White River, Indiana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Reported by Orvis Carmel
Fly Fishing Map of White River, IN
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White River, Indiana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Looks like the water level in the White is dropping to a fishable level. The top water game is coming on strong; dont hesitate to throw a popper or deer hair diver for a different look!
Fishing Report Last Updated:
7 / 8 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing White River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 494 CFS

Visibility: 40 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 84 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: early morning, late afternoon

Best stretch: Noblesville

Best access point: 32 bridge

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Crawfish Baitfish/Clouser Minnows Deer hair bass poppers Todd's Wiggle Minnow Sneaky Pete

Fish species: Small Mouth Bass, Carp, rock bass, sunfish

Fishing season: Late March- mid November

Nearest airport: Indianapolis International

White River Description

The White river has its ups and downs over the last decade. But over the last few years the river has really turned around and has become a fantasic small mouth bass and carp fishery. While most SMB will be in the 14-16" range you do have shots at lunkers pushing over 20". The Carp fishing can be great, sight fishing to the golden ghosts is great on this river and can be very productive. The river is also wide ...

Techniques & Tips

Streamer fishing is working very, very well at the moment! The top water bite is beginning to bring fish to hand too. Our best technique is simple, quit casting and start fishing!

7-Day Forecast

The outlook for this week looks great! We'll return to summer temperatures this week, with humidity increasing.

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