Keep your archery practice realistic

In less than five weeks our much awaited early archery deer hunting season will make its grand debut, beginning October 1. For many, it...
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Giant Tent Serves as Season Long Basecamp

Someday I hope to own a piece of hunting property on which I’ll build my dream cabin. I hope it’ll be home to countless...
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Martino: The Second Chance Buck

I love hearing of unique hunting stories that take place each season. Part of the reason is few memories are stronger than those forged...

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...

Time for some of the season’s best wingshooting

September 1 is a popular day for those who enjoy warming up a shotgun barrel. I’d venture to say more Americans swing a gun...
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Calling all turkeys

Several years back through a unique twist of fate I had an opportunity to hunt with a well-known turkey expert. He lived in north...

Indiana NWTF Turkey Tip – Say NO To Wild Hogs

NWTF Indiana – Turkey Tips: Wild hogs, feral hogs, razorbacks, it doesn’t matter what you call them, they can easily decimate future turkey populations...
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The End of Indiana’s Ruffed Grouse?

It’s official. Ruffed grouse in Indiana are on the edge of extirpation.  Steven Backs, our IDNR biologist that is known and respected across North...

Florida Hog Hunt: Three, two, one, MAYHEM!

From the backseat, it felt like one of those nightmares you have after eating pickled jalapenos right before bedtime. It was darker than the inside...

Is Ol’ Trusty Getting Rusty?

I've done it more often than I'd like to admit. I take a gun hunting, come home tired and put the gun away without properly...

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Now Is The Time For Morels!

It’s on. A few weeks back our fickle Indiana weather had me wondering. When I penned last week’s column I thought our morel season...