The emergency order restricting the operation of motorized watercraft has been rescinded for the Indian Lakes (Dallas) Chain in LaGrange County, and normal boating operations may resume. The Indian Lakes Chain consists of Dallas, Witmer, Hackenberg, Westler and Messick lakes.
The emergency order for the West Lakes Chain (Dukeís Bridge), which consists of Waldron, Steinbarger, Tamarack and Jones lakes in Noble County, will continue, due to continued concern regarding high-water levels. The order limits the operation of motorized watercraft to idle speed on the lakes in that chain.
Potato Creek State Park near North Liberty, Ind. will host a pair of fishing programs for women in the coming weeks.
A “Women’s Learn to Fish with Lures” class will be held June 15 with a registration deadline of June 12 and a “Women’s Learn to Kayak Fish” will be June 27, with a registration deadline of June 24.
The DNR has placed an idle speed restriction on the Indian chain of lakes in LaGrange County and the West Lakes chain of lakes in Noble County.
The Indian chain of lakes includes the Dallas, Hackenberg, Messick, Westler, and Witmer lakes.
The West Lakes chain of lakes includes Jones, Steinbarger, Tamarack, and Waldron lakes.
An idle speed restriction is put into effect when surface water conditions are likely to enter dwelling structures as a result of wake.