Pokagon State Park

Pokagon State Park and Lake James

If you want a state park with easy access Pokagon State Park is the one; it has its own exit, and it is literally...

Are you afraid? More real-life hunting ghost stories

It’s Halloween!  As we stumble through the darkness to and from our favorite hunting spots, every sound jumbles the nerves.  Every shadow grows into...

Is it the End, or the Beginning?

I’m sitting here pounding away at the keyboard in my home office several days before you actually read this message and, darn it, the...

Nation’s Premier All-Outdoors Show Caters to Every Outdoor Passion

INDIANAPOLIS – Whether a gathering of old friends during opening weekend of deer season, an adventure on the Ohio River fishing for giant catfish,...

March Hiking a Transcendent Treat

I used to loathe March. For me, this month of basketball madness was the season of mud, gray skies and most importantly, it was...
toasted marshmallows

Toasted Marshmallows: The Ultimate Fall Aperitif for the Young and the Young at Heart

Everyone enjoys a nightcap when camping and what better way to end a crisp fall evening at a Hoosier campground than with toasted marshmallows....

Tame the Clutter with Totes

Let’s start with a retrospective look at the past week: Fishing: not even. Turkey Hunting: pointless without snorkeling gear. Mushroom Hunting: too late and too wet. Hiking: trails...
paddling gift guide

Paddling Gift Guide

The weather didn’t cooperate with our planned Black Friday paddle, so below are a few few gift suggestions for the paddler on your Christmas...
night vision

Enhance Your Night Vision

Of the five senses, eyesight is probably the most important and useful to outdoorsman.  You won't hear a fish strike or feel a deer...

Small Water Angler: Harrison County’s Blue River

Hello and welcome to the first installment of the Small Water Angler column. I can’t begin to tell you how exciting it is to be...