Florida Hog Hunt: Three, two, one, MAYHEM!

From the backseat, it felt like one of those nightmares you have after eating pickled jalapenos right before bedtime. It was darker than the inside...

Buying A Used Bow – A Dozen Things You Need To Know

A great deal on a used bow or crossbow might just be the worst buy of your life. Even if the bow is safe...

A Simple Day in the Deer Woods

In the waning days of muzzleloader season, I decide to take a day trip to Owen County. As I pulled onto the property, before...
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Archery Participation Up Nearly 10 Percent

Though the sale of hunting licenses are in something of a holding pattern in many states with slight declines or nearly stable numbers, one...
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The End of Indiana’s Ruffed Grouse?

It’s official. Ruffed grouse in Indiana are on the edge of extirpation.  Steven Backs, our IDNR biologist that is known and respected across North...
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Indiana’s Wild Hogs

"While many may be cheering the arrival of wild hogs as an exciting species to hunt, they would be misguided." Feral hogs, wild boar, Eurasian...
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The Gould Brothers

Humans have always liked being entertained. There have probably always been men and women who made livings as entertainers, be they thespians, musicians or...

Deer Season is Creeping Closer!

If you have read this column (probably by mistake) prior your husband or boyfriend, here is a fun little test that will determine the...

Dove Season One of the Most Popular

The opening day of dove season is more than likely the busiest day of the year for those who like to warm a shotgun...
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The Dirty Secret of Indiana’s Declining Deer Herd

Wonder why you aren't seeing deer?  Take a look in the mirror. Visit any coffee shop, café or local watering hole where deer hunters gather...