IBF anglers take top spot at Indiana high school championship event

Our student angler took the top 5 spots on May 7th at Patoka Lake. All 5 teams have now qualified for the high school national championship to be held in Florence, Alabama in July. 1st place Kaden Raichal and Chandler Marcille. 19.14 lbs2nd place Wyatt Wise and Aaron Spurgeon 19.13 …

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Benefit Bass Tournament

Sunday, May 15th on Pine & Stone Lakes. Indiana Bass Club will be hosting a Benefit Bass Tournament on Pine & Stone Lake with all proceeds going to the family of Jim Michael. Jim worked as an ER nurse at the University of Chicago and contracted Covid in 2020. Due …

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SAFE HOME CASH

2022 Guidelines and Rules for Contingency Cash Qualification(updated 4/4/22) “Safe Home Cash” is a cash contingency award program designed specifically for the Indiana Bass Federation.  The winners (Boater and Non-Boater) of any one of the six IBF Pro/Am Tournament Trail events or the IBF Classic that are Safe Home Cash qualified, may …

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Patoka Lake Habitat Build

Our Patoka Lake habitat build day, March 5th, 2022, was absolutely awesome. Great weather and plenty of volunteers. We want to thank everyone for showing up today. Thanks to AFTCO, Bass Fishing Hall of Fame, and Friends of Reservoirs for the grants to make this possible. We teamed up with …

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IBF/DNR Reservoir Habitat Enhancement Maps

The Indiana Bass Federation and Indiana DNR collaborative Reservoir Habitat Enhancement Project has been adding structure to our Indiana reservoirs and lakes since 2016. In an effort to further help anglers locate and fish these structures, the Indiana DNR has created .gpx files that locate the structures in the maps …

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2022 Indiana Bass Federation Raffle

The 2022 IBF Fundraising Raffle will have two winning prizes. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from an IBF Club or at the Indiana Bass Federation booth during the Indiana Boat Sport and Travel show, February 18-27, 2022. Drawing will be held on the 27th. No need to …

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Looking to join a bass club?

Hardluck Bassmasters are looking for new members… This is an active IBF (Indiana Bass Federation) club.  Our club started in 1976 and was based out of the Indianapolis Police Department and for many years membership was restricted to only active Law Enforcement officers.  Recently our club has opened up to …

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Bass Fishing Hall of Fame Makes Four Conservation Grants

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – August 9, 2021 – For the second consecutive year, the Board of Directors of the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame announces that the Hall has awarded four conservation grants to contribute to its mission of celebrating, promoting and preserving the sport of bass fishing. The recipients were selected …

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