Fishing trip provides warm memories for Kokomo family

Since 2002 Kokomo residents Mike Maloney, Pete Schmitt and Greg Clark began making annual trips to Minnesota’s Itaska County. The family members would spend...
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This is the End- Sort Of.

Editor's note- This is a feature article from the last issue of WildIndiana Magazine explaining our (some say inevitable) cessation of physical publication in...
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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...

The Perils of Live Television

There is an old adage in stage and television that says you should never work with kids or animals. Both are unpredictable and they...

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...

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...
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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...

Just Another Trip…

I really didn’t think the following story was all that humorous or noteworthy as it is a typical day afield for Yours Truly. However,...
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Learn About State Forests at Open Houses

If you have ever wondered how to take advantage of the incredible hunting opportunities available on Indiana State Forests, then you need to attend...
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Behind The Badge: Rescuing The Rescuers

The flood of June 2008 will be slow to fade in the memories of anyone involved in it.  People of all walks of life...