Salamonie Lake, also referred to as Salamonie Reservoir, located in the Northern Tourism Region of Indiana, offers 2,855 acres of boating and fishing waters within an area which is protected by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Surrounded by a flourishing countryside, untouched by commercial development, Salamonie Lake is surrounded by neighboring parks and state recreation areas.
The entire area provides boundless opportunities for outdoor fun all year round.
In the summertime, visitors can enjoy water sports, boating, canoeing, swimming, hunting, fishing, hiking, camping picnicking and wildlife viewing. In the wintertime, outdoor recreational options include ice fishing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling,
As the result of the DNR's conservation efforts, Salamonie Lake has become a paradise well known to anglers looking for exceptional catches of crappie, redear, catfish, bluegill, large and smallmouth bass, white bass and walleye, fishing is permitted along the river below the dam, as well as fishing in the lake itself.
Ice fishing for crappie is good in the wintertime, but water fluctuations can make for dangerous ice conditions at times.
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Salamonie Lake enforces no size or horsepower limits for motorboats, which provides excellent opportunities for water sports' lovers.
Year-round access to the lake for speed boats, personal watercraft, canoes and kayaks is available via the concrete boat ramps and gravel single-lane ramps, strategically placed around the lake. A marina on the southern shore of the lake provides boat rentals, fuel and overnight or seasonal mooring.
There are no lodging facilities available around Salamonie Lake. Campgrounds are available at the neighboring state recreational areas. Accommodations are available in nearby towns.
Please consult the Lake Resource Guide for additional information on lodging facilities in the area.
The closest major city to Salamonie Lake is Fort Wayne. Other nearby cities: Andrews, Huntington, Wabash, Marion and New Haven. Salamonie Lake flows through parts of Huntington and Wabash counties.
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