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Martino Explains ‘Why We Hunt’

Just last week while attending a meeting, my friend Rachelle Johnson solicited my views on hunting. She asked direct and in-depth questions. Me, on...
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Third try a charm for Roger Ford

Even though some may not consider our general area the breadbasket of hunting and fishing opportunities, like other parts of the United States, trophies...

Behind The Badge: ICO Kenobi — The Force Is Strong With This One…

Continued from Friday, July 22, 2016 Here— DNR K-9 Officers are amazing creatures.  I was lucky enough to talk with ICO Levi Knach while he...

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...

Treasures in the Woods found in Delphi

I have always believed our nation’s strength and global economic respect come from huge companies and corporations. But our country’s heart and soul is...
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Zumbo Biography a Good Read

I seldom offer book reviews as a subject for my outdoor columns. Not that there aren’t lots of outdoor oriented books out there. There...

Introduce an Adult to the Outdoors

Given the opportunity, most of us would enjoy introducing a child to the lifetime outdoor activities of hunting and fishing. But many times we...
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More to hunting and fishing licenses than hunting and fishing

The Thanksgiving holiday is now in the rear view mirror with Christmas in the windshield. It seems as if it’s one of the few...

What Time Is It?

Lost in thought during a recent fish-less fishing trip, I slipped and fell face-first into a dark pool of gloomy thoughts. I slogged, mentally...

Becky Swails has deep passion for fishing

For longer than most of us have been alive, Rebecca Swails has enjoyed fishing and eating what she’s caught and she shows no sign...