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Brookville Lake, Indiana

Most Popular Fish Species In Brookville Lake, IN


Brookville Lake Popular Fish - Largemouth Bass

Largemouth Bass

Currently, Largemouth bass are thriving in Brookville Lake due to excellent fisheries management and plenty of cover for both baitfish and bass. Fishing for largemouth bass is good virtually any time they are shallow - in spring, mornings in summer and during warmer fall afternoons. Use shallow crankbaits around rip rap, and around grass use worms, jigs, topwater and spinnerbaits. In deeper water, big worms, jigs and spoons are three good weapons. In winter, spend your time on deeper structure.


Brookville Lake Popular Fish - Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth bass are a favorite of many locals at Brookville Lake, as they are plentiful and easy to catch, once located. Fishing for smallmouth bass is good anytime they are shallow - in spring, during high water, mornings in summer and during warmer fall afternoons. Use shallow crankbaits around rip rap, and around grass use worms, jigs, topwater and spinnerbaits. In winter, spend your time on deeper structure with big worms, jigs and spoons.


Brookville Lake Popular Fish - Walleye

Walleye

Thanks to good management by the fish and game department, healthy a population of walleye are now thriving in the waters of Brookville Lake this year. They are eager to feed throughout the lake, but tend to concentrate on flats and ledges off the river channels. Fishing for walleye here is most often accomplished by trolling, however casting jigs, worms, spoons and deep-diving crankbaits also work well at times.


Fish species to fish for...

Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill and muskellunge at Brookville Lake in Indiana.

This 5,200 acre lake is located just north of Brookville, in the southeastern part of the state. There is excellent fishing in Brookville Lake for a wide variety of species. At over 17 miles in length, there is ample water for fishing, boating, swimming and water sports. This is a great place for family vacations with plenty of camping and lodging options.

Brookville Lake, located in southeastern Indiana, is a premier destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a combination of natural beauty and excellent fishing opportunities. Spanning over 5,260 acres, this reservoir offers a diverse range of fish species that attract anglers throughout the year.

Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish, and walleye in the lake's abundant waters. Whether you prefer casting from the shore or exploring the lake by boat, Brookville Lake ensures an exciting and fruitful fishing experience for all.

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Primary fish species residing in Lake Brookville

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bassChannel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Muskie

The purpose of this page is to deliver an overview of this lake, the fishing options, and area amenities. Our goal is to provide info to first time visitors, as well as beginner and novice anglers. We gathered details from personal experience, numerous trusted websites that each offer select bits of information, and videos of fishing activity on the lake. These websites include the Indiana Division of Fish & Wildlife, marinas at the lake, campgrounds, boat rental agencies and others. By consolidating this information to one page it allows visitors to see the entire picture, all in one place.

Brookville Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Marinas

Fairfield Marina
11000-11484 Updike Rd
Brookville, IN 47012
765 647-6487

In addition to its exceptional fishing, Brookville Lake also provides ample opportunities for boating enthusiasts. With several boat ramps and marinas available, boaters can explore the expansive lake while enjoying the stunning scenery that surrounds them. Whether you're into water skiing, tubing, or simply cruising, Brookville Lake offers a perfect setting for a day of fun on the water.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Bonwell Hill Boat Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Bonwell Hill Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Dunlapsville Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off S Old Dunlapsville Road, this is a two multi-lane, concrete ramps with docks and lots of paved parking.

Egypt Hollow Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off W Egypt Hollow Road, this is a six-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Fairfield Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off S Fairfield Ramp Road, this is a single-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Hanna Creek Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Arthur Curry Road, this is a two multi-lane, concrete ramps with docks and lots of paved parking.

Quakertown Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, west side, off W Quakertown Road, this is a six-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Silver Creek Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Treaty Line Boat Ramp
Located at the northern tip of the lake, west side, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Fishing Guides On Brookville Lake

Brookville Lake Guide Service - walleye - bass - stripers

Isaac's Guiding Service - walleye

Brookville Lake Fishing Video

Click here for a Indiana Fishing License.

For those looking to extend their fishing adventure or enjoy a peaceful camping trip, Brookville Lake offers several camping facilities. The lake's shoreline is dotted with campgrounds that cater to different preferences, from primitive tent camping to RV camping with modern amenities. Camping near Brookville Lake allows anglers to wake up to the sound of nature, have convenient access to the fishing action, and enjoy the serenity of the great outdoors.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Twin Forks Campground - 765 647-6881

Quakertown State Recreation Area Campground - 765 647-2657

Mounds State Recreation Area Campground - 765 647-2657

Heritage Hills Campground - 765 458-7719

Brookville Lake, IN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Brookville Lake
Brookville Lake Office
14108 IN-101
Brookville, IN 47012
765 647-2657

 

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Walleye, muskie and trout fishing in east-central IN.

Fishing at Brookville Lake, in Indiana.