Fishing At Monroe Lake
AKA: Lake Monroe
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, walleye and bluegill at Monroe Lake in Indiana.
The largest lake wholly within the state of Indiana, Monroe Lake boasts 3,100 surface acre feet with several popular species of fish residing there. In the past the lake was known as the Dead Sea, due to poor fishing and limited fish populations. In recent years the lake has made a resurgence with considerably better fishing. The lake has a healthy population of crappie and is known for lunker bass and big catfish.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Monroe
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Monroe Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Today's Weather & Forecast
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lake Monroe Village Campground - 812 824-8097
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park of Bloomington - 812 824-3322
Paynetown Campground - 812 837-9546
Monroe Lake, IN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Monroe Boat Rental
4855 S State Road 446
Bloomington, IN 47401
Fishing lakes in each state.
Monroe Lake in Indiana.
General Fishing Info
Crappie, bass and catfish fishing in central IN.