Conservation News

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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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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Bass Fishing Hall of Fame expands its mission – conservation grants to assist with fishery enhancement projects

Taking a step beyond honoring the greats in the sport of bass fishing, the Board of Directors of the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame announces the Hall has awarded four conservation grants this year to contribute to the mission of celebrating, promoting and preserving the sport of bass fishing. The …

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Indiana Bass Federation (IBF) to release 3,000 largemouth bass into Patoka Lake

Friday, November 6, 2020 @ 11 AM EST at the Lick Fork SRA Boat Ramp as part of the IBF | Indiana DNR Reservoir Habitat Enhancement Program. (Birdseye, In) The Indiana Bass Federation, a state organization with the purpose to assist and unite member clubs and to assist and cooperate …

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IBF to release 1,800 largemouth bass into Patoka Lake

Indiana Bass Federation (IBF) to release 1,800 largemouth bass into Patoka Lake on Friday, May 29@ 12 noon EST as part of the Indiana DNR – Reservoir Habitat Enhancement Program (Birdseye, In) The Indiana Bass Federation, a state organization with the purpose to assist and unite member clubs and to …

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Help Improve Patoka

Saturday, March 14th at 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Help improve Patoka Lake fish habitat by volunteering to build habitat structures. During our previous build day, we were able to construct 130 structures! On March 14, a pallet structure build will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. ET at …

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Come and bring your ideas!

The White River Vision Plan wants your ideas and comments about this important waterway and what it means to you. Three public meetings are scheduled this week to gather input and comments: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6–8 p.m. Wilfong Pavillion in Founders Park 11675 Hazel Dell Parkway, Carmel 46033 Wednesday, October 24, 2018, noon–1:30 p.m. …

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