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Summary Of The New Black Bass Regulation

For black bass (includes smallmouth, largemouth, and spotted bass) taken on a river or stream, a person will be able to keep only those that are under 12 inches and over 15 inches in length, with a daily aggregate bag limit of 5, and no more than 2 can be …

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Volunteers Needed for Youth and DNR events

Volunteers are needed for all events and boats are needed for almost all of the events. State Team members can use the events to meet the requirements of their contract. Please let Ed Hazel (317-856-8111) or Mark Shane (317-293-0332) know if you can help with these events. Youth Trail (boats …

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Dream becomes reality for Boyd

4/16/12 – Allen Boyd is living the dream this year, literally, and he’s holding his own against the big boys in the process. The Indiana angler is two tournaments (two Majors) into his rookie season on the FLW Tour, thanks to his victory at last year’s TBF National Championship, and …

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Black Bass Rule Change

The Commission gave final adoption to the rule version below. However, the rule is not yet effective. The Attorney General has 45 days in which to review as to legality; the Governor has up to 30 days in which to approve; and subsequently, the rule is forwarded (if approved) to …

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Rex Cornell of Layayette, IN Wins Ranger Boat Raffle!

The winner was REX CORNELL of Lafayette IN. He purchased his ticket on the first Sunday of the Boat Show. He stated he buys 5 tickets each year and has for about 6 years. He was excited when we called. He is not a boat owner and does not fish …

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Indiana Bass Federation Club of the Year Awards Program

The IBF will make an annual award to IBF member clubs in the areas of Youth, Conservation, and Community Service. It addition it will also award one IBF member club the distinction of Club of the Year which shows the most overall positive influence on youth, conservation, and community service …

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IBF Raffling 2012 Ranger 177RT Bass Boat

The Indiana Bass Federation will again be raffling a fully rigged 2012 177TR RANGER bass boat at the 2012 Indiana Boat Sport and Travel Show. The boat is equipped with a 115 Horsepower MERCURY OPTIMAX engine, MINNKOTA trolling motor, HUMMINBIRD depth finder, INTERSTATE Batteries, RANGER built in battery charger all …

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President’s Message – January 2012

I hope the New Year finds everyone well. I hope each and everyone had a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I also hope everyone had a great 2011 fishing season. The 2012 season is just around the corner and most are planning their schedules already. The IBF …

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Anti-Fishing Groups Bypass Ongoing Lawsuit in Attempt to Ban Lead Fishing Tackle

Sportfishing community calls for the dismissal of unwarranted petition for a national ban on lead fishing tackle Alexandria, VA – December 6, 2011 – On November 16, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was yet again petitioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and two other anti-fishing groups, requesting that …

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