The Mission is Possible!

I don’t often write “two parters” for this column, but last week’s topic demands a follow-up. To recap, last week I explained the math...
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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...

Some Go Nuts Over Hunting Squirrels

Well, it was fun while it lasted. If you remember, spring got off to a late start. June and July were a blur. Now...

Rabbit, with a side of Redear

The last day of rabbit season was one that paid homage to the quarry. The old hunter and his aged, one-eye beagle went home...

The Redcoats are Coming!

Being a hunter I like squirrels, especially in mid-august when the hunting season opens and I take to the woods with my grandfather’s beloved...
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Time for Tree Rats- Squirrel Hunting in Indiana

Call in the dogs and pull out the smokepole, hunting season has arrived! The first official hunting season of the year begins on August 15...
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Doves are the jet fighters of the sky

Have you noticed it? We lose a bit of daylight every day and soon mornings will begin giving up a few degrees. Even better,...

Time for Squirrel Hunting in Indiana

Indiana’s squirrel season opens August 15 and runs until January 31, 2017. Hunters are allowed to harvest 5 squirrels daily and may possess up...

Time for some of the season’s best wingshooting

September 1 is a popular day for those who enjoy warming up a shotgun barrel. I’d venture to say more Americans swing a gun...

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...