Youth News

Trailmaster Donates New Trailer for IBF Kids Casting Boat

The IBF Kids Casting Boat has been used for years to not only demonstrate to kids how to flip, pitch and cast lures it also allows them to practice what they learned. When Zone 1 Director Fred Zimmerman saw the IBF Kids Casting Boat, he said we really need to …

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Trail Season Champions

Trail Season Champions: Kaden Raichel and Chandler Marcille Trail Season Champions Junior: Wes Warnock and Austin Parsons High School National Qualifiers:Eathan Sarault and Hunter CoatesLuke Stidham and Bailey HurttKaden Raichel and Chandler MarcilleBraden Bartron and Zion Dunaway

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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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IBF Youth looking for boat captains

IBFY is looking for boat captains for the IBFY State finals tournament on August 25th at Morse Lake. If you can or would like to help our youth in the State Finals, please contact Drake Sarault, IBFY Director at youth@indianabass.com or by phone at 765-714-3122.

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2018 Scholarship Winners

Ashley Bortlein of Sunman, IN is the daughter of Chris Bortlein, a member of the Gad-A-Bout Bass Masters. She is a senior at East Central High School where she has a 3,947 GPA. She will be attending Cedarville University in the fall where she will study heath science with a …

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High School Fishing Indiana Open at Monroe

We are excited to be coming to Lake Monroe for the upcoming High School Fishing Indiana Open on Saturday, September 29 in Bloomington, IN. We are asking for your help to promote this upcoming event to high school students in the area that may be interested in participating. The tournament …

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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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Kid & Co. Tournament celebrates 30 years of youth fishing

By Marlena Pierce Indiana Bass’n Gals Kid & Co., a family outdoor and youth fishing event hosted by the Indiana Bass’n Gals, celebrated its 30th anniversary in August. Held at Cutright Ramp on Lake Monroe, the event drew about one hundred kids plus their accompanying adults, bringing together more than …

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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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