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Social Media Misfires

Well, you’ve gone and done it: killed a trophy buck, or turkey, or aardvark or whatever you were hunting. What’s the first thing you...

U.S. Bests Russia, or Did We?

Issues between Russia and the USA is big news these days. It’s the cold war, once thought to be over, now heated up again....

Left Coast Losers

Since this column is written for local readers, I don’t often report on topics mostly affecting outdoor oriented people in other parts of the...

Duck Stamp Price Increase Is Good News

Given the polarization in Washington, DC these days, it's easy to lose hope our elected leaders can ever come to grips with an issue,...
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Obama Administration Gives Final One-Finger Salute to Hunters and Anglers

There’s no doubt the now-out-of-power Obama administration was the most anti-hunting, anti-gun and anti-outdoorsmen administration ever elected. Now, America’s sportsmen are left with the...
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The DNR screwed up and conservation officers will pay the price

UPDATE 11-4-2017: An emergency rule was issued the ALLOWS "pistol caliber rifles," just as last year.  Link: DNR Emergency Rule If you hadn’t noticed, there...
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Why Do People Hunt?

Why do some people enjoy hunting? And what is it about our special pastime the uninformed, politically correct or anti-hunters find offensive? As hunters, being...

Deport the Bears?

What do Hawaii and Indiana have in common? Not much other than each of these states are listed as not having a wild population...

More Like the Imitation Zone…

I know ATA has been over for weeks and I, the Gear Editor, haven't written anything. That's my fault. I apologize. But only kind...
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The Looting Of Indiana’s Hunting Heritage

When we watch the looting and destruction during recent rioting, we wonder why anyone would want to destroy their neighborhood and the future of...