Guide To Fishing At Lake Manitou
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, warmouth, yellow perch and northern pike at Lake Manitou in Indiana.
A medium size lake in north central Indiana, Lake Manitou offers several species for fishing as well as boating, jet skiing, water skiing, swimming, and picnicking. Located on the southeast outskirts of Rochester, IN, there is easy access to lodging, dining and shopping. The lake is very scenic and tranquil with lots of "fishy" looking water. The best fishing is from a boat, but there is ample shoreline fishing available as well, including a handicap fishing pier near the dam.
Primary fish species residing in Manitou Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake Manitou Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: TWO
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Lake Manitou Public Access
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Highway 14, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Click here for a Indiana Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lakevierw Campground - 574 353-8114
Lake Manitou, IN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
7781 E 300 N
Rochester, IN 46975
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Lake Manitou in Indiana.
General Fishing Info
Northern pike, sunfish and bass fishing in north-central IN.