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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.

  • Chemical spill kills fish in Shelby County
  • FLAT ROCK — Indiana conservation officers along with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management are investigating a chemical spill that resulted in a fish kill in a small tributary of Little Tough Creek. Conservation officers were sent to the ...
  • The Republic
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  • 5/26/2017 2:05:00 AM
  • Event offers kids chance to cast line
  • June 3 is a free fishing day in Indiana, and on that day, no one needs a fishing license. The refuge is off of U.S. 50 three miles east of Interstate 65 at Seymour.
  • tribtown.com
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  • 5/25/2017 7:30:00 AM
  • Indiana: New Online Tool Helps ID Fish
  • With more than 200 fish species in Indiana waters, anglers sometimes catch fish they can't immediately identify. A new online tool through the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife can help. The Fish Identification Form allows the public to submit photos and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • IDNR can help ID fish
  • With more than 200 fish species in Indiana waters, anglers sometimes catch fish they can’t immediately identify. A new online tool through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish & Wildlife can help. The Fish Identification Form ...
  • Herald Tribune
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  • 5/23/2017 8:52:00 PM
  • Cape May County's 'Bucktail Willie' tags 20,000th fish
  • Although he grew up in Cape May County, Shillingford raised his family in Indiana, where he worked as a plant manager for Ford Motor Co. He would come back to South Jersey every year to fish, so when he retired in 2001, he came home for good. He has been .
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 5/22/2017 11:18:00 AM
  • Pet fish pose potential lake problems
  • One of them included the redtail catfish. One of those South American fish was reportedly caught near Portage, Indiana, in Lake Michigan in 2013 at a length of nearly two feet and weighing eight pounds. Blair Fish Co. each year catches at least 30,000 ...
  • The Detroit News
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  • 5/22/2017 4:18:00 AM
  • May 20 is a Free Fishing Day in Indiana
  • INDIANA — Hoosier adults can fish for free in Indiana on May 20. Additional Free Fishing Days in 2017 are June 3-4. On these special days, Indiana residents who are age 18 and older can fish public waters without needing a fishing license or a trout stamp.
  • Greensburg Daily News
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  • 5/19/2017 11:12:00 AM
  • Outdoors: Free fishing Saturday
  • Saturday is a free fishing day for adults in Indiana. Additional free fishing days in 2017 are June 3-4. On these days, Indiana residents, age 18 and older, can fish public waters without needing a fishing license or a trout stamp. Also on Saturday ...
  • South Bend Tribune
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  • 5/19/2017 10:17:00 AM
  • May 20 Is A Free Fishing Day In Indiana
  • INDIANA — Hoosier adults can fish for free in Indiana on Saturday, May 20. Additional Free Fishing Days in 2017 are June 3-4. On these special days, Indiana residents who are age 18 and older can fish public waters without needing a fishing license or a ..
  • inkfreenews.com
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  • 5/18/2017 11:22:00 PM
  • State hopes raised water levels, more fish will boost Buckeye Lake tourism
  • The department delivered more than 57,000 saugeye to Buckeye Lake on Thursday. Afterward, the truck set out for Acton Lake near the Indiana border to deliver more fish. Officials at the hatchery said their crop of fish this year was particularly robust.
  • abc 6 ON YOUR SIDE
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  • 5/18/2017 11:14:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day
  • Indiana - Do you like fishing? Hoosier adults can fish for free in Indiana on May 20th. Additional Free Fishing Days in 2017 are June 3-4. On these special days, Indiana residents who are age 18 and older can fish public waters without needing a fishing ..
  • My Wabash Valley
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  • 5/18/2017 8:20:00 PM
  • DNR angling to get more adult fishers out for free fishing day
  • The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is offering people over 18 a chance to get out and enjoy the weather with a free fishing day. The fishing day is Saturday, May 20. The DNR said during the free fishing days, Indiana residents 18 and older can ...
  • NOW News Source
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  • 5/18/2017 7:45:00 PM
  • Saturday is a Free Fishing Day in Indiana
  • 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) INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) On Saturday, May 20, adults can fish public waters
  • Wane
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  • 5/18/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • Saturday marks Free Fishing Day
  • The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is reminding the public that Hoosier adults can fish for free on Saturday. Additional Free Fishing Days in 2017 are June 3 and 4. On these special days, according to the DNR, Indiana residents who are age 18 and
  • duboiscountyherald.com
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  • 5/18/2017 3:16:00 PM
  • Hoosiers Can Fish For Free Saturday
  • The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says Hoosier adults can fish for free this weekend. Indiana residents who are age 18 and older will be allowed to fish public waters without a fishing license or a trout stamp on Saturday, May 20. Additional free
  • WFYI
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  • 5/18/2017 3:13:00 PM
  • Indiana: DNR Tests for Fish Virus at Lake Webster
  • Michigan's decision to cancel its muskie-stocking program this year due to a virus outbreak in adult fish they capture for muskie eggs has prompted Indiana DNR officials to say a similar situation could develop in the Hoosier state. Viral hemorrhagic ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/18/2017 9:15:00 AM
  • High Water in Indiana Ditches Causes Invasive Carp Concerns
  • Recent heavy rains that flooded northeast Indiana ditches could create problems for anglers. DNR fisheries biologists say flooding can create better conditions for non-native common carp to move into lakes, rivers and wetlands. Introduced in Indiana in the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/18/2017 9:15:00 AM
  • U.S. Dept. Of Fish And Wildlife Raid English Business
  • Cox says he recently found out an undercover agent was on his boat last year while fishing on the river near Troy, Indiana. Cox say the fish in question may have been a paddle fish that may have been too small to keep. Cox questioned the size and told the
  • WBIW
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  • 5/17/2017 11:32:00 AM
  • Eggers & Helper win Cabela's NABC Sturgeon Bay
  • Sturgeon Bay, Wisc.—May 13, 2017—David Eggers of Granger, Indiana, and Tad Hepler of Niles, Michigan, sacked a 5-fish limit weighing 26 pounds, 13 ounces to win the Cabela’s North American Bass Circuit’s 2017 season opener presented by Mercury ...
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 5/17/2017 3:58:00 AM
  • Outdoors: Pike size tops fish proposals
  • The Indiana Natural Resources Commission will consider several new regulation changes at its meeting Tuesday night, but don’t expect anything earth shattering. Perhaps the most major change comes in northern pike, where the DNR Fisheries Division is ...
  • South Bend Tribune
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  • 5/14/2017 11:48:00 AM
  • Outdors: Confused? So are the fish
  • Muskies are being caught on live suckers and glide baits. That could be a good sign for the Indiana Muskie Classic slated there for May 19-21. Although there are a few steelhead being caught in the river, the run is pretty much over. The fish that survived
  • South Bend Tribune
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  • 5/12/2017 10:23:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Day May 20th
  • (UNDATED) - The second of four free fishing days is May 20. On this day, Indiana residents do not need a license or trout/salmon stamp to fish in Indiana's public waters. The next free fishing weekend will be June 3-4. Brown County State Park will host a .
  • WBIW
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  • 5/10/2017 7:52:00 AM

Indiana Guides/Outfitters

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Indiana Fishing Clubs

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