2017 IBF Trail – T2 – Brookville

The second tournament of 2017 was held on Brookville Reservoir Sunday May 21, 2017.   First, I would like to thank all the Anglers for coming out and making the tournament a great success.  If we keep getting turnouts like this, we will be able to keep giving out over $10,000 in …

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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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Indiana Bass Federation Member Allen Boyd Wins TBF 2017 National Championship

Angler wins Z518 with top finish in Ranger Cup program FLIPPIN, ARK. (April 12, 2017) Ranger Boats Pro Allen Boyd beat a field of 253 anglers to win The Bass Federation 2017 National Championship at Table Rock Lake on April 7. The angler fought through a tough bite for five …

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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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2017 IBF Trail – T1 – Patoka

  The first tournament of 2017 was held on Lake Patoka Sunday March 26, 2017.   First, I would like to thank all the Anglers for coming out and making the first tournament a great success.  If we get attendance like this at all the events we will have huge …

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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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2017 Scholarship Presentations

IBF Youth Trail – Shawn Zellers Shawn is a senior at Winamac Community High School. He plans to attend Ivy Tech at Lafayette4 and study Agronomy and Agronomics which he hopes to make his career.  He started fishing at an early age with his father and grandfather. Both his father …

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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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