A handful of Indiana walnuts

Time to Go Nuts: Wild Nut Gathering

Photo above- A handful of black walnuts ready for husking   Fall is approaching and another activity stands ready to be penciled onto the already full...
hydration system

Hydration Systems

Summer is hard upon us and, given the usual temperature forecast, don’t be surprised if you see a blue heron burst into flame in...

Hunting Winter Morels

Morel hunting has, at best, a four-week window of opportunity unless you want to start in Georgia and finish in Oregon. I was so...
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,...

What’s Hot: Deer Fishing

Indiana Hunters are voicing their support to legalize one of the hottest new outdoor sports: deer “hunting” with big-game fishing equipment. Formally known as “Deer...

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...
maple syrup

Maple Syrup Making A Great Winter Activity

Maple syrup for most is an artificially engineered thick, brown liquid with a corn syrup base bought in a plastic bottle. But it doesn’t...

WIN Pro Staffer to Fish National Tourney

WildIndiana Pro Staff Member Michael Parks (pictured above, right) of Noblesville and his partner Shannon Brown (ab0ve, left) of Dillsboro have received an invitation...
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,...