Cecil M. Harden Lake

Parke - Indiana


  • 39 catches

  • 519 followers

  • 14 spots

A section of the Cecil M. Harden Lake in Parke County, Indiana. Cecil M Harden Lake is a man made waterway located about 50 miles west of Indianapolis and 35 miles northeast of Terre Haute. It is also known as Raccoon Lake or Flood Control Lake.

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Cecil M. Harden Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Walleye

    1. Scott S 0
      Good eating size
  2. PB for Indiana!

    6 lb. 8 oz. 26 in. Walleye

    1. Brian Alkire 0
      willing to share any tips? would like to get into a few wallies
    2. Brian Alkire 0
      willing to share any tips? would like to get into a few wallies
    3. Brian Alkire 0
      willing to share any tips? would like to get into a few wallies
    4. Gene Corle 0
      Nice jc
    5. J C 0
      brookville has been on fire
    6. walleye are too!! I'll get one soon!!
    7. J C 0
      Thurman you a slab addict don’t be jealous!
    8. J C 0
      griffin look it up on the internet and send a message and one of the officers will contact you. I joined last year not knowing anything about walleye and now I can ...more catch them most of the times I go.
    9. I'm jealous
    10. Griffin Lenz 0
      sure! where can I get involved?
    11. J C 0
      griffin I see you are interested in walleye and are in my area. you should join Indiana crossroads walleye trail.
    12. J C 0
      yes
    13. Griffin Lenz 0
      nice fish! was that the tailwaters?
    14. Buddy Pierce 0
      real nice fish.
    15. Scott S 0
      That's a nice Indiana Walleye...Congrats
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  3. My oldest and I limited out tonight!!!

    Black Crappie

    1. J C 0
      thanks Scott!!
    2. Scott S 0
      Nice work
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  4. Black Crappie

    1. J C 0
      spiderrigging .5-.8
    2. Johnny Russell 0
      how fast are you trolling?
    3. J C 0
      Johnny they are up to 8-10ft today. probably move up more shallow as the week progresses.
    4. J C 0
      they were suspended in 30 ft of water over a tree top. water temps have increased pushing them more shallow now.
    5. Johnny Russell 0
      how deep
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  5. Details: 2 lb. Largemouth Bass with a Powerbait Crayfish

  6. Caught several bigger white bass and one flathead

    White Bass

    1. Griffin Lenz 0
      So below the spillway?
    2. J C 0
      on the dam along the rocks
    3. Griffin Lenz 0
      Was this in a creek or the main body of water?
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  7. 2 lb. Largemouth Bass with a Chatter bait

  8. Flooded timbers

    2 lb. Largemouth Bass with a Chatter bait

    1. J C 0
      Ok thanks
    2. Michael Alfieri 0
      I an not a good deep water fisherman, with that said never caught a walleye there.
    3. J C 0
      Do you ever catch walleye on raccoon while bass fishing?
    4. Scott S 0
      I'll have to try a chatter bait at Raccoon...looks like they work for you!
    5. Michael Alfieri 0
      I'm turning into a one trick pony. Love those chatter baits in high water timber.
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  9. The shad bite is picking up for fall.....caught 5 bass all between 2-3 pounds.

    Largemouth Bass with a Fat Free Shad Crankbait

    1. J C 0
      Ok thanks
    2. Scott S 0
      I have never caught a Walleye at Raccoon
    3. J C 0
      Do you ever catch walleye on raccoon while bass fishing?
    4. Scott S 0
      Thank you Josh
    5. Josh Sommerville 0
      Good days work Scott👍.Congrats
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