suggested with the perch crush that I include the reminder about the reciprocal waters around Cal Harbor. I think it is still ...
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 12/13/2017 1:30:00 AM
  • Perch fishing along the Chicago lakefront: Some questions answered
  • “The bulk of those are probably the 2015 year-class (especially the 5-7 inchers),’’ agreed Ben Dickinson, Indiana’s assistant Lake Michigan fisheries biologist. “The larger ones in the 7-9 inch range are probably from earlier year ...
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 12/10/2017 2:26:00 PM
  • Perch No. 1, but ice on way: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report
  • The passes allow for legal access to select piers available. They cost $6 cash with one per valid fishing license. Ben Dickinson, Indiana’s assistant Lake Michigan biologist, suggested with the perch crush that I include the reminder about the reciprocal .
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 12/6/2017 12:40:00 AM
  • Jetty Fishing Sheepshead 101
  • My buddy’s uncle immediately hooked a 27″ red, his first Florida fish. Not a bad start. This same gentleman from Indiana hooks a 26.5″, 6.5 pound trout on a croaker, hooked through the chin with a 1/8 oz jig. I have been finding decent keeper trout ...
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  • 12/1/2017 7:08:00 PM
  • Plenty of perch, not much ice: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report
  • Some steelhead in creek..fishing is day 2 day WILLOW SLOUGH: Boat fishing is closed for waterfowl seasons. LAKER REMINDER: Indiana now has a daily bag of three lake trout on Lake Michigan, to match Michigan. Illinois’ daily bag remains at two.
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 11/28/2017 11:16:00 PM
  • At the top of the non-fish list are two mussels
  • In a past column I related how concerned the Indiana D.N.R. is about invasive aquatic creatures that have invaded our Hoosier lakes, rivers and streams. The Asian carp are at the top of the list of alien fish; as well they should be for they are a major ..
  • Washington Times Herald
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  • 11/28/2017 12:09:00 PM
  • Few farmers join anti-runoff effort as algae worsens
  • A total of $2.5 billion was pledged during the period. Of that, $51 million was targeted for Indiana, Michigan and Ohio farmers in the watershed flowing into western Lake Erie, where fisherman Steele was sickened. Yet some of the lake’s biggest algae ...
  • Post Register
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  • 11/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • Dave Mull: Does good food equal good fishing?
  • That wasn’t the only time good food worked. Back when I ran a 30-footer, I used to fish Lake Michigan with a fellow from Indiana who never paid for gas, but his wife always packed an amazing amount of great food. We’re talking roast beef sandwiches ...
  • The Herald Palladium
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  • 11/12/2017 11:05:00 AM
  • Extended summer of Chicago fishing: The Midwest Fishing Report
  • Check the Wisconsin DNR Lake Michigan Report or the Root River Report. INDIANA STREAMS/NORTHWEST INDIANA: Capt. Rich Sleziak at Slez’s Bait in Lake Station, Ind., texted: Water super hot so fish are turning really fast dark and are hard to eat to ...
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 9/27/2017 2:15:00 AM
  • Fishkeeping in our crazy world
  • My research tells me the zebra danios are from eastern Indiana, and can grow to as long as 2 inches. The majority of my stock are less than 1 inch long. My research also tells me these are sociable, peaceful fish. I can only hope, for the sake of what ...
  • crestonnews.com
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  • 9/19/2017 4:10:00 PM
  • Indiana: Keep Fishing Waters Clean with SepticSmart Week Sept. 18-22
  • Property owners in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties can learn about proper septic system maintenance and why it's important during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 18-22. SepticSmart Week is a nationwide initiative through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/15/2017 7:53:00 AM
  • DNR hosts four public fishing events statewide Saturday
  • The event runs all day, with fishing from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The Indiana Bass’n Gals will help visitors fish from the fishing pier. Participants can also play a game to practice casting skills. The 16th annual “Wheeln' IN the Fish” at Patoka Lake’s ...
  • Greensburg Daily News
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  • 9/14/2017 7:33:00 PM
  • 16th Annual "Wheelin' In The Fish" Saturday At Patoka Lake
  • (PATOKA LAKE) - The 16th annual "Wheelin' In the Fish", hosted by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Patoka Bass Anglers, and Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living (SICIL), will be held at Osborn Boat Ramp, Patoka Lake on Saturday ...
  • WBIW
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  • 9/14/2017 7:42:00 AM
  • INDIANA: DNR to Host Public Fishing Events Sept. 16
  • Four events this Saturday offer a chance to fish using provided equipment and bait. While participation in all four events is free, park admission fees will apply, and anglers age 18 and older must possess a fishing license. Eagle Creek Park in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/13/2017 6:13:00 AM
  • Four free fishing events Saturday
  • The Indiana Department of Natural Resources hosts four public fishing events statewide Sept. 16 that offer chances to fish using provided equipment and bait. While participation in all four events is free, park admission fees will apply, and anglers 18 and
  • Herald Tribune
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  • 9/12/2017 3:26:00 PM
  • Steelheaders take vets fishing
  • We were all ready to accept this predicted gift from Mother Nature. Along this day was Phil Gross out of Elkhart, Indiana; Al Lantz, Benton Harbor; and Al’s fishing buddy Bernie Liebig, also of Benton Harbor. All three have Lake Michigan experience.
  • The Herald Palladium
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  • 9/10/2017 10:14:00 AM
  • This week in odd news: Guinness records; 'Star Wars' maze
  • This is the 63rd edition of the Guinness book. INDIANA FARMER PLANTS CORN MAZE TRIBUTE TO CARRIE FISHER EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana farmer who created a corn maze with trails outlining the face of "Star Wars" character Princess Leia says ...
  • WHIO
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  • 9/9/2017 11:52:00 AM
  • Indiana farmer plants corn maize tribute to Carrie Fisher
  • EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana farmer who created a corn maze with trails outlining the face of "Star Wars" character Princess Leia says he planted it to honor the late actress Carrie Fisher. Jeremy Goebel designed the maze in February, more ..
  • accesswdun.com
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  • 9/8/2017 4:04:00 PM
  • Super Early Bass Fishing
  • It is Super Early Bass Fishing time of year when the sun gets hot and the bass bite early. I had the pleasure of fishing with Cheryl and Hugh traveling from Indiana to this amazing lake. Lake Okeechobee did not disappoint and their love for bass fishing ..
  • bassonline.com
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  • 9/5/2017 1:56:00 PM
  • Wheelin' IN the Fish at Patoka Lake Saturday, September 16
  • (PATOKA LAKE) - The 16th annual "Wheelin' IN the Fish", hosted by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Patoka Bass Anglers, and Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living (SICIL), will be held at Osborn Boat Ramp, Patoka Lake on Saturday ...
  • WBIW
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  • 9/5/2017 7:57:00 AM
  • Fish named chief medical officer at Schneck
  • Fish earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He joined the medical staff at Schneck in 2005 and founded Schneck Obstetrics ...
  • tribtown.com
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  • 8/26/2017 2:07:00 AM

Indiana Guides/Outfitters

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Indiana Fishing Clubs

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