Tippecanoe River Event Planning

We’ve established the following launches as allowable launch locations for our event on the Tippecanoe River on July 20.  You may fish any water WITHIN THE TIPPECANOE RIVER that is accessible from these launches.  Tributaries and Lakes Freeman and Shafer are NOT allowable waters.

Launch Start Launch Finish Est. Distance Est. Float Time @ 1.25mph
Tippy River SP Haschell 5.8 4.64
Haschell Winamac Park 5.7 4.56
Winamac Park Winamac South 4 3.2
Winamac South Pulaski 6.3 5.04
Pulaski Pond N River 2.5 2
TOTAL RIVER 24.3
Norway Monticello 2.4 1.92
Monticello Dodge Camp 3.3 2.64
TOTAL RIVER 5.7
Oakdale SR 18 Bridge 10 8
SR 18 Bridge River Junction 8.8 7.04
TOTAL RIVER 18.8

The southern boundary for the Norway -> Dodge Camp section is the 421 bridge. Below is an interactive map we’ve put together.  Each of those locations should have a bit of additional information about that launch.  All of these are free public launches with the exception of the River Junction/Confluence access, which is $5 pre-paid at the launch.

You can launch and take out at the same location, but each of these steps MUST be one of the allowable locations.

Tournament Headquarters

Tournament Headquarters will be located at Buffalo Christian Church, 303 IN-16, Buffalo, IN 47925.  You must return to HQ at the conclusion of the event in order to check-in for safety and attend the awards ceremony.

Tournament Times

On the water 6:00 AM
First cast 6:30 AM
Last cast/catch (photo time) 2:30 PM
Last photo submissions 3:30 PM
Check-in Deadline and Awards 4:00 PM

USGS Water Gauges (North to South)

Lodging Options

Hotels
Tortuga Inn 2142 N 125 E, Winamac, IN 46996 (574) 946-6969
Just outside of Tippecanoe river park
Best Western 304 S 6th St, Monticello, IN 47960 (574) 583-6333
Pine View 1969 NW Shafer Dr, Monticello, IN 47960 (574) 583-7733
Andrews Lakeside Resort 4925 E Indiana Beach Rd, Monticello, IN 47960 (574) 583-7222
Days Inn 151 Frontage Rd, Lafayette, IN 47905 (765) 746-7048
Multiple Options on same road
Campgrounds
Tippecanoe River State Park 4200 Base Rd N, Winamac, IN 46996 (574) 946-3213
Broken Arrow Campground 3045 US-35, Winamac, IN 46996 (574) 946-4566
Rising Sun Campground 7510 N 250 E, Monterey, IN 46960 (574) 542-4780
Tall Oaks Family Campground 8040 N Tall Oaks Ct, Buffalo, IN 47925 (574) 278-7181
Lakeside Resort 4251 E Lake Road 41 East, Monticello, IN 47960 (574) 583-3291
Lost Acres RV 3148 N 400 E, Monticello, IN 47960 (574) 870-3278
Norway  1995 NE Shafer Dr, Monticello, IN 47960 (574) 583-9300
White Oaks 12084 N White Oaks Dr, Monticello, IN 47960 (765) 491-8976
Walnut Ridge Campground  11752 W 800 N, Monticello, IN 47960 (219) 204-8367
Wolfe’s Leisure Time Campground 7414 Old State Road 25 N, Lafayette, IN 47905 (765) 589-8089
Prophetstown State Park 5545 Swisher Rd, West Lafayette, IN 47906 (765) 567-4919