Sportsmen Should Oppose Resolution to Transfer National Lands

National public lands are an American treasure. Those of us who value our natural resources and support the conservation of America’s fish, forest and...

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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Indiana Public Question 1 Approved- What’s Next?

Indiana Public Question 1 has easily been approved by voters. At last count, the margin was around 80% approval. That is known as “a...
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Stealing Alaska’s Wildlife

Who owns the wildlife in this country? In many European countries, the owner of the land owns the animals living on the land. That’s...
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The Outdoors Under Donald Trump

Farmers care about farming issues. Coal miners care about mining issues. Doctors and nurses care about health care issues and since the election we’ve...
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Why Do We Deer Hunt?

This year’s archery deer hunt is in full swing and in a few short weeks the flag will drop on the rest of the...
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Turn In A Poacher: Broken Hands and Big Rewards

What does Dale Earnhardt, myself and the Law Enforcement Division of the Indiana DNR have in common? None of us like a poacher and...

Women in the Outdoors: “Shrink it and Pink it” Doesn’t Work?!?

This column is about ladies but it is addressed to the guys. Here is our vital Public Service message for the Holidays: Stop buying...
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Honor the hunt, not the Hunter

I’ve never been one to watch much television but during the hunting seasons I do catch a few hunting programs. Through the years there...

WildIndiana Live Without a Net From the Ford Indianapolis, Sport and Travel Show.

Starting this Friday, February 17, 2017 with the opening of the 63rd Annual Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show, WildIndiana will be broadcasting...