Indiana Edition

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Travel

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 Earth. There’s a giant pink elephant at a fuel stop along I-94 in southern Wisconsin. I have no idea what it’s about - and no, I...

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...

Podcast Episode #15 – Randy Zellers talks Lake Ouachita

We recently visited Lake Ouachita in Arkansas for a media fishing event sponsored by the Association of Great Lakes Anglers (AGLOW). We had a great time, caught lots of fish, enjoyed the incredible scenery along with the endless hospitality of Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa. While there, we ran into Randy...

Speed Goats, Dust and Wide-Open Spaces

When I saw the giant snake lying across the road, I realized we were probably in over our heads. This moment was one of several memorable instances during our just-concluded work/play trip to central Arizona. Our base of operations was Prescott, the first territorial capital of the 48th state, located...

Pickwick Lake Adventure

When it comes to a family/fishing vacation, the best of both worlds is difficult to find. In proximity there would have to be the potential to catch quality fish, enjoy top-notch entertainment, fine dining, delicious treats, family involvement and museums that will inspire you to read a book, watch...

Opinion

Florida Hog Hunt: Three, two, one, MAYHEM!

From the backseat, it felt like one of those nightmares you have after eating pickled jalapenos right before bedtime. It was darker than the inside of my credit rating as strange trees whizzed by the windows like a bad dream. We bounced along on one faceless road after another and...

Yellowstone by Snow Machine – An Expanse of Raw Beauty

Editors Note: this is Part Two of Martino's travelogue of his recent winter trip to the western U.S.  Read his first post here After spending several days exploring the backcountry trails circumnavigating the corners of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming on our own self-guided snowmobiling adventure the final morning came when...

Backcountry provides snowmobile adventure

Editor's Note: This is the first of a two part series about a self-guided snowmobiling adventure spanning three states including the mountainous regions of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. The final day the group of Howard County residents would take in a 120 mile guided ride through Yellowstone National Park. Sometimes,...

Wolf Park: A Fascinating Show and No Coy-Wolves!

The first time you see the piercing amber-brown eyes of a wolf only a few feet away, it’s a little intimidating. Despite an intervening layer of chain link fencing. As someone who has spent a lifetime mucking around wild lands where large carnivores conduct their daily business, it was still a...

SHOT Show Day 4 – Weird Is Merely Normal in Vegas

This will be our final update from Las Vegas Today is the final day of...

SHOT Show Expedition Log Day 3

Feet aching and possibly terminal….calves cramping….sinuses dried to the point of tumbleweeds showing up...

SHOT Show Expedition Log, Day 2

LAS VEGAS- Yesterday concluded the first day of the 40th annual Shooting, Hunting and...

We Start our 2018 SHOT Show Coverage with Snow and Gunfire!

We have arrived safely in Las Vegas, Nevada for the start of the 2018...

Indy Show for Planners and Dreamers

Most hunters dream about making a trip to Africa - a safari to hunt...

A Need for Warmth: Schoonveld Flees to the Gulf!

An offshore fishing trip can be exciting, exhilarating and grueling - especially if the...

Firewood permits available at Mississinewa

Each winter many people inquire about places where they can collect firewood, for good...

Fourth Wild Indiana Outdoor Expo sees Expansion

Editors note: There has been considerable confusing regarding the WildIndiana (one word) brand and...

Missouri Ozarks: The Hidden Midwestern Paradise

As I was sitting on the front porch of the deer lodge, a plastic...

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