civil war relics

If it Beeps, Dig It!

Step by slow step you cross the old yard in rural Indiana. Your eyes scan the ground. Your ears are tuned to the slightest sound....

Let It Flow: It’s Maple Syrup Time In Indiana

February and early March is a sweet time in the forests of Indiana because sugar is running through the veins of maple trees and...

Ice Survival: Stay Alive When Everything Goes Wrong

Each year on average, several people in Indiana fall through thin ice and drown after becoming unconscious in the frigid water. Most recently, two...

A Family Tradition: The Boat, Sport and Travel Show

The late winter months are gray and dreary in central Indiana, making it difficult to get excited about anything in the out-of-doors. Fortunately, since...

Luke Cord: Ancient Rock, Modern Art

I met Luke Cord backstage at a Jamey Johnson concert when he asked me to take his picture with Mr. Johnson. We had both managed...
Indiana Gold Panning

The Secrets of Indiana Gold Panning

GOLD! For years, just that single word has spurred men to do strange and irresponsible things, caused them to leave their homes and families and...
yeti

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,...
persimmons

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,...
tannery

Time to have your hide tanned?

Tucked away southeast of Kokomo, on the Howard Tipton County line, is a thriving business that grows larger with each passing year. But don’t...
night vision

Enhance Your Night Vision

Of the five senses, eyesight is probably the most important and useful to outdoorsman.  You won't hear a fish strike or feel a deer...

Podcast Episode #12- Chef Karl Talks About Venison Preparation

WildIndiana Food Editor "Chef Karl" is avid hunter and shooter who mixes his professionally skills as a chef with his passion for deer hunting. Chef...

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