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Come and bring your ideas!

The White River Vision Plan wants your ideas and comments about this important waterway and what it means to you. Three public meetings are scheduled this week to gather input and comments: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6–8 p.m. Wilfong Pavillion in Founders Park 11675 Hazel Dell Parkway, Carmel 46033 Wednesday, October 24, 2018, noon–1:30 p.m. …

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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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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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