Fishing

Sugar Creek Offers Excellent Fishing
Sugar Creek was recently designated as a trophy smallmouth bass destination by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. These relentless and acrobatic fighters thrive in the creek and provide a challenge for any angler. Other Sugar Creek sportfish include largemouth bass, rock bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, freshwater drum, and carp.

Trophy Smallmouth Restrictions
Starting with the 2007 season, a 1-fish bag limit with a 20-inch minimum applies to all smallmouth bass caught in Sugar Creek. Friends of Sugar Creek strongly encourages catch and release for all smallmouth bass.

Fish Advisory
A level 5 fish advisory has been issued for Sugar Creek from I74 to SR 32 and for two of Sugar Creek's tributaries: Little Sugar Creek and Walnut Fork. You should not eat any fish from these waters under any circumstances. Health advisories vary for other sections of the Creek.

Please read the 2009 Indiana Fishing Guide before eating any fish. Make an informed decision about your fish consumption.

All fishing regulations pertaining to Sugar Creek are also listed in the 2009 Indiana Fishing Guide