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Behind The Badge: The Case Of The Greedy Duck Hunters

In general waterfowl hunters are ethical hunters and protectors of the resource.  Organizations like Ducks Unlimited work tirelessly to procure and improve new habitat...
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Archery Participation Up Nearly 10 Percent

Though the sale of hunting licenses are in something of a holding pattern in many states with slight declines or nearly stable numbers, one...
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Wildlife Food Plots 101 – First Steps

With spring just a few months away many of us are thinking about planting a food plot to attract deer, turkey, and other wildlife. While...
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Taking Care of Your Trophies

Winter has gripped Indiana and ice fishing conditions have been sketchy at best. If you are like me, you’re ready for more daylight. So in...
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Behind The Badge: Southern Indiana Teen Poachers

One of the biggest wildlife crimes is poaching.  Most poaching is not done by someone trying to feed a hungry family.  Many poachers are...

Where to Shoot a Big Deer

Physical issues curbed my enthusiasm and ability to hunt much this year and I don’t have many brand new hunting stories. However, a good...
Late Season Duck Hunts

Late Season Duck Hunts

Indiana’s waterfowl seasons are winding down. The North Zone is now closed, the Middle Zone closes Jan. 8, 2017 and the South Zone closes...

The Redcoats are Coming!

Being a hunter I like squirrels, especially in mid-august when the hunting season opens and I take to the woods with my grandfather’s beloved...
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Late-Season Scouting: Prepare for Next Year Now

Late-season scouting can be a valuable tool to evaluate your deer season. The snow that covers much of the state offers some of the...
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Reasons To Buy An AR-15 Right Now – The Dirty Dozen

We keep making headlines.  Americans are buying firearms in record numbers.  A huge part of that is the purchase of AR-15 style rifles. Military Grade...

Podcast Episode #6- New ATV Helmet Law (and a shark in...

Capt. Bill Browne of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources discusses the new ATV helmet law that takes effective July 1, 2017.  The purpose...

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