Palestine Lake

Data and Research Specific to Lake

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Comparative Water Quality Study: Palestine Lake 2007

Indiana Clean Lakes Program

Lake Overview
Volunteer Monitoring Data

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Hunting and Fishing Research and Surveys
     Fisheries Survey 2003
     Fish Management Report 2006
Lake and River Enhancement Program
     Palestine Lake Watershed Diagnostic Study 2008
     Palestine Lake Watershed Engineering Feasibility Report       2010
Fish Consumption Advisory
     Advisory for the General Population
     Advisory for Pregnant or Nursing Women


Data and Research that Includes Lake

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Comparative Water Quality Study 2007
Blue-Green Algae Study 2012
Lake Economic Impact Study: Property Value Report 2013
Blue-Green Algae Study Final Report & Appendix 2014


Lake Size: 290 acres         Watershed Size: 20,815 acres
Max Depth: 27 feet
Inlets: Trimble Creek (Cauffman Ditch) from SE, Sloan Adams      Ditch from SW, Sarah Williamson Ditch from W, Robbins Ditch      from NE
Outlets: Trimble Creek to the northwest
Access: Public: Off SR 25 in Palestine; Handicap accessible
Recreation: Boat, Fish
Lake Bottom: Clay, gravel, muck, sand
Best Fishing: Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch
Lakefront/Channelfront Total Gross Assessed Value:      $8,829,500
Fish Consumption Advisory (Read Indiana FCA below for details):
     Bluegill 8+" - Grp.3
     Lm Bass 12-15" - Grp. 3, 15+" - Grp. 4