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Volunteer for Monroe Fish Habitat Build

The Division of Fish and Wildlife will be hosting a fish habitat build on June 28th, 5:30-7:30pm at the Bloomington Field Office 5596 East State Road 46 Bloomington, IN 47401. Pallets have been donated including 160 from Cook Medical. Volunteers are needed to assemble these pallets into individual fish habitat …

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Volunteers needed to build habitat structures at Monroe Lake, May 19

You can help make Monroe Lake a better place for fish during a special volunteer day on May 19. The volunteer day is part of the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Reservoir Aquatic Habitat Enhancement Program (RAHEP). RAHEP builds fish habitat in reservoirs where natural structure is lacking. Volunteers …

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IBF Bucks for Bass: $5000 to be spent to stock bass in Indiana lake

(Brazil, IN) The Indiana Bass Federation, a state organization with the purpose to assist and unite member clubs and to assist and cooperate with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in matters that are mutually beneficial to Indiana resources has announced they have allotted $5,000 to stock largemouth bass …

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Angler Creel Survey at Sullivan Lake

DNR is conducting angler creel surveys at Sullivan Lake this spring. Sullivan Lake is a 461-acre lake in Sullivan managed by the Sullivan County Parks system, and is located just east of State Road 41. Fish survey work will include largemouth bass, crappie and hybrid walleye surveys in early spring. …

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IBF Bucks for Bass Campaign

Here is your opportunity to be a part of the efforts to improve bass fishing in Indiana. The Indiana Bass Federation and the Indiana DNR have joined together in the Reservoir Habitat Enhancement Project that will be stocking largemouth bass in Lake Monroe and Patoka Lake and doing extensive biological …

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2018 Scholarship Winners

Ashley Bortlein of Sunman, IN is the daughter of Chris Bortlein, a member of the Gad-A-Bout Bass Masters. She is a senior at East Central High School where she has a 3,947 GPA. She will be attending Cedarville University in the fall where she will study heath science with a …

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2017 Indiana Bass Federation Club Awards

Community Service – St Joe Valley Bass Masters They were recognized for conducting a charity bass tournament. They were able to give $500 to a family which had a family member who had serious health issue to help cover medical expenses. They also worked with the St Joe County Sheriff …

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Hardwick and Pardue inducted into IBF Hall of Fame

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Gary Hardwick, Spiceland, IN Gary started fishing the Indiana Bass Federation in 1976 but the years from 1981 to 1994 is when he made his mark with the Federation. He was a member of the Bass Bandits of New Castle. They won the Top 6/Top …

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IBF Membership Meeting

Be sure to make plans to attend the IBF Membership Meeting on February 17th, 2018. The meeting will be at 1:00 PM at Edy’s Grand Hall on the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This is the first Saturday of the Indianapolis Boat Sport and Travel Show. Drawings will be held for some …

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