deer hunt

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...

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),...

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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Social Media Misfires

Well, you’ve gone and done it: killed a trophy buck, or turkey, or aardvark or whatever you were hunting. What’s the first thing you...

No room for nonresident prejudice

The other day a group of us met for supper, an annual ritual after opening weekend of the regular firearms deer hunting season. Talk...
indiana public question 1

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...
Indiana Deer Rifle Controversy

The Indiana Deer Rifle Controversy

As a Hoosier deer hunter, depending on your particular viewpoint and degree of self-interest, the sky is either falling or blue as the sapphire...
conservation officers

Conservation officers still left in the lurch by the Indiana Senate.

In spite of calls for fairness and equal treatment, the Indiana Senate has again utterly ignored the concerns of Indiana’s Conservation Officers, Excise Police...

Marsh: Vote “Yes” on Question 1

Editors Note: The opinions below are that of the writer.  See our official statement on the subject for more: Indiana Public Question 1- Symptom,...

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...

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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