Indiana Bass Federation Member Allen Boyd Wins TBF 2017 National Championship

Angler wins Z518 with top finish in Ranger Cup program FLIPPIN, ARK. (April 12, 2017) Ranger Boats Pro Allen Boyd beat a field of 253 anglers to win The Bass Federation 2017 National Championship at Table Rock Lake on April 7. The angler fought through a tough bite for five …

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Fish habitat in Cecil M. Harden Lake gets boost from DNR, partners

Fish and anglers both will benefit from a DNR habitat project at Cecil M. Harden (Raccoon) Lake. DNR fisheries biologists and partner organizations hope to develop more than 350 fish habitat features in the lake by the end of 2018. The project includes rock piles, brush piles, wooden structures, and …

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2017 IBF Trail – T1 – Patoka

  The first tournament of 2017 was held on Lake Patoka Sunday March 26, 2017.   First, I would like to thank all the Anglers for coming out and making the first tournament a great success.  If we get attendance like this at all the events we will have huge …

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And the boat winner is…

The 2017 IBF Raffle boat, a 2017 Ranger Z175 equipped with a Mercury Pro XS 115 horse power 4 stroke motor, Lowrance electronics and a trolling motor, was won by the Indianapolis Bass Hawks, an Indiana Bass Federation club. Club president Tim Reynolds said the members pooled their resources and …

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2017 Scholarship Presentations

IBF Youth Trail – Shawn Zellers Shawn is a senior at Winamac Community High School. He plans to attend Ivy Tech at Lafayette4 and study Agronomy and Agronomics which he hopes to make his career.  He started fishing at an early age with his father and grandfather. Both his father …

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2016 Club of the Year Awards

Conservation Awarded to the club hat demonstrates it has successfully promoted the preservation of our public waters, fishing habitat, and environment from overuse, pollution, invasive plant and animal species and natural disasters. 2016 Conservation Award Winner – Indiana Bass’n Gals (Indianapolis) Through their Kids & Co tournament the kids learned …

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2017 General Membership Meeting at Boat Show

The Indiana Bass Federation General Membership Meeting will be held on Saturday, February 18th at 1:00pm. The meeting will be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds during the Indiana Boat Sport and Travel Show in the Southwest Pavilion. Don’t miss out on some great door prizes!

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Buy Indianapolis Boat Show Tickets Online

The Indianapolis Boat Sport and Travel Show will be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on February 17 – 26, 2017. You can purchase your tickets at a discounted price before the show online. Use promo code BASS17. Buy now!    

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DNR employee Bob Vollmer surprised with Sagamore

DNR News Indiana Department of Natural Resources 402 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204-2748 For immediate release: Dec. 20, 2016 Bob Vollmer, Indiana’s oldest state employee, got quite the surprise Tuesday morning when he received the Sagamore of the Wabash award. “I thought I was going over to the Governor’s …

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GET READY FOR BATTLE WITH NEW HDS CARBON DISPLAYS

Best Screens Available & High-Performance Processor with Power to Spare The fish are ready. Are you? Rig your boat with HDS Carbon and you will be ready — Ready for Battle. Today, Lowrance® launched HDS Carbon, a new high-performance addition to the HDS Series of fishfinder/chartplotters. HDS Carbon — which features …

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