Dock Dog Championships

Do you like to travel to far away places for the purpose of attending athletic events? Plenty do. Look at the popularity of NASCAR,...
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Driving the Biggest Danger to Outdoors Enthusiasts

It is ironic that outdoors enthusiasts will drive hundreds of miles just to park their vehicle so they can then engage in walking, paddling,...

Indiana’s ATV Helmet Law: Put a lid on the kid!

If your grandkids take the old 4-wheeler out for a ride on the back 40 without wearing a helmet, you’re now breaking the law. Starting...
Indiana Canoe Trips

Are You Trespassing? Know the Rules of Indiana’s Waterways

Due to weather and various things breaking around my house I haven’t been able to get on the water much this summer, so I...

What Floats the Boats?

We all know what “floats our boats.” It’s America’s waters, from tiny farm ponds and skinny water streams to lakes as large as Lake...

2017 Camping Etiquette Guide

It’s prime camping season and hordes of Hoosiers are heading to private campgrounds and state parks to enjoy all the healthy benefits of outdoor...

Are Pontoon’s Perfect?

Some of the most fun times I’ve had afloat have been on pontoon boats. They are the perfect family boating option for many, the...

Tents and Rain are a Normal Combination

With the arrival of June, we have also hit prime camping season so we're going to talk about tents and rain. Trust that I...

High Water is not a Playground

Attention men and women between 15 and 30 years of age: you are not a whitewater paddler! Oh, a few readers might be part of...

Tame the Clutter with Totes

Let’s start with a retrospective look at the past week: Fishing: not even. Turkey Hunting: pointless without snorkeling gear. Mushroom Hunting: too late and too wet. Hiking: trails...

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Now Is The Time For Morels!

It’s on. A few weeks back our fickle Indiana weather had me wondering. When I penned last week’s column I thought our morel season...