Angola, Indiana 46703

Boating Class Information

The 2017 boating class dates and locations have been announced.  Here is a link that will take you to the classes available and you will be able to register online.  They are recommending that you register ahead of time to make sure they have space for you. Click on this link for dates, times, locations etc.

Or just look at the information for the Chapel of the Lakes Presbyterian Church. Open PDF

Here is a brief description of the class:
Indiana Boater Education Overview
Indiana Boater Education Courses will provide instruction in general information concerning boats and maintenance, what to do in emergencies, how to make your experience safe and enjoyable, and the laws pertaining to watercraft operation.
This is a list of classes closest to Crooked Lake.  There are many other locations so be sure to click on the link above.


Area Boater Safety Classes Call Jim Kidd (260)833-2205 Safe Boating Course is being offered Locally.

Freedom 5

Report Water pollution!

E-mail or call 665-6806


One of Our Friendly Aquatic Plants

Weed Treatment Areas Map

Crooked Lake Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan

Seaplane Location & Information

City: Angola, Indiana, United States

Name: Crooked Lake SPB FAA: 5IN8 [FAA Info]

Details Type: Seaplane Base

Use: Private use.
Permission required prior to landing.

Latitude: 41°40’21″N (41.672417) Longitude: 85°02’29″W (-85.041389)

Elevation: 989 ft. / 301 m (estimated) Runway 5W/23W

Dimensions: 3300 x 1000 ft. / 1006 x 305 m Surface: Water

Traffic pattern: Left Left



Steuben County Lakes Council meetings -  The council meetings are held the first Saturday of each month (excluding January) at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, Angola, at 8:30 a.m.


Steuben Lakes Regional Waste (sewer) meetings -  These meetings are held on the first Thursday after the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at 8119 W. 150 N. Angola (near Flint).






To fish in public lakes, streams, rivers or tributaries in the state of Indiana or its boundary waters, you must have a valid fishing license. License holders must carry their license while fishing and present it to a conservation officer (or any authorized law enforcement official) upon request. There are fines and penalties for fishing without a license. You can apply online and print a license here [Indiana Outdoor Online Licensing Website] Crooked Lake has one public boat launch and one private boat launch. The private boat launch is at Casey’s Cove Marina. The public launch is inside Steuben County Park off County Road 200 West on east side of first basin.

Garbage Rates thru 2018

The board negotiated a three-year contract with National Serv All that started in 2015. The rate is $15.75 per month for weekly garbage pickup and twice monthly recycle pickup. Members will not pay a fuel surcharge. This price is firm for years 1 and 2 and year 3 will have no more than a 3% increase. Open and print a calendar of the trash and recycling schedule.

Thank you for your support!


A Little of Crooked Lake's Environmental Beauty

Have a recent nature photo?  Send it to us and we will post it here.

The Changing Evening

by Bill Ashman

Flowering Aquatic Plant

by Bill Ashman

Owl on Watch

by Sally Miller

Blue Heron at Night

by Sally Miller

The Changing Seasons

by The Marshall Family

Flowering Aquatic Plant

by Janet Rosebrock

Paddling the Edge of Wetlands

by Janet Rosebrock

Great Blue Heron Striking a Pose

by Janet Rosebrock


The mission of the Crooked Lake Association is to maintain and improve the quality of lake living for all properties that surround our beautiful lake community. We are a group of individuals, moms and dads, old and young, employed and retired, that strive to achieve this mission by volunteering our time and talents to the association.


Crooked Lake Association
P.O. Box 573
Angola, Indiana 46703
P: (260) 485-3176
Fax: (260) 485-8694
Email Us For Information

What Your Association Can Do For You

Read about Crooked Lake Association and Join Us-Open the printable membership form