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Boating restrictions lifted on 15 area lakes

Temporary motorboating restrictions have been lifted on 15 northeast Indiana lakes, the Department of Natural Resources said today.

Lake levels have returned to acceptable levels for normal motorboat operation, the agency's Division of Law Enforcement said in a statement.

The restrictions were on:

  • The Barbee Lake chain, consisting of Kuhn, Big Barbee, Little Barbee, Irish, Sechrist, Sawmill and Banning lakes;
  • The Tippecanoe Lake chain, consisting of Lake Tippecanoe, James Lake (Little Tippy) and Oswego Lake; and
  • The Indian Lake chain, consisting of Westler, Witmer, Dallas, Hackenburg and Messick lakes.