deer hunt

Why Do We Deer Hunt?

This year’s archery deer hunt is in full swing and in a few short weeks the flag will drop on the rest of the...
conservation officers rifle law

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...

Martino: The Problem with Deer Rifles

It’s the time of year when most conversations among outdoor enthusiasts should center on spring fishing. But this year those talks are about deer...
genes

It’s all in the Genes- Ideas for a Better Outdoors

The mapping of the human genome brought genetic biology into the limelight and made it seem as though this is brand new science. It’s not new....

License Schemes Needed

In 1913 the Indiana legislature passed a law requiring anglers to buy an annual license to fish in publicly owned lakes and rivers. I don’t...

Brandon Butler Responds: Captive Killing Pollutes Society’s View of Hunting

Editor's Note: We recently published a column by Brandon Butler in which he explained why he (and many, many other Hoosier hunters) are opposed...
conservation officers rifle law

Action Alert: Support ICO’s and other state law enforcement officers

Publishers Note: The following news release was sent today to media outlets by the Indiana TIP Board (full disclosure: WildIndiana publisher Brent T. Wheat...
conservation officers rifle law

Conservation officers still left in the lurch by the Indiana Senate.

In spite of calls for fairness and equal treatment, the Indiana Senate has again utterly ignored the concerns of Indiana’s Conservation Officers, Excise Police...

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...

Bass Pro Finalizes Buy-out

Is it going to be a near-perfect fit as when Baskin teamed up with Robbins, or when Cheech teamed up with Chong? Or is...