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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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Fish habitat in Cecil M. Harden Lake gets boost from DNR, partners

Fish and anglers both will benefit from a DNR habitat project at Cecil M. Harden (Raccoon) Lake. DNR fisheries biologists and partner organizations hope to develop more than 350 fish habitat features in the lake by the end of 2018. The project includes rock piles, brush piles, wooden structures, and …

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And the boat winner is…

The 2017 IBF Raffle boat, a 2017 Ranger Z175 equipped with a Mercury Pro XS 115 horse power 4 stroke motor, Lowrance electronics and a trolling motor, was won by the Indianapolis Bass Hawks, an Indiana Bass Federation club. Club president Tim Reynolds said the members pooled their resources and …

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2016 Club of the Year Awards

Conservation Awarded to the club hat demonstrates it has successfully promoted the preservation of our public waters, fishing habitat, and environment from overuse, pollution, invasive plant and animal species and natural disasters. 2016 Conservation Award Winner – Indiana Bass’n Gals (Indianapolis) Through their Kids & Co tournament the kids learned …

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New Minn Kota Apps for i-Pilot and i-Pilot Link

New Minn Kota Apps for i-Pilot and i-Pilot Link Allow Anglers to Operate Trolling Motors from iOS and Android Devices Bluetooth®-enabled trolling motors allow for precise boat control through the convenient, familiar interface of phones and tablets Racine, Wisconsin (2/15 /2017) –Minn Kota® is introducing a revolutionary app technology for …

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2017 General Membership Meeting at Boat Show

The Indiana Bass Federation General Membership Meeting will be held on Saturday, February 18th at 1:00pm. The meeting will be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds during the Indiana Boat Sport and Travel Show in the Southwest Pavilion. Don’t miss out on some great door prizes!

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Humminbird® Introduces New SOLIX™ Series

Humminbird® Introduces New SOLIX™ Series with Exclusive Technologies and Largest Screens in its Class The revolutionary Humminbird® SOLIX™ Series combines 12” and 15” displays with Cross Touch® Interface, MEGA Imaging™, CHIRP Digital Sonar, AUTOCHART® Live with vegetation and bottom hardness mapping, Bluetooth® connectivity and i-Pilot® Link™ navigation  RACINE, Wis., January …

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Buy Indianapolis Boat Show Tickets Online

The Indianapolis Boat Sport and Travel Show will be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on February 17 – 26, 2017. You can purchase your tickets at a discounted price before the show online. Use promo code BASS17. Buy now!    

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DNR employee Bob Vollmer surprised with Sagamore

DNR News Indiana Department of Natural Resources 402 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204-2748 For immediate release: Dec. 20, 2016 Bob Vollmer, Indiana’s oldest state employee, got quite the surprise Tuesday morning when he received the Sagamore of the Wabash award. “I thought I was going over to the Governor’s …

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