Canoeing 101

June and July are prime canoeing time in the Hoosier state. Good water levels coupled with warm weather make these two months one of the...
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Coolers 101: Do you really need that Yeti?

As an undergraduate at Ball State University I had talked several friends into spending a night catfishing on the banks of the Mississinewa River,...
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Persimmons Part of Autumn’s Bounty

When people think of dessert and Thanksgiving, most probably think of pumpkin pie. However, if you are lucky enough to have persimmon pudding available,...

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...

Cagles Mill Lake Paddling Trip

I finally made it onto the water. After receiving and placing on our boats the non-motorized lake permits covered in earlier articles, we headed...
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Lee the Horselogger: Just Passing Through

Here in Indiana it seems we have our share of unusual sights. It was early Sunday morning when my friend Renee’ Kinney called. “Hey...

The RV Hall of Fame with a Side Order of French Toast

Photo above: the Author's husband Rob Kernodle at the RV Hall of Fame   Traveling through the campgrounds of Indiana, we’ve encountered quite a wide variety...
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Kickapoo State Park

This report is not about an Indiana destination, but Kickapoo State Park near Danville, Illinois isn’t far over the western state line, and it...
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Paddling Gift Guide

The weather didn’t cooperate with our planned Black Friday paddle, so below are a few few gift suggestions for the paddler on your Christmas...
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Indiana’s Outdoor Bucket List

March is one of the toughest times of year for the Hoosier outdoors enthusiast. It’s too warm for ice fishing yet too cold for...