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Free Fishing Weekend

Do you love to fish but just never have time to go get a license? The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is hosting Free Fishing Weekend June 5-6, which allows anyone to fish without a license during those two days. Read more >

Indiana’s Thanksgiving-themed locales

Tomorrow is Thanksgsiving, so I thought I might highlight a few of Indiana’s Thanksgiving-themed locales. If you think of some that I missed, please chime in with a comment. Plymouth, Indiana Our state is a little too far west to Read more >

Hunting & trapping this fall and winter?

NOW AVAILABLE: The 2009-2010 Indiana Hunting & Trapping Guide Hunting Season Schedule Squirrel (gray and fox) – Aug. 15 – Jan. 31, 2010 Ruffed Grouse – Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, 2009 Rabbit – Oct. 1 – Feb 15, 2010 Read more >

Hoosier Outdoor Experience, September 26th & 27th

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Natural Resources Foundation is sponsoring the Hoosier Outdoor Experience at the Fort Harrison State Park on the east side of Indianapolis on September 26th & 27th. Fort Harrison State Park is 1,700 Read more >

Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge

Cypress Sunset in Indiana (Muscatatuck NWR) by Bernie Kasper Located just minutes east of Seymour, Muscatatuck National Wildlife Reserve (map) is a beautiful place to get away. Whether you love to fish, hunt, hike or just enjoy some wildlife-viewing, Muscatatuck Read more >

Don’t let this one get away!

This weekend, June 6-7, is Free Fishing Weekend in Indiana. That means adults do not need a license to fish in Indiana public waters for this weekend only. (Kids under 17 never need a fishing license.) In celebration of Free Read more >

A Floating Cabin on Patoka Lake

As a long-time fisherman, I always judge a lake on two things: fishability and scenery. I’ve fished in a number of different lakes around the state, and they all look the same: lots of water and lots of houses. My Read more >