three generations of Allen men

J.C. Allen & Sons: More than just farm photos

Photo above- John O. Allen (standing), John C. Allen (right), Chester P. Allen (kneeling) in 1970   The J.C. Allen & Sons Company of West Lafayette,...

Common Sense Fall Boating

I’m not an advocate of the government passing laws to make a legal mandate out of what should be common sense. There’s no law...

Building a Campfire

You’d be surprised the number of outdoor skills I learned in Boy Scouts I still use frequently. I still tie square knots when joining...

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...

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...

Nation’s Premier All-Outdoors Show Caters to Every Outdoor Passion

INDIANAPOLIS – Whether a gathering of old friends during opening weekend of deer season, an adventure on the Ohio River fishing for giant catfish,...
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How To Get Started Building Your Own Wood Strip Canoe

From the WildIndianaVideo Youtube Channel- In this segment shot at the 2016 Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show we talk to Mooresville canoe builder...

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...
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DIY: Build Good looking Canoe or Kayak Racks For Under $40.

Build your own kayak racks! With the purchase of a new command vehicle for WildIndiana, came a new problem: no kayak racks. As avid kayak anglers,...

The Heartbreak of Boat Envy

I have a problem, a secret that has been hidden for many years. Actually, as my friends and family are more than willing to attest,...