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Reservoir Habitat Enhancement Program

The DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife is working to reset the clock on our aging reservoirs with a new program to improve and increase aquatic habitat in selected bodies of water. The program, called the Reservoir Habitat Enhancement Program, started in 2016. It will enhance habitat through the placement …

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Solar Bat announces Black Friday promotion.

The sale will start at 6:00PM Thanksgiving evening and run until 6:00PM EST on Tuesday November 28th. The promotion is 20% off, free shipping in the USA, and a free grab bag sunglass guaranteed value of $25-$40 with use of the TBF’s promo code. If you do not know your …

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DNR and partners awarded fish habitat grant

Fish at Cecil M. Harden Lake (aka Raccoon Lake) will have more habitat thanks to a $1,500 grant from the Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership and King Enterprises. The grant will pay for Mossback Fish Habitat structures that simulate trees and aquatic vegetation with natural colors, textured surfaces and flexible limbs. …

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Raccoon Lake Aquatic Habitat Structure Build Day

The volunteer work day will be November 4th from 9 am to 1 pm. Volunteers are asked to meet at the DNR Office Building at the Raccoon Lake Recreation Area at 1588 S. Raccoon Parkway Rockville, IN 47872 for instructions. This will be an informal event, where people can come …

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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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