The Last Bait Shop: Bryant’s Drains Minnow Tanks

There was a time when locally owned bait shops dotted Kokomo’s business landscape. Places like Mal’s, Alley Tackle,...

Showalter Leads Wildlife Efforts at Mississinewa

When it comes to hunting, a lot has changed over the years. Sportsmen are much more knowledgeable about the game they seek. Educating ourselves...

Light from a Long Time Ago

It’s well after midnight and I’m again reminded of one of the primary reasons I enjoy the outdoors: perspective. Last night I was camped out...

Bramwell: Take a Kid Fishing

Most folks start their children fishing with brightly colored Mickey Mouse or Barbie spin-cast outfits, eventually progressing to a Zebco 33 on a cheap...
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Indiana’s New Purple Paint Law Helps Stop Trespassers

If you see purple in the woods, it’s not the work of obsessive-compulsive vandals but a warning: Stay out! That’s because Indiana’s new purple...
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Bass, Raspberries and Beagles

Up before dawn, I was, Monday morning. Falling barometer and rain moving in might be the perfect storm to catch a big bass I...

An Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure

Greg Fouts has been an avid outdoorsman since childhood. In all honesty, it’s the fabric from which his life is woven. At age 64 there...

Chipmunk Wars: Battle Is On Again!

The battle is on again. Reconnaissance has become an hourly vigil, elaborate traps are lying in wait and shots have been fired. Unfortunately, the...

Social media has a place in fishing.

It wasn’t that long ago we couldn’t even fathom the internet craze called social media. But in today’s world it has changed our society...

Poor Balance Leads to ‘Adventure’

At this stage of the game, it is rare for me to have a memorable day on the creek. I’ve fished there so often, for...