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Honor the hunt, not the Hunter

I’ve never been one to watch much television but during the hunting seasons I do catch a few hunting programs. Through the years there...

“How’d I miss?” Shot-spotting for Shotgunners

“How’d I miss?” It’s a common question for shotgun shooters whether at the range or in the field. Obviously, you shot too high, too low,...

Deer Season is Creeping Closer!

If you have read this column (probably by mistake) prior your husband or boyfriend, here is a fun little test that will determine the...
Indiana Deer Rifle Controversy

Rifles Rejoice: DNR emergency rule for 2017 deer hunting season

An emergency rule signed today by the DNR, filed with the Natural Resources Commission and the Legislative Services Agency, states the following: “Rifle cartridges that...

Day Packs: The Unsung Hero of Outdoor Gear

During a time when most deer hunting subjects have been beat to death let’s talk about something that gets little credit but can play...
duck hunter

Duck Shooting: Mission Impossible?

Shooting "sitting ducks" is a term often used to describe shooting a target nearly impossible to miss. Most ducks, however, are shot while they...

How well can deer see?

It’s a question asked since sportsmen have been mandated to wear “hunter orange” during specific deer hunting seasons. Are deer color blind or do...

Trouble comes at 32 yards

Early last summer I was invited to a friend’s wedding. It was a planned outdoor event scheduled for the middle of September. In hindsight,...

Marksmanship is the mark of a great hunter

Let’s face it: hunters as a group are pretty lousy shots. For all the gun-store talk I hear of off-hand 200-yard instantly-fatal shots, I...

Time to Embrace Hunting Season

Have you noticed? We are beginning to see subtle changes leading to one of our most celebrated and beautiful seasons – autumn. Leaves are...

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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