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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Last Chance to Qualify for TBF Semi-Finals

If you have not yet qualified for the TBF Semi-Finals to be held at Rocky Point on October 22 and 23, 2016; you still have two chances left. Members of an IBF Club can qualify for the Semi-Finals by fishing the IBF Invitational Trail and finish in the top 10%.  …

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Sullivan Lake habitat structure map

Here is a map (view PDF) that shows the locations of habitat structures placed at Sullivan Lake. We placed 135 structures in the lake. We will be working this fall and winter with the Park to fell the shoreline trees to create a brush pile. You can view other Indiana …

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Young, Dingell Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Funding for Fish and Wildlife

On July 6, Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 5650) calling for $1.3 billion in existing revenue from the development of energy and mineral resources on federal lands and waters be dedicated to the Wildlife Conservation Restoration Program to …

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2016 IBF State Finals Tournament

Hello State anglers, my name is Craig Scholle and I will be your tournament director for the IBF State Finals Tournament on the Ohio River – Tanners Creek Ramp August 6th and 7th Rosters are not all complete, many people do not have email and i have called and left messages with tons …

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Minn Kota Ultrex Wins ICAST 2016 “Best of Show”

Minn Kota Ultrex Wins ICAST 2016 “Best of Show” July, 2016 Produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), is the world’s largest sportfishing trade show and the annual destination for the global recreational fishing industry. Held this past July 12 – 15 …

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DNR happy with outcome of West Boggs Lake project

DNR News Division of Fish & Wildlife Indiana Department of Natural Resources 402 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204-2748 For immediate release: July 20, 2016 DNR happy with outcome of West Boggs Lake project DNR officials are happy with the outcome of a project to improve fishing at West Boggs …

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