Geist Reservoir

Hamilton - Indiana


  • 176 catches

  • 817 followers

  • 47 spots

Geist Reservoir is a reservoir in Hamilton County. It was constructed in 1943 by damming Fall Creek to provide water for Indianapolis. Upon completion, Geist Reservoir was the second largest man made lake in Indiana.

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Geist Reservoir Fishing Reports

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  1. Another good bass from Friday.

    Largemouth Bass with a Bitsy Bug Jig

    1. Scott Sorrell 0
      Thanks Mike
    2. Mike Apsey 0
      Yep! Very nice.
    3. Scott Sorrell 0
      Thanks Capt.
    4. Nice Bass Scott!!!👍👍👊
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  2. Cranking the weed edge in about 10-12 feet of water.
    Caught 4 good keepers. 3+ pounder.

    Largemouth Bass with a Fat Free Shad Crankbait

    1. Scott Sorrell 0
      Thanks guys
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Sweet! Anything 2 1/2+ works!🎣👍
    3. Tod Fisher 0
      Nice catch Scott
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  3. Went catching and had a ball
    🎣SNATCH OR STARVE 🎣

    1. Paul Moore 0
      I should’ve put that in my description sorry if I offended anyone. I PLAY BY THE RULES❗️
      🎣SNATCH OR STARVE 🎣
    2. Paul Moore 0
      Aw sorry it was 4 of us
    3. Scott Sorrell 0
      Jake...you are correct sir, 25 fish bag limit on Crappie in Indiana
    4. Jake Joseph 0
      Hmmm I thought there was a 25 fish limit for Crappies on Indiana waters
    5. Don Coe 0
      I hope all of these made someone a wonderful dinner
    6. Wow!!!
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  4. I'm heading to Geist Reservoir this afternnon/evening... Where are the best bank fishing spots for bass? Thanks guys!

    1. Scott Sorrell 0
      I part on White River Parkway, on the west side of the river. There are small parking areas right off the street. Then just walk down the hill to the river.
    2. Brandon Wild 0
      I've considered stopping there to fish under the bridge by the mouth of that little inlet... But where do you park for that though?
    3. Scott Sorrell 0
      Another place to consider is White River.....I fish along the bank between 10th street and Michigan St and catch nice smallmouth and largemouth
    4. Scott Sorrell 0
      I fish a jig and trailer around the bridge rip rap...have has some luck in the past....have not been this year
    5. Brandon Wild 0
      I haven't had much luck fishing from along the bridge... Never tried walking past the parking lot and fishing that bank though
    6. Scott Sorrell 0
      Bank fishing is good at Eagle Creek Reservoir. You can park in the lot on the north side of the road just after you cross the 56th street bridge.
      Fishing along ...more the steep bluff area is good and also anywhere along the bridge is good.
    7. Brandon Wild 0
      Other suggestions then on where to go in the Indy area for decent bank bass fishing?
    8. Scott Sorrell 0
      You won't find many bank fishing spots,,,sorry to say
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  5. Largemouth Bass with a Pink Jerkbait

    1. Mike Coombs 0
      Just a local sub division pond. Tons of spots to fish.
    2. Brandon Wild 0
      Where'd you catch him? Any decent bank fishing spots there? Or is it all private property?
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  6. are there any walleye in this lake? some sites say there are but I was always lead to believe their arent.

    1. I know somebody that put some in there and I've caught them a few years ago
    2. Dallas King 0
      I've caught loads of 10 to 14 inch out of here the most bites is behind the bait hoise
    3. Robert Haynes 0
      Never seen/caught any
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  7. 53 lb. 51 in. flathead catfish with a power worm

    1. Scott Sorrell 0
      I hooked a channel cat on Lake Monroe with a crankbait.....thought the same thing for a few minutes.
    2. larry caudill 0
      I was fishing for bass and I told my wife when I first hooked it if this is a bass I have the state record. After a few minutes I knew it was a big cat but never ...more thought it was that big .I had a heck of a time getting it in the boat ..It wouldn't fit into my landing net .Lol!! cat .
    3. Scott Sorrell 0
      On a power worm....?....were you fishing for bass?
      I bet you thought you hooked a record bass...lol
    4. Robert Coleman 0
      Wow! What a pig! 👍👍👍👍
    5. terry a 0
      whaaaaat
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  8. First one just as the sun came up - the fish weren't messing around

    17 in. Largemouth Bass with a Jerk Bait

    1. Brandon Wild 0
      Where'd you catch him? Any decent bank fishing spots there? Or is it all private property?
    2. Joe Scheffer 0
      I caught a couple on the creek side and a couple monsters towards the 116 bridge
    3. Brett Miner 0
      wow, nice largie! I'll be out there in my kayak Sunday morning. Catch'em in the shallow area toward the creek?
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  9. Saw the shad, cast the line, fought the monster - picture doesn't do it justice

    20 in. Largemouth Bass with a Jerk Bait

  10. This beaut of a bass was thrashing like an epileptic at the surface - fun catch!

    16 in. Largemouth Bass with a Jerk Bait

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