black bear

A Bear Behaving Badly

A series of sweeping wildfires forced a black bear out of its Michigan home and into the safe haven of northwest Indiana. The year was...
Indiana Orchid Hunting

Indiana Orchid Hunting

Today we are going to talk about hunting, but it’s probably not what you’re thinking. Before we get into the meat of our discussion, let...
pileated woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker Up Close and Personal

Sometimes when spending the day hunting, we take in interesting sites up close and personal, not necessarily provided by the game we seek. That’s...
bovine TB

Bovine TB Potentially Affects all Hoosiers

When hunters in Dearborn, Franklin and Fayette Counties take the field tomorrow morning for the opening day of the deer firearms season, they will...
prairie trillium

Whence the Wild Weather

Editor's Note: When this was written 10 days ago, the weather was fine and everyone was convinced that Spring had arrived early....... What is one...
public access

Rivers and Streams – Public or Private?

When the weather warms and we become entrenched in our beautiful spring season many Hoosiers gravitate to rivers and streams for a variety of...

Some states trying new approach to invasive carp

They were once one of Indiana’s most feared predator and could reach lengths of over nine feet and weigh nearly 300 pounds. Covered with...
Pheasant production

The Birds and the Bees: Keys to Pheasant Production

The 2016 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic at the Kansas City Convention Center in downtown Kansas City on February 19-21 boasted a new...
christmas bird count

Christmas Bird Count going strong at 117

Anything celebrating its 117th year is likely on to something. Few things last more than a lifetime, much less generations. For the 117th year...
Indiana bear

Indiana Bear V2.0

After all the breathless media coverage, fretting and gnashing of teeth last year when a young Michigan bear had the audacity to invade Indiana,...

Episode #1- Wild Hogs with Alan Garbers

Indiana hog hunting
Wild hogs are alive and well- too well- in southern Indiana.  We talk to well-known outdoor writer Alan Garbers about the problem and some...

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