Take Dad Hunting

There have been volumes written and even more spoken about the positive merits of introducing children to our outdoor traditions. But aren’t we missing...
Freedom Hunt

Freedom Hunt special for special needs children

In a few short months tree leaves will begin changing color throughout Indiana woodlots. This display of color not only signals the coming of...

Rabbit, with a side of Redear

The last day of rabbit season was one that paid homage to the quarry. The old hunter and his aged, one-eye beagle went home...

Tips for the tail end of turkey season

It happens every year. We hear tales of the new guy who stumbles into the woods for the first time, scratches out a few...

Kokomo Woman takes record deer

Women have been one of the fastest growing participants in the tradition of hunting. When it comes to pursuing whitetail deer, females are some...
late season rabbit hunt

Late Season Rabbit Hunt

It had been too long since I took to a snow-covered forest in pursuit of cottontail rabbits. So when my good friend, Jim Low,...
duck hunting

First Duck Excites Youth Hunter

With steady rain beating us in the face, mentor and mentee awaited daylight. The conditions were right and large flocks of ducks were buzzing...

Blaze Orange Makes Safety Sense

While it’s natural to assume animals see, hear and have other senses identical to humans, they don’t. Try eating an acorn from a black...
social media

Social Media Misfires

Well, you’ve gone and done it: killed a trophy buck, or turkey, or aardvark or whatever you were hunting. What’s the first thing you...
Shotgun patterning

Choking Up

Above- Test firing your shotgun is the only way to know what combination of shot, shells and choke will work best for you.   Shotguns are...