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Kokomo native Louie Stout honored on national TV

As a young boy, Louie Stout grew up wade fishing for smallmouth bass in local rivers and streams. But the Kokomo native has done...
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Behind The Badge: Cranking – How Not To Fish

“Cranking” for fish has two meanings.  The first is the legal use of a crankbait, a hard plastic or wooden bait with a plastic...

Doctor’s love of fishing leads to lures

Mark Meyer considers himself fortunate. During the work day he finds great pleasure in treating patients, helping them enjoy a healthier life. When the...

Freedom Hunt offers special opportunity for special kids

The start of our hunting seasons is a celebrated event, something felt deep inside. Although we try to explain it, proper words defy us....

The Hunt for a Place to Hunt

It wasn’t long ago a guy could knock on the doors of rural landowners and be handed the keys to a slice of hunting...

Change is not always bad.

As creatures of habit, we sometimes hate change. But sometimes it’s not all bad. For me, this was my 46th renewal of the unique...
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Ghost Stories: Two Tales of Haunted Hoosier Hunting

Are you afraid?  Two real-life hunting ghost stories Since October is the time for telling ghost stories, we'll share two stories to think about as...

Kokomo Teacher Spearheads Ramp Improvements

Over the past several years the Kokomo Reservoir has seen an increase in use. I think it’s because people are realizing the therapeutic benefits...

Kokomo area keeps busy with benefit events

It’s no secret our area is known for the benevolence of its residents and last weekend was a prime showing. For those who like...

Poached Salmon?

Not too long ago, I watched three friends fishing together as they casted for coho salmon along Indiana’s Lake Michigan shoreline. They were in...