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Fishing Indian Lake, Ohio

09/21/19 Fishing Report for Indian Lake: (See Fishing Report Archive at bottom of
page)
Bass, both largemouth and smallmouth, are being caught early and late in the
day on topwater lures and buzz baits. Shallow running crankbaits and jerkbaits are
also working early mornings around cover. Plastic worms working during the day 8 to
15 foot deep along dropoffs and around cover,.Bream and sunfish is good early and
late in the day on popping bugs. Crappie fishing is slow. White bass are caught when
schooling on shallow running crankbaits and jerkbaits.

Description of the Lake: Indian Lake is a 5,000-acre lake located in northwest Ohio.
Catfish, bass, whitebass, bluegill and yellow perch all reside in this lake, but the main
fish that anglers attempt to catch on this lake are saugeye. Indian Lake is considered
one of the best Saugeye lakes in Ohio. Annual stockings of saugeye are what make
this lake so rich in population of the fish, and it definitely shows in the fishing
experience. There a 30 miles of shoreline, giving fish plently of room to seek food and
water of their liking. Indian Lake has about a dozen areas for those who enjoy bank
fishing to access the shoreline. Boats of all sizes are allowed on the lake, and there
are several boat ramps to provide ease in launching watercraft.

Species:
Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth bass
White Bass
Bluegill
White Crappie
Black Crappie
Saugeye
Yellow Perch

Seasons:
T
he fishing season is year-round.
Spring:
Spring is the best time for crappie, largemouth and spotted bass.
Summer:
This is a good time for bluegill as well as bass.
Fall:
Fall it a great time for spotted, and largemouth bass as well as crappie. Other species
can also be caught.
Winter:
Winter months are the best times for walleye, and a good time for largemouth, and
spotted bass.

Lake Level: Indian Lake Levels
Weather: Indian Lake Weather

Recommended Lures and Bait : Perfect Lures
Bass

Bluegill and sunfish

Crappie































Fly Fishing - Recommended Flies For :
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass - Minnows, Crayfish

Bluegill - Minnows, Nymphs, Terrestrials
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Recommended Fly FishingTackle & Gear
Fly Line:
Floating 3  to 8 weight, depending on species
Leaders:
Leaders for Bass
Leaders for panfish
Best Fly Rods: 3 weight to 8 weight depending on
species:
Journeyman, Maser, Pro, Pemiere
Fly Reels: For 3 to 8 weight fly line-
Journeyman, SR Reel, Redington
Misc Items:
Polarized Sunglasses
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Fishing Report Archives:
03/10/19 The most pursued species during this time of the year are bass -
largemouth and spotted bass. They can be caught during the cold winter
months. They are generally found in the deeper water of creeks channels, as
well as both submerged and above water river ledges. We recommend using
deep diving crankbaits and jigs with trailers at this time of the year. .
Recommended Tackle & Gear
Line:
Braided & Mono, 4# test to #25 test, depending
on the species of fish
Spinning Rods:
Ultra light to heavy depending on species of fish
Casting Rods
Light to heavy Rod, depending on species of fish
Spinning Reels:
Ultra light to heavy depending on species of fish
Spinning rods:
Light to heavy depending on species of fish
Misc. Items:
Tackle Boxes
Landing Nets
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $100 are shipped via Priority Mail.  
Options For Selecting Lures and Bait:
1. Email us (lures@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (lures@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $100 are shipped via Priority Mail.  
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