Enter Your Trophy Fish into Fish of the Year Contest

(UNDATED) – Indiana Department Natural Resources’ Fish of the Year Program awards anglers who have submitted the largest fish from Hoosier waters of each species. Winners receive a certificate, patch, and bragging rights for the entire year.

Adam Smith, 2019 Fish of the Year winner for Northern pike

If your fish is a potential state record, follow the instructions on this DNR website to submit a state record.

Jonathan VanHook of Rockville holds the state-record striped bass he caught May 25, 2010.

Current state record fish, Fish of the Year winners, and instructions for submitting Fish of the Year entries are also available.