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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...

Editor’s Column: Living the Dream!

Note: this is from the June-July 2015 Issue of WildIndiana Magazine As we embark on this third issue of WildIndiana, the most common question I...

Where to Shoot a Big Deer

Physical issues curbed my enthusiasm and ability to hunt much this year and I don’t have many brand new hunting stories. However, a good...
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It’s Mud Season

Mud- How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. None. You would think that something as ubiquitous as mud would inspire some kind of...
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Indianapolis Preparedness Expo

WildIndianaVideo stopped by the Indianapolis Preparedness Expo on December 3 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The Preparedness Expo is geared toward helping people who want...

Conservation Agent Grandfather Inspires in Absence

Photo above- Indiana Game Wardens in Front of the Indiana State House ca. 1921   Photo- Indiana Historical Society. I never knew my mother’s father....

Chipmunk Wars: Battle Is On Again!

The battle is on again. Reconnaissance has become an hourly vigil, elaborate traps are lying in wait and shots have been fired. Unfortunately, the...

The Big One that Got Away

The anticipation of the hunt. The christening of a new lodge. A gathering of outdoor communicators and conservationists hand selected by a great guy. “Of...

Showalter Leads Wildlife Efforts at Mississinewa

When it comes to hunting, a lot has changed over the years. Sportsmen are much more knowledgeable about the game they seek. Educating ourselves...

Special Hunt Aimed at Special Kids

Each year during the final weekend in September, magic takes place in rural Cass County. It has nothing to do with illusions or sleight...