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Field Notes: Desert Gould Mine

Hunter and conservationist Gene Hopkins heads to Sonora, Mexico, in pursuit of Goulds’ turkey. Beautiful country, great friends and a successful hunt made his trip one for the books

Punta Gorda Florida delivers fast action and variety of species

Spring saltwater success for an Indiana sportsman and his family

Gov. Announces New DNR Director

Dan Bortner, director of Indiana State Parks, has been appointed to the top job at the Indiana DNR. Bortner takes over as director on Monday. From the Governor’s press release: “Dan’s longtime experience and passionate commitment to our state’s great outdoor assets will continue to serve Hoosiers well,” Gov. Holcomb said....

DNR gives advice on managing private ponds

Owners of private ponds and lakes can now find more resources for managing those areas and adding aquatic structures to them on DNR’s updated website at wildlife.IN.gov/3614.htm. Pond owners will now find information and links to content about pond construction, where to purchase fish to stock, nuisance wildlife concerns,...

Marc A. Massey of Brownies Marine Passes

On November 18th,  2018 Marc Massey, Parts and Service Director of Brownies Marines and a fixture of the Indiana boating community, lost his battle with cancer. WildIndiana would like to offer heartfelt condolences to his family and the Brownies Marine extended family. Many throughout Indiana’s boating and fishing world were...

Significant Indiana news: Black bear hit by motor vehicle near New Albany

New Release 11/19/2018 from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources: A black bear was hit by a motor vehicle on Interstate 64 near mile marker 121 in the New Albany area at 8 p.m. last night. The injured bear wandered into heavy brush after the accident. DNR wildlife biologists confirmed that...

Breaking News: GUNS Magazine Signs Brent Wheat As New Editor

Editor note: WildIndiana Publisher Brent T. Wheat is wearing a new hat! For the foreseeable future, much to the dismay of grammar teachers everywhere, WildIndiana.com will continue publishing! From The Outdoor Wire: FMG Publications is pleased to announce the addition of Brent Wheat as editor of GUNS Magazine. Wheat’s decades of industry...

IN NRC approves two nature preserves

The Natural Resources Commission approved two nature preserves at its bi-monthly meeting today in Indianapolis. The action increases to 287 the number of state-designated sites protected by the Nature Preserves Act. The two new nature preserves are Dewey Hickman Nature Preserve in Harrison County and Mary Gray Nature Preserve in...