The lake is located in Wabash, Miami, and Grant counties in north central Indiana, and is about an 85-mile drive from Indianapolis. Enjoy good fishing opportunities at the Outlet and Peoria fishing sites in the reservoir tailwaters for walleye, channel catfish, flathead catfish, and white bass. Best months are March through November. In addition to featuring a 400-plus-site campground and family cabins, Mississinewa was the first state property in Indiana to introduce seasonal camping, where visitors can retain a campsite for the entire season in an all-new campground. The expanses of forests, prairies and farmland surrounding the lake provide attractive habitat to a wide variety of wildlife, exhibiting exceptional viewing opportunities for hikers, bird watchers and touring bicyclists. Water sports are permitted.

Recommended baits on this water include minnows, jigs, worms, bee moths, night crawlers, cut and prepared baits, spinner baits and suspended crank baits.

Our bait recommendations

Here's the baits that our Pros love for this lake.