Pike Lake

Data and Research Specific to Lake

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Pike Lake: Beneath the Surface
Comparative Water Quality Study: Pike Lake 2007

Indiana Clean Lakes Program

Lake Overview
Volunteer Monitoring Data

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Hunting and Fishing Research and Surveys
     Angler Creel Survey at Pike Lake 2000
     Fish Management Report 2005
Lake and River Enhancement Program
     Pike Lake Feasibility Study 1990
     Pike Lake Bathymetric Map 2009
Fish Consumption Advisory
     Advisory for the General Population
     Advisory for Pregnant or Nursing Women

Kosciusko County Health Department

Public Beach Monitoring Data 2009


Data and Research that Includes Lake

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Comparative Water Quality Study 2007
Historical Literature Review 2009
Blue-Green Algae Study 2012
Lake Economic Impact Study: Property Value Report 2013
Center and Pike Lakes E. coli Study 2014
Blue-Green Algae Study Final Report & Appendix 2014


Lake Size: 228 acres         Watershed Size: 23,405 acres
Max Depth: 35 feet           Avg Depth: 14 feet
Inlets: Beyer Ditch from the southeast and Deeds Creek from the      north
Outlets: Flows to Little Pike Lake
Access: Public: from SR 15 in Warsaw go E on Arthur St. Boat ramp      and shoreline fishing at end of Arthur
Recreation: Fish, Boat , Swimming - Public beach next to boat      ramp
Lake Bottom: Clay, marl, muck
Best Fishing: Black Crappie, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Longear      Sunfish, Yellow Perch
Lakefront/Channelfront Total Gross Assessed Value:      $38,519,100
Fish Consumption Advisory (Read Indiana FCA below for details):
     Largemouth Bass 11-13" - Grp.3, 13+" - Grp. 4
     Walleye 14+" - Grp. 3