Deploying multiple tools key to stopping Asian carp advance, researchers say

In less than half a century, Asian carp went from being unknown in U.S. waters to making up 90 percent of the biomass in some stretches of the Illinois and Mississippi rivers. There is no silver bullet for eradicating the invasive species. But a decadelong rush to prevent Asian carp …

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Working with Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen's traditions in Indiana

The Hoosier State has 867,000 hunters and anglers who spend $924 million annually and support 14,058 jobs. Working with CSF in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen’s traditions in Indiana are seven members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, Governor Mike Pence and the Indiana Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus. …

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Indiana, Kansas to Vote on Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment on November Ballot

On November 8, sportsmen and women of Kansas and Indiana will go to the polls and have the opportunity to vote on their respective Constitutional amendments ensuring the Right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife. Kansas Constitutional Amendment 1 and Indiana Public Question 1 would amend the Kansas Bill of …

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Kid & Co. Tournament celebrates 30 years of youth fishing

By Marlena Pierce Indiana Bass’n Gals Kid & Co., a family outdoor and youth fishing event hosted by the Indiana Bass’n Gals, celebrated its 30th anniversary in August. Held at Cutright Ramp on Lake Monroe, the event drew about one hundred kids plus their accompanying adults, bringing together more than …

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Hunt Guide lists wrong dates for rifles in deer reduction zones

DNR News Division of Fish & Wildlife Indiana Department of Natural Resources 402 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204-2748 For immediate release: Sept. 15, 2016 Due to an editing error, dates in the 2016-17 DNR Hunting/Trapping Regulations Guide during which new rifle options for deer hunting in the deer reduction …

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Grants announced for 33 Indiana Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) projects

New grants for the care of Indiana’s water bodies totaling $1,296,000 have been awarded through the Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program in the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. The grants, awarded by DNR director Cameron Clark, fund 33 projects in 25 counties, encompassing watersheds of 36 lakes and …

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Scott Sledge of Greenwood represents Indiana Bass Federation with a Runner Up finish at the 2016 TBF Junior World Championship

Scott Sledge, 14 of Greenwood Indiana won the 11-15-year-old Bass Fishing State Championship for Indiana in 2015 thus qualifying to represent the Indiana Bass Federation in the 2016 TBF Junior World Championship at Lake Guntersville Alabama. August 5, 6 & 7, 2016 The Junior World Championship is conducted in conjunction …

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Lakeshore cleanup at Patoka Lake, Aug. 27, 2016

DNR News Division of State Parks Indiana Department of Natural Resources 402 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204-2748 For immediate release: Aug. 9, 2016 Help remove trash and debris from the shores of Patoka Lake on Saturday, Aug. 27. Sign-up will begin at 8 a.m. at Hoosier Hills Marina. The cleanup …

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2016 IBF Classic Official Announcement

In partnership with visitmadison.org and Jefferson County Indiana I am happy to announce: The 2016 IBF Invitational Tournament, Forrest L. Wood Classic will be held at Madison, Indiana on October 15 & 16. If you plan on bringing your family to the classic there are many activities for everyone.  A …

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