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    About Big Turkey Lake
    Recreational Lake in the Seclusion of Northeastern Illinois

    Big Turkey Lake is a well-loved recreational body of water in the rural lands of northeastern Illinois.

    Located less than 15 miles from Lagrange or Angola, restaurants, stores, Lagrange Hospital, and other conveniences are nearby.

    Fort Wayne sits 45 miles south of the lake, providing Fort Wayne International Airport, Parkview Regional Medical Center, and many attractions.

    450-Acre Expanse

    The stunning waters of Big Turkey Lake encompass 450 acres and reach a depth of 65 feet, and the waters entertain great fishing and boating.

    The lake's well-developed shoreline of houses and cottages features small bays and islands. Turkey Creek feeds into the water from the south end of the lake.

    A Recreational Dream

    Big Turkey Lake has a vast expanse of space for watercraft like powerboats, pontoon boats, jet skis, sailboats, kayaks, and more. Atop the waters, you will see people water skiing, wakeboarding, sailing, tubing, and fishing.

    Fishers can expect to catch a variety of fish at Big Turkey Lake. Largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish make the biggest catches. This reliable fishery hosts several fishing tournaments throughout the year, as well as bass club meetups.

    Access to Fort Wayne and Lake Michigan

    Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, Science Central, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, and Lakeside Park & Rose Garden are some of the city's best attractions.

    Just over 100 miles away, Indiana Dunes National Park features 15 miles of beach and dunes, wetlands, prairies, and forest lands.

    Start Living Your Ideal Lake Life

    Big Turkey Lake is the place to start living the lake life of your dreams.