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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.

  • Driftwood River not well known but offers great fishing
  • At only 16 miles long, Indiana’s Driftwood River may be short, but the quality of fishing that it offers anglers is exceptional. This fish-filled river is situated in a scenic natural setting. Flowing from Edinburgh to Columbus, the Driftwood is easy to ..
  • Daily Journal
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  • 4/29/2017 6:49:00 AM
  • Indiana: Stream Trout Season Opens Saturday
  • The 2017 Indiana trout stream season opens this Saturday, April 29, at 6 a.m. local time and runs through Dec. 31. By Saturday morning, DNR fisheries personnel will have stocked nearly 22,000 rainbow trout in 17 streams across the state. The trout are ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/27/2017 4:29:00 AM
  • Hoosier National Forest Hosts Free Kids Fishing Day And Cookout
  • There are also fishing-related games for small children. Other event sponsors include Bass Pro Shops, National Wild Turkey Federation, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, and the Boy Scouts. "With the help of these partners, we are able to host a ...
  • WBIW
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  • 4/25/2017 11:40:00 AM
  • When “Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone” Will Catch You More Fish
  • This post was guest-written by Joe Long of the Indiana University Fishing Team. We all have that one go to bait we seem to throw more than anything else. The one bait that we could throw all day. Any time, any place. Don’t let your go to bait become a ...
  • mysterytacklebox.com
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  • 4/24/2017 6:34:00 PM
  • Indiana Lake Key To Muskie Stockings Has Surge In Young Fish
  • NORTH WEBSTER, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana lake that's the sole source of muskie eggs for a lake-stocking program has seen a surge in young populations of that uncommon fish. The state Department of Natural Resources says crews trapped 27 muskies ..
  • wfyi.org
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  • 4/24/2017 4:42:00 PM
  • VanDam: Pay Attention To Blade, Color Combos
  • A Colorado/Indiana blade combo excels in warm, muddy water and fishes well on a slow to medium retrieve. The willow blade provides the flash; the Colorado provides the vibration. Bright colored baits also help to achieve maximum visibility. A willow-leaf .
  • BassFan
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  • 4/24/2017 4:06:00 AM
  • Conservation club hosts fishing derby
  • Children under 12 are free. Registration will begin at 6 a.m. and continue throughout. Participants are not required to possess Indiana fishing licenses, since they will be fishing at a private lake. More information is available at ...
  • Herald Tribune
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  • 4/23/2017 9:14:00 PM
  • Indiana lake key to muskie stockings has surge in young fish
  • North Webster — A northeastern Indiana lake that's the sole source of muskie eggs for a lake-stocking program has seen a surge in young populations of that uncommon fish. The state Department of Natural Resources says crews trapped 27 muskies under 30 ...
  • WHIO
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  • 4/23/2017 2:35:00 PM
  • Grants to Remove Sediment from Indiana Waters
  • Eight Indiana counties will be able to address sediment problems in lakes and rivers, thanks to $617,500 in grant funding from the DNR's Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program. LARE grants are administered through DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/18/2017 5:39:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Day at Pokagon
  • Pokagon State Park Naturalist Dylan Allison leads a casting contest on Potawatomi Inn’s Main Beach Saturday morning during the park’s first observance of Indiana Free Fishing Day. Two Indiana Master Naturalist volunteers, Dave Rowe and Bernadette Pikel ...
  • KPC News
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  • 4/18/2017 3:27:00 AM
  • Families enjoy the first of four days of free fishing in Indiana
  • St. Joseph County Parks invited families to come out and cast a line for Indiana Free Fishing Day. Parents and kids had to sign up ahead of time for the free fishing derby at St. Patrick County Park. The derby was from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday and ...
  • WNDU
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  • 4/15/2017 8:27:00 PM
  • Parent-child fishing derby at St. Joseph County Park
  • Today's the first of Indiana's four free fishing days in 2017. You'll be able to cast your rod when the parks opens at 10 a.m. To mark the occasion, the St. Joseph County Parks Department is hosting a parent-child fishing derby. It's a friendly competition
  • WNDU
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  • 4/15/2017 2:29:00 PM
  • Kendallville gets grant to dredge fishing channel
  • KENDALLVILLE — A plan to dredge the Bixler Lake fishing channel received a financial boost when Kendallville was awarded a $30,000 matching grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Lake and River Enhancement Program.
  • KPC News
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  • 4/15/2017 3:11:00 AM
  • Decatur County Events Calendar
  • All Day – All Indiana BMV offices closed in observance of Good Friday. 10:15 a.m. – Good Friday Service at Good Shepherd Christian Academy. 5 to 7:30 p.m. – Millhousen Knights of St. John all you can eat fish fry at the Knights Hall. Cost is $10 for ...
  • Greensburg Daily News
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  • 4/14/2017 11:11:00 AM
  • Outdoors: Fish for free in Indiana Saturday
  • Looking for that first fishing outing of the spring? Saturday would be a good time to test the waters in Indiana. That’s because Indiana is having a free fishing day which means no license is required. Indiana’s other free fishing days are May 20 and ...
  • South Bend Tribune
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  • 4/14/2017 10:27:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Day Saturday
  • (UNDATED) - Indiana's "Free Fishing Days" return Saturday - the first of four dates chosen for parents to take their kids fishing. To encourage participation, the Department of Natural Resources doesn't require a fishing license for the adults. Kids under
  • WBIW
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  • 4/14/2017 7:39:00 AM
  • Fishing is free at Salamonie, other sites on Saturday
  • This Saturday, April 15, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. is a free fishing day at Salamonie Lake. Indiana residents can fish public waters at Salamonie and other sites in Indiana without needing a fishing license or a trout stamp. Free Fishing Days are ...
  • The Huntington County TAB
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  • 4/13/2017 12:11:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day Saturday
  • GREENSBURG – On April 15, anglers throughout the state of Indiana will have a chance to go to the banks or hop into boats at their favorite fishing spot without worrying about having a fishing license. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources brings ...
  • Greensburg Daily News
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  • 4/13/2017 11:09:00 AM
  • Free fishing on Saturday
  • This Saturday is the first of four Free Fishing Days in Indiana in 2017. On these special days, Indiana residents can fish public waters without needing a fishing license or a trout stamp. Free Fishing Days are opportunities for families to learn to fish .
  • KPC News
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  • 4/13/2017 3:43:00 AM
  • Bragging Board: Twin Cats, Trophy Striper, Carp on Ultralight
  • Indiana where Mike lives and spends a lot of time. Mike is one of the most selfless guys I’ve ever met, would do anything for anyone. Ben LOVES hunting & fishing. After 9 long years of his mother battling cancer she lost the fight in May of last year.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 4/12/2017 7:23:00 PM
  • IN: Events statewide for free fishing day
  • INDIANAPOLIS — April 15 is the first of four Free Fishing Days in Indiana in 2017. On these special days, Indiana residents can fish public waters without needing a fishing license or a trout stamp. Free Fishing Days are opportunities for families to ...
  • rvdailyreport.com
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  • 4/12/2017 7:13:00 PM
  • Indiana Slates Events for Free Fishing Day April 15
  • This Saturday, April 15, is the first of four Free Fishing Days in Indiana in 2017. On these special days, Indiana residents can fish public waters without needing a fishing license or a trout stamp. Free Fishing Days are opportunities for families to ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/12/2017 6:39:00 AM
  • Spring for real I think: Chicago Fishing, Midwest Fishing Report
  • Harbor Gates will close at 1 a.m. –start breaking down at 12:30 a.m. to be out by 1 a.m. I would emphasize that last one, the regulation is to be out of the parks by 1 a.m. Indiana now has four free fishing days for residents. The first is Saturday ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 4/12/2017 3:55:00 AM
  • Fishing boat capsizes; operator in life jacket OK
  • Anthony K. Genson, 50, of Merom, capsized his 14-foot aluminum fishing boat on Wampler Lake, located three miles southwest of Linton in Greene County, according to a news release from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, law enforcement district 5.
  • Tribune-Star
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  • 4/12/2017 3:31:00 AM

Indiana Guides/Outfitters

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Indiana Fishing Clubs

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