New black bass size limits at Shakamak State Park lakes

DNR News Division of Fish & Wildlife Indiana Department of Natural Resources 402 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204-2748 For immediate release: July 7, 2016 New black bass size limits at Shakamak State Park lakes Shakamak, Kickapoo and Lenape lakes in Shakamak State Park now have a 14-inch minimum length limit …

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White River Beach?

Three articles addressing plans for the White River in Indianapolis. A beach along the White River? It could happen INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Visit Indy tourism group has announced a plan to add attractions and visitors to the downtown riverfront by 2025. Visit Indy officials said they’d like to see …

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DNR seeks volunteers to build fish habitat at Sullivan Lake

The DNR is seeking volunteers to assemble fish habitat structures for Sullivan Lake on April 30 as part of the new Reservoir Aquatic Habitat Enhancement Program (RAHEP). RAHEP builds fish habitat in reservoirs where natural structure is lacking. Sullivan Lake, a 451-acre reservoir in Sullivan, is the first project lake for …

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Invitational Tournament at Patoka April 10th

The first Invitational Trail event is very close, we a very excited that we are ready to start fishing. I want to remind everyone that if you haven’t entered these is still time left.  We will be accepting entries at the registration from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm on April …

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Supporting Go FishIN

As the Indiana Bass Federation Conservation Director, I invite all of our clubs to support the Indiana DNR Go FishIN program. Whatever we do to assist is greatly appreciated. Go FishIN promotes conservation, fish biology, angler ethics and angler skills for the Indiana youth through educational workshops. Learn more about …

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Fish Stocking in Indiana

DNR hatcheries produce 16 different fish species for stocking throughout Indiana. District fisheries biologists evaluate fish populations to determine the best sites for stocking. Fish stockings are not done as a cure-all for poor fishing in a lake or stream. The 2014-15 annual fish stocking database includes fish stocked from …

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2016 IBF Raffle Boat Winner!

Congratulations to James Hicks of Brownsville, IN the 2016 IBF Raffle Boat Winner!  He purchased his tickets at the boat show at about 11 AM on the final Sunday,. He bought his tickets from two of the IBF Youth Tournament Trail members that were helping out at the IBF booth. …

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