Deport the Bears?

What do Hawaii and Indiana have in common? Not much other than each of these states are listed as not having a wild population...

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),...

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...

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...

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...
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...
HB1231

Editorial: The Sky Isn’t Falling Because of HB1231

The sky is falling! The sky is falling, with thousands of rifle bullets falling with it! We are all doomed! Ok, this might be a...

Brandon Butler Responds: Captive Killing Pollutes Society’s View of Hunting

Editor's Note: We recently published a column by Brandon Butler in which he explained why he (and many, many other Hoosier hunters) are opposed...

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...
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

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...

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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