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High School Fishing Indiana Open at Monroe

We are excited to be coming to Lake Monroe for the upcoming High School Fishing Indiana Open on Saturday, September 29 in Bloomington, IN. We are asking for your help to promote this upcoming event to high school students in the area that may be interested in participating. The tournament …

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IN DNR hosts four public fishing events statewide, Sept. 16

Four events this Saturday offer a chance to fish using provided equipment and bait. While participation in all four events is free, park admission fees will apply, and anglers age 18 and older must possess a fishing license. Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis will host a Fishing Triathlon from 10 …

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Linus Haller, former IBF president, passed away

Linus Martin Haller, 73, of Terre Haute, passed away, Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at his home. A celebration of life service will be held at 4pm Thursday, August 24th at St Benedict Parish 111 S. 9th. St., Terre Haute IN 47807. Visitation will be from 2-4 pm on Thursday, August …

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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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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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DNR tests for fish virus at Lake Webster

Michigan’s decision to cancel its muskie-stocking program this year due to a virus outbreak in adult fish they capture for muskie eggs has prompted Indiana DNR officials to say a similar situation could develop in the Hoosier state. Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSv), which is responsible for a number of …

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HUMMINBIRD® INTRODUCES 360 IMAGING™ FOR THE NEW MINN KOTA ULTREX™

Humminbird® Introduces 360 Imaging™ for the New Minn Kota Ultrex™ For the first time ever, Humminbird 360 Imaging is available on the Minn Kota Ultrex trolling motor Racine, Wisconsin (4/17/2017) – 360 Imaging is a Humminbird innovation that gives anglers a 360-degree, detail-rich view of the underwater world. Previously, this …

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