Left Coast Losers

Since this column is written for local readers, I don’t often report on topics mostly affecting outdoor oriented people in other parts of the...
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Obama Administration Gives Final One-Finger Salute to Hunters and Anglers

There’s no doubt the now-out-of-power Obama administration was the most anti-hunting, anti-gun and anti-outdoorsmen administration ever elected. Now, America’s sportsmen are left with the...

Martino: The Problem with Deer Rifles

It’s the time of year when most conversations among outdoor enthusiasts should center on spring fishing. But this year those talks are about deer...
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The Looting Of Indiana’s Hunting Heritage

When we watch the looting and destruction during recent rioting, we wonder why anyone would want to destroy their neighborhood and the future of...

U.S. Bests Russia, or Did We?

Issues between Russia and the USA is big news these days. It’s the cold war, once thought to be over, now heated up again....
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The DNR screwed up and conservation officers will pay the price

UPDATE 11-4-2017: An emergency rule was issued the ALLOWS "pistol caliber rifles," just as last year.  Link: DNR Emergency Rule If you hadn’t noticed, there...

National Wildlife Federation Conference Highlights Concerns

Conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts from across the country gathered in Estes Park, Colorado for the 80th annual meeting of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF),...
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Wildlife Refuge Held Hostage by Criminals

Editors note: since this was written, several leaders of the takeover including the Ammon Bundy have been taken into Federal custody while Robert Finicum...

Right to Hunt and Fish Passes

When I first picked up a fishing pole or went pheasant hunting, no one had ever heard of an organization formed to promote anti-hunting...

Editorial: Politicians Vote to Destroy Tradition of Deer Hunting

The General Assembly passed Senate Bill 109 and cleared the way for a mass expansion of the captive cervid industry in Indiana. Elected officials...

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Mosquitoes, Chiggers and Ticks: Dealing with Bugs

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We are now firmly in the throes of Indiana's vampire season. Every outdoor adventure between now and the first frost will include a host...