About Webster Lake
Webster Lake is located in Kosciusko County, Indiana, and spans 640 acres with a maximum depth of 65 feet. The town of North Webster boarders the lake on the west and has a population just over 1,000 residents.
During the summertime, the lake is a popular spot for sailing, boating, swimming, jet skiing, or just relaxing on the beach. Webster Lake is well-known for muskie fishing and is considered to be the best place to fish for them in the state of Indiana. The Webster Lake Guide Service is the perfect service to utilize if you’re interested in catching muskies. Anglers can also catch large and smallmouth bass, northern pike, walleye, black crappie, yellow perch, bluegill, redear sunfish, bullhead, and carp. Several golf courses are available in the immediate area of North Webster for any golf enthusiasts.
Cruising Webster Lake since 1929, The Dixie is Indiana’s oldest stern wheel paddleboat. Today, Dixie Sternwheeler Inc. operates the boat for regular cruises from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Running seven days a week, the cruises last about 75 minutes and are available for chartered events, outings, and gatherings. North Webster is known for its friendly, small-town atmosphere and quaint shops. Spend the day strolling through the streets enjoying the antique and bait shops, and even the castle in the middle of town—home to one of the largest shoe stores in Indiana.
Every June the North Webster Lions Club holds its largest fundraiser—the Mermaid Festival. The most popular attraction of the event is the Cutie Queen & King Pageant open to youngsters between the ages of 4 and 6.
Shipshewana is only 28 miles away and offers buggy rides and a unique shopping experience at the famed auction house and flea market. An authentic Amish restaurant is located in Middlebury, which is a short drive from Shipshewana.
Webster Lake is close to the Barbee Lake Chain and Lake Tippecanoe, providing some great dining and entertainment options. Near the Barbee chain, there are three great dining options: the Barbee Landing bar, the Barbee Hotel Restaurant, and Danny’s Pizza & Sports bar. The Village at Winona in Winona Lake, Indiana, is only 14 miles away and offers even more unique shopping experiences.