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Old Camper Makes Special Hunt Camp

The moment I laid eyes on that worn out old camper, I knew she had to be mine. Her beauty surely wasn’t apparent to...
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Geocaching – A Beginners Guide

Are you a Muggle? If you are or don't know if you are, you need to read this beginners guide to geocaching. What is geocaching...
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Wet Weather Tenting Tips

Let’s talk about tents and rain. As I can often work up a sizable drizzle by simply looking at a picture of a tent,...
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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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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,...

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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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...

Simply Music, Simply Mushrooms Music Festival

What: Simply Music, Simply Mushroom Festival When: April 23-25, 2015 Where: Nashville, Indiana Every autumn all roads flowing into Brown County, Indiana are bumper to bumper with...

An unfortunate lack of planning

Well, this is embarrassing. In January I wrote a post about buying the DNR Lake Permit early in the year, so whenever the time...
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It’s time for Mushroom Madness

Among other things, the months of April and May in Indiana are noted for a singular pastime that is pursued with almost religious fervor:...

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‘The Perfect Drift’: Sub-Zero Bass by Kayak

By Jim Edlund All photos courtesy of Old Town Canoes & Kayaks/Jason Arnold The vast majority of northern bass anglers hang up their open-water gear...