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Geist Reservoir (IN)

IN (Hamilton, Marion)

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Lake Details


What you need to know about fishing Geist Reservoir (IN)


Geist Reservoir is a body of water formed by the damming of Fall Creek in order to provide water for the city of Indianapolis. With roughly 1,890 acres of water, Geist is a popular destination for many activities. Both recreation and fishing bring people to this lake. With its size, it is one of the only lakes in the Indianapolis area that can host tournaments. Many of these tournaments are focused on Largemouth bass, however the lake offers great fishing opportunities for Crappie, Bluegill, Striped Bass, and Walleye. One thing to note about Geist, the lake is surrounded by lake front property and docks. Geist can get busy with pleasureboaters on the weekends, but this added shoreline cover can make for great places to target fish.

Waterbody Type




Surface Area

4.67 sq. km

Avg. Depth

0 ft.

Species Present

Walleye, Crappie, Panfish / Bluegill

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