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A Christmas Rifle

It was the strangest thing, almost eerie. It was 2004 and a week before Christmas when I walked into my office to begin penning...
upland hunters

Why Do People Hunt?

Why do some people enjoy hunting? And what is it about our special pastime the uninformed, politically correct or anti-hunters find offensive? As hunters, being...

Lessons learned through hunting

Following a meeting of outdoor representatives, a group of us stood around swapping stories of hunts gone by. That’s when one young man asked...

Marc A. Massey of Brownies Marine Passes

On November 18th,  2018 Marc Massey, Parts and Service Director of Brownies Marines and a fixture of the Indiana boating community, lost his battle...

Hunting Will Always Be Valuable

Go to any town during the opening morning of deer season and you will likely find a group of hunters gathered at a local...

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...