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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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Indiana Bass Federation is 2017 Mossback Grant Recipient

The Indiana Bass Federation, Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation and Wyoming/Cowboy B.A.S.S. Nation are the recipients of the 2017 are the recipients of the inaugural Mossback/Friends of Reservoirs grant program. Mossback provided 3-$1000 (wholesale) product awards to Friends of Reservoirs member organizations. The three recipients were selected from a pool of candidates …

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Renovation at Dove Hollow Marsh results in fishing rule changes

Anglers at Dove Hollow Marsh in Glendale Fish & Wildlife Area can soon harvest more fish before the marsh is drained this spring for repairs. Effective Dec. 15, the DNR has removed the largemouth bass size limit and doubled the daily bag limit for all species at the marsh, which …

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The Bass University coming to Indiana

The first two locations for 2018 are in Indiana! Students can purchase a one or two day ticket for our classes. All tickets purchased between now and December 18th will receive a stocking stuffer gift package that includes an autographed holiday card from Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek that will …

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