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...

Is it the End, or the Beginning?

I’m sitting here pounding away at the keyboard in my home office several days before you actually read this message and, darn it, the...
Whitetail deer

Be careful: It’s Deer Crossing Season

There’s never a time of day or time of year a motorist can’t be confronted with a deer deciding it needs to be on...
snorkeling

A Beginner’s Guide to Snorkeling Fun

There is a world beneath the crystal waters that few ever see.  Fish so colorful and vibrant they exceed any imagination.  Unusual and beautiful...

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...
winter paddling

Winterizing your boat? Too bad- we’ve got tips for winter paddling!

The title of this post is a bit misleading; I'll include a few tips for putting your boat away for the winter, but I...

Small Water Angler: Harrison County’s Blue River

Hello and welcome to the first installment of the Small Water Angler column. I can’t begin to tell you how exciting it is to be...
Pokagon State Park

Pokagon State Park and Lake James

If you want a state park with easy access Pokagon State Park is the one; it has its own exit, and it is literally...

Are you afraid? More real-life hunting ghost stories

It’s Halloween!  As we stumble through the darkness to and from our favorite hunting spots, every sound jumbles the nerves.  Every shadow grows into...
outdoor bucket list

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...