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Early treatments seem to be keeping invasive plant at bay

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS —The Department of Natural Resources is testing out an herbicide treatment in LaGrange County in an attempt to stop an invasive plant that can ruin a boating or fishing trip. Most natural lakes in Indiana have Eurasian watermilfoil. It starts growing early in the season and often starves native species forming […]

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Free fishing, programs available this weekend

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State officials are trying to get Hoosiers hooked on fishing. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will hold free-fishing weekend June 6 and 7 with many programs and locations to go fishing. Clint Kowalik, coordinator of the GoFishIN in the City program said, “It’s a good chance for the […]

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DNR stocked a record number of fish in 2014

By Adam Lee                                                                                                         […]

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Measure to constitutionally protect hunting, fishing moves to full Senate

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A Hoosiers’ right to hunt and fish is one step closer to becoming etched in the state’s constitution. The same proposed constitutional amendment passed the General Assembly last year. But because the resolution would change the constitution, it must pass two, separately-elected legislatures. Sen. Brent Steele, R-Bedford, author of […]

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State sponsors Outdoor Experience to let Hoosiers try sports, activities

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers who want to pick up a new outdoor hobby will now have the chance to at the Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience this weekend at the Fort Harrison State Park. The outdoor experience – sponsored by the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation and the Department of Natural Resources – will […]

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State to restore West Boggs Lake in Southern Indiana

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – One of Indiana’s popular fishing sites in Loogootee will undergo a restoration that is not only expected to revive the lake’s fishing conditions but also energize the lake’s contribution to the local economy. A once popular site for bluegill and bass fishing, West Boggs Lake brought in anglers from […]

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Constitutional hunting and fishing measure passes House; waits for action in 2015 or 2016

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A proposed amendment meant to protect the rights of Hoosiers to hunt and fish has passed the General Assembly this year but still has a long road before it’s put into the Indiana Constitution. The resolution’s sponsor, Rep. Mark Messmer, R-Jasper, said the proposal is meant to “protect well-funded anti-hunting […]

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Constitutional hunting and fishing measure moves to House

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Senate passed a proposed constitutional right to hunt and fish, sending the measure to the House for consideration. The amendment passed 43-4. If Senate Joint Resolution 9 is approved this year, it will have to pass the General Assembly again in 2015 or 2016 to go on the ballot […]

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Video & story: Senate committee moves constitutional hunting and fishing amendment – without farming provisions

Indiana lawmakers consider constitutional right to hunt and fish By Halie Solea TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A Senate committee passed a proposed constitutional amendment Monday that would protect Hoosiers’ right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife – but without language to protect farming that was included three years ago. That means the constitutional amendment process must […]

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Steele removes farming from constitutional hunting and fishing proposal

By Halie Solea TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The author of a constitutional amendment to protect hunting and fishing has introduced the proposal this year without language that would protect farmers as well. Sen. Brent Steele’s original amendment passed its first round in 2011 but needed approval this year to go on the ballot for ratification by […]

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