Lake Monroe is a reservoir located about 10 miles southeast of Bloomington, Indiana, United States. The lake is the largest in Indiana with 10,750 acres of water spread over the counties of Monroe and Brown. It is also home to 13,202 acres of protected forest and three recreational areas (Fairfax, Hardin Ridge, and Paynetown). Indiana's only federally protected U.S. Wilderness Area, the 13,000-acre Charles C. Deam Wilderness Area, is located on the south shore.

Ice fishing is permitted.  Try dark colored jigs, minnows, Rapalas, crankbaits and plastic baits on this water.

Our bait recommendations

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