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...

Time to Embrace Hunting Season

Have you noticed? We are beginning to see subtle changes leading to one of our most celebrated and beautiful seasons – autumn. Leaves are...

National Wildlife Federation Conference Highlights Concerns

Conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts from across the country gathered in Estes Park, Colorado for the 80th annual meeting of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF),...

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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Indiana Public Question 1 Approved- What’s Next?

Indiana Public Question 1 has easily been approved by voters. At last count, the margin was around 80% approval. That is known as “a...
Indiana Public Question 1

Butler: Vote Yes on Indiana Public Question 1

On November 8th, Hoosiers won’t just be electing new political leaders, voters will also be deciding if the Indiana Constitution shall be amended to...

New ATV Helmet Law: Put a Lid on your Kids!

If your grandkids take the old 4-wheeler out for a ride on the back 40 without wearing a helmet, you’re now breaking the law. Starting...
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The Outdoors Under Donald Trump

Farmers care about farming issues. Coal miners care about mining issues. Doctors and nurses care about health care issues and since the election we’ve...

Good News Bears

There’s good news for bears in Wyoming. Not just any bears, not the kind of bears that visit garbage dumps or occasionally raid back...
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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...