Freedom Hunt provides independence for special needs kids

Wisps of smoke drifted through the morning air and the pleasing smell of the crackling campfire tickled your nose. As I approached the campsite,...
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Behind The Badge: Oakdale Flooding 2015

An Indiana Conservation Officer (ICO) never knows what their day has in store.  It could be filled with boat patrols on Indiana’s lakes, answering...
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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...
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Float Trip on the Blue River with Reverend Peyton

This past week WildIndiana Publisher Brent T. Wheat and Field Editor Don Cranfill had the pleasure of joining internationally-known country blues and Americana artist...
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Florida Camping: Welcome to Hot!

Several years ago I wrote a column that started with a paraphrase of dialog from the movie Apocalypse Now: “I wanted an adventure and...

WIN Exclusive: We talk to Reverend Peyton about the Indiana Outdoors!

One of the main features of the recently concluded 2016 Indiana State Fair was the free concert series. The reader might now be asking,...

Kids catch more than fish at Kokomo tourney

It was, without question, the best of all worlds - kids, families, fishing and food. The perfect cure all for what sometimes seems like...

Behind The Badge: ICO Kenobi — The Force Is Strong With This One…

Continued from Friday, July 22, 2016 Here— DNR K-9 Officers are amazing creatures.  I was lucky enough to talk with ICO Levi Knach while he...
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Behind The Badge: ICO Kenobi — There’s a new Jedi in town.

Some of my favorite stories I hear from ICOs are about the K-9 Officers.  The abilities their dogs have never cease to amaze me,...

Family Reunion Fishing

It sounds like the beginning of a joke; so three guys are fishing a river. One is from Iowa, one is from Kansas and...

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‘The Perfect Drift’: Sub-Zero Bass by Kayak

By Jim Edlund All photos courtesy of Old Town Canoes & Kayaks/Jason Arnold The vast majority of northern bass anglers hang up their open-water gear...