East Fork Whitewater River Fly Fishing

The MOST popular fly fishing river in Indiana.

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Near Brookville, the Brookville Tailwater section of the East Fork of the Whitewater River is a very productive year-round fly fishery. The popular Brookville Tailwater starts below the Brookville Reservoir dam and runs downstream two miles to the confluence with the West Fork of the Whitewater River. Fly fishing the Brookville Tailwater section of the East Fork of the Whitewater River is best done by wading to get at the pockets of brown trout and rainbow trout. Many fly fishermen find success with small nymph flies and wet flies. Keep in mind that there is a year-round minimum catch for brown trout of 18 inches.

Note: before heading out to fly fish the Brookville Tailwater, make sure to check the dam release schedule with the Army Corps of Engineers.

Note: All trout streams in Indiana are catch-and-release from January 1st to April 14th. Stocked trout streams are closed the last two weeks of April. Open season limits are a total of five trout per day with a daily max of one brown trout.

Overall, East Fork Whitewater River is the 1st most popular fly fishing river of all 15 fly fishing spots in Indiana.


Local Contact(s):  DNR (260) 244-6805; Indiana Fly Fishing Guides (317) 258-8608

Recommended Book:  "Flyfishing Indiana" from Mike Tyburski

Reference Source:  click here http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/

Article Source:   Best East Fork Whitewater River Fly Fishing Review https://www.myriverguide.com/?id=22525

GPS:  39.436657, -85.002294

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/31/2016

ID:  22525

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