Total Payouts to Anglers

ILF is please to offer Anglers the ability to compete for larger payouts competing against fewer Anglers as we continue to grow. The total payouts to Anglers from 2015 – 2021* was $134,685.00.

Chart Total Angler Payouts from 2015

*Note: Due to Covid-19 2020 Season was canceled and 2021 was limited.

Fish Scored, Total Weight, Penalty Minutes

Over 6,303 fish have be caught weighed and released right where they were caught. Total pounds 8,877. Total penalty minutes 2,166. The drop in 2018 was due to the one-pound rule rather than twelve inches.

Chart Total Fish Caught Since 2015

*Note: Due to Covid-19 2020 Season was canceled and 2021 was limited.

Record Holders in an ILF Select Series
2015 - 2021

ILF Angler Rob Kelley

Largest Bass

6lbs 11ozs
Glenn Flint Lake

Greg Smith
April 7 2019

ILF Angler Aaron Hochstedler

Largest Catch
1 Round

51lbs 07ozs 37 Fish
Lake Manitou

Aaron Hochstedler
April 2017

Lake Manitou Rochester, IN

Largest Catch
1 Series Event

210lbs 11ozs Lake Wawasee
Most Fish 172 Lake Webster

Series 2 Qualifying Round 2
July 2019 & July 2017

ILF Angler Amy King

First Female

To Compete in a
ILF Series Event

Amy King
April 2018

ILF Angler Rick Thatcher

Most Penalties Minutes

Single Round
James Lake

Rick Thatcher
July 21, 2019

ILF Angler Josh McDermott

Biggest Earner

Over Various Events

Josh McDermott
2015 - 2021

Record Holders Other ILF Events
2015 - 2021

Team Events

  • ILF Tri State High School Team Tournament - Geist Reservoir - June 2017
    • Eleven Teams Total Catch 267lbs 05ozs - 164 Fish - 48 Penalty Minutes

Single Day Event

  • Lake Dirve Marine Invitational Challenge - Marble Lake, MI - Oct 2017
    • Twelve Anglers Total Catch 172lbs 14ozs - 172 Fish - 65 Penalty Minutes