WildIndiana Magazine: Welcome to my Nightmare, er, Dream!

You hold in your hands the first edition of WildIndiana magazine; let me welcome you to my nightmare.  Sorry, I meant dream. I’ll answer the...
dog disaster

A Christmas (Dog) Story

Years ago I was the chagrined owner of Jake the Wonderdog. He was a non-descript yellow male Labrador Retriever who immeasurably gladdened my days...
Boat, Sport and Travel Show

Five Tips for Visiting the Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show

It’s like a family reunion, the big spring dance, Christmas and opening day of deer season all rolled into one: The Indianapolis Boat, Sport...
ghost stories

Ghost Stories: Two Tales of Haunted Hoosier Hunting

Are you afraid?  Two real-life hunting ghost stories Since October is the time for telling ghost stories, we'll share two stories to think about as...
tick

Backpacking in the National Tick Refuge

I’ve often mentioned my slowly improving aversion to snakes and my complete irrational phobia of big yellow and black garden spiders. The other day,...
resolutions

The best resolutions

Sooner or later we all do it. Every January a book of resolutions is offered up by people of all ages. Unfortunately the binding...
hunting license

More to hunting and fishing licenses than hunting and fishing

The Thanksgiving holiday is now in the rear view mirror with Christmas in the windshield. It seems as if it’s one of the few...
poaching

Poaching doesn’t pay for one Indiana resident

Poaching is a crime against wildlife as well as against all citizens - hunters and non-hunters alike. When most people think of poaching they...
first shotgun

My First Shotgun

Some Memories Last Forever... “Can I talk to you for a minute?” asked my friend Maris Parker several weeks back when I passed her in...
mud

It’s Mud Season

Mud- How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. None. You would think that something as ubiquitous as mud would inspire some kind of...