Help clean the Monroe Lake shoreline

Monroe Lake’s annual shoreline cleanup will be Sunday, Sept. 10 at 1:30 p.m. Participants will board boats to travel to areas that are difficult to reach on foot. Because of boat capacity, space is limited. Volunteers must register by Sept. 7. Children must be at least 10 years old to …

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Club Volunteers Needed

Patoka Lake shore cleanup, Aug. 26 Fun in the sun at Patoka Lake leaves behind more than just summer memories. It also results in trash and debris along the lake shore. The lake needs the public’s help to restore its shorelines to pristine conditions during a cleanup event on Saturday, …

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IMPORTANT ANOUNCEMENT

The Board of Directors, in an effort to meet the needs and desires of the IBF members, has proposed a change to how the Indiana Bass Federation will generate income to cover operating expenses. President Kelly Hook has announced four (4) special General Membership meetings so each club can vote …

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2017 IBF Trail – T4 – Tanners Creek – Ohio River

  The 4th tournament of 2017 was held on the Ohio River out of Tanners Creek on Sunday July 9, 2017. First, I would like to thank all the Anglers for coming out and making the tournament a great success. The weather was in the low 80’s. The creeks and …

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Dead fish appear at Kosciusko County lakes

A recent rash of fish kills in several Kosciusko County lakes has residents and anglers looking for possible causes. In most cases, DNR biologists say the causes are unknown, but the fish kills will not affect the overall health of fish populations or the quality of fishing. Dead common carp …

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Three northern lakes experiencing a reduction in aquatic invasive plants

Three Kosciusko County lakes are experiencing a reduction in invasive Eurasian watermilfoil this spring. Center, Big Chapman and Webster lakes have had recurring problems with Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM) in past years. EWM is present in most Indiana lakes. It often grows so densely that it creates a nuisance for boating …

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Bow fisherman nabs rare alligator gar in Indiana’s White River

A bow fisherman recently caught a rare fish in southwestern Indiana. The fisherman harvested an alligator gar on the White River on June 1, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Officials say it measured 63 inches and weighed 55 pounds. DNR says the catch is the first alligator gar …

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