Lake Monroe returned to anglers in the fall


Lake Monroe, Indiana’s largest, offers excellent fall fishing.

Lake Monroe is Indiana’s largest inland body of water. During the summer months, boat traffic is heavy. Fishermen find relief in the fall.

At roughly 11,000 acres, Monroe offers a lot of options for where to fish. Time on the water will help educate anglers to the better spots, but to cut down on the learning curve, here are a few tips about where to get started.

Large fingers located on the north side of the main lake between Fairfax and Paynetown, Moore’s Creek and Ramp Creek are both larger than many of the region’s smaller lakes. These are great locations for panfishing. These two fingers provide fishermen an opportunity to escape the boat traffic on the main lake, while staying in the vicinity of some of the lake’s most popular boat ramps.


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