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...

It’s Just a Phase

If you’ll pardon me, I’m a tad busy: I’m in the middle of “a phase.” The other day I had a few hours to think...

Those Dam Fishermen!

It has been said that there are three kinds of liars: liars, damn liars and fisherman. I would submit that there is a fourth:...

Dreaming of Spring

It’s been a pretty good winter as far as seasons go. But I think most would agree, we’ve had enough and it’s time for...

Sport Shows Put a Gleam in the Eye

Right now the 64th annual Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show is the center of the Hoosier outdoor world but sports shows in...

Tragedy Hits Home

With great sadness I had to rewrite this column at the eleventh hour. Old friend Roger Chezem was fishing a lake with huge bluegill....

At Age 12 Kayla Bell Is A Seasoned Hunter

As summer morphs into fall Kayla Bell starts to get antsy. At first glance she appears to be a typical young girl. A seventh...

A Boy and his Grandfather

It was the day before Thanksgiving which meant there was no school. At the ripe age of 14, Josh was looking forward to spending...
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Bramwell: Thoughts from the Deer Stand

In 57 years of deer hunting and 63 years of small game hunting, a few experiences stand out with many more having much in...

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Mosquitoes, Chiggers and Ticks: Dealing with Bugs

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We are now firmly in the throes of Indiana's vampire season. Every outdoor adventure between now and the first frost will include a host...