Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Raccoon Lake

4.2

Parke County, IN

Place public
Water Fresh
Clarity 7.55 ft.
Depth 63 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Raccoon Lake, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Parke County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Raccoon Lake.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Parke County, Indiana, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Raccoon Lake.

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Raccoon Lake Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Raccoon Lake, IN

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Raccoon Lake to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Indiana.

There are countless Raccoon Lake fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Channel catfish, Bluegill, White bass, Striped bass, Black crappie, White crappie and others, as of June 19, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5 (lakes); 5 (rivers, streams); 3 (Lake Michigan)

Trophy limits

>15" (2 fish) (rivers, streams)

Min size

14" (lakes)

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Channel catfish

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10 (lakes, reservoirs); No limits (streams)

Trophy limits

>28" (1 fish)

Min size

No limits (lakes, reservoirs); 13" (streams)

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Bluegill

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

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White bass

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

12

Trophy limits

>17" (2 fish)

Above are just a few of the species found in Raccoon Lake. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Raccoon Lake you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 12 species of fish in Raccoon Lake.

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Fishing Spots Near the Raccoon Lake

Must visit the following nearest Raccoon Lake fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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6 hot spots

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8 hot spots

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Monroe County, IN

9 hot spots

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Hamilton County, IN

8 hot spots

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Hamilton County, IN

8 hot spots

4.4

Carroll County, IN

5 hot spots

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Bartholomew County, IN

7 hot spots

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Wabash County, IN

10 hot spots

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Crawford County, IN

10 hot spots

4.8

De Witt County, IL

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Raccoon Lake

  • The minimum size limit for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass at Raccoon Lake is 16 inches.
  • Channel catfish are mostly found in the deep areas like deep pools near the dam.
  • Trolling spoons, small spinners, crankbaits and plastics work great here. Using a bottom rig is a good idea to catch catfish.
  • Fish in Raccoon Lake are active during the early morning and late evening.

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