Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Five Fall Photography Tips

The next two weeks are one of the most beautiful times to be outdoors in the Hoosier State because of the wondrous palette of fall colors gracing our woodlands and forests. If the weather continues its cooperation, this could be one of the most exceptional fall foliage seasons in several years. During the coming weekends, the back roads and woodland trails across the state will be packed with literally hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers enjoying...

Florida Sharks After Dark: Ramp Up The Excitement!

I went on a shark fishing charter once several years ago during a trip to Florida and caught some and it was fun. Yet it just didn’t satisfy the itch I get when I think about catching sharks. For one thing, it was mid-summer and it was hot. REALLY...

Idaho Doesn’t Disappoint!

It doesn’t matter how good of shape you are in. A hike through the Idaho wilderness challenges everyone. But the spectacular scenery keeps you moving forward, regardless of what your lungs and legs say. The trip actually began to come to fruition early last spring with a phone call from...

Willie Walleye Spawns Willie Jr.

I get a kick out of spotting giant statues individuals, businesses or communities have erected along America’s travel ways. There’s the Jolly Green Giant statue in Blue Earth, Minnesota, a tribute to Green Giant vegetables produced locally and canned or frozen in the Green Giant facility located in Blue...

The Complete Guide to DNR Activities at the Indiana State Fair

The family-favorite Indiana State Fair kicks off Friday, August 3rd and runs until Sunday, August 19, 2018.  As usual, folks from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources will be there manning the Natural Resources Building and organizing all sorts of fun events! Indiana State Fair General Info here Below are links...

Hunting Winter Morels

Morel hunting has, at best, a four-week window of opportunity unless you want to start in Georgia and finish in Oregon. I was so anxious that even though it is the dead of winter, I decided to go. With me was my granddaughter Brianna and her friend Sofia. Being...

Two Hour Wilderness: Big Walnut Preserve

To borrow the words of singer/songwriter Bob Seger, I had grown tired of my own voice. That was the only possible reason to explain why I found myself standing in slush, sliding down a steep hillside wondering if the plunge would stop before I reached the edge of a moderate-sized...

A Beginner’s Guide to Snorkeling Fun

There is a world beneath the crystal waters that few ever see.  Fish so colorful and vibrant they exceed any imagination.  Unusual and beautiful creatures are hidden in the watery shadows that amaze and delight the explorer.  It doesn’t take expensive gear or extensive training to find them.  All...

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 to be ready for both the common and extraordinary emergencies that happen in life.  With everything from custom knives to gardening books on display, every...

SPOT Gen3 Satellite Messaging Device Review

If you venture off the cellular coverage map frequently, the idea of having contact with loved ones and emergency responders is comforting. Unfortunately, satellite...

Plano Guide Series Lumbar Fishing Pack

One of the biggest problems when wading rivers and creeks during summer is where to store your tackle and the other gear necessary for...

Test Drive: Chevrolet Colorado Z71

One of the benefits of being a writer is that you can sometimes get people to loan you expensive gear to use and occasionally...

Hydrapak Stash Bottle

A brand new concept in the already-crowded field of hydration equipment (formerly known as “canteens”), the Hydrapak sport bottle is a unique marriage of...

Thermacell Insect Repellent Device

Admittedly, when receiving it, we thought the Thermacell looked like one of those gizmos that doesn’t really work in real-life. However, after three years...

Turtles Aren’t the Best Choice for Pets

Indiana is home to many types of wild turtles. Our beautiful spring weather beckons those to take in some sort of outdoor activity. So...

A butterfly Named Monet

I’m surprised I’m not one of those migratory people like many in our latitudes. I don’t have a summer home here and a winter...

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