Waynedale Outdoors Guide

Enjoy outdoors activities like gardening, camping, hiking and more? This section is for you! These articles contain the latest local outdoors news and entertainment from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana area.

(One of the things anyway.)
When you do things enough times you learn where the short cuts are and how to incorporate them to make camp life easier and you’ll find that the way you are doing things doesn’t always go ‘by-the-book so to speak. Some of the go-by-the-book things are by-the-book because the person who wrote the current book copied it from the last person who wrote the book and he copied from the first person that wrote the book. One...

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The Cub Scouts in the Waynedale area are in need of the cardboard rolls that come in toilet paper and paper towels. Save them and turn them in to THE WAYNEDALE NEWS office at 2700 Lower Huntington Road or at Calvary United Methodist Church at 6301 Winchester Road. The Scouts are using them for a summer project at their day camp. They are also in need of clean, empty, plastic 2-Liter pop bottles – these will be used in making water...

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Every deer camp, elk camp, trout camp, fish camp, and reunion camp has its own private, favorite snack(s) that have come to be traditions and are looked forward to being there when the gang arrives. These snacks are usually a specialty of certain persons and no one would dare try to improve on them or serve them up without the permission of the person who first started the tradition unless of course that person is dead and then his contribution will become a...

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Irises are an extremely simple perennial to grow in your garden and only require your attention every 2 to 3 years. They are grown from a “rhizome” which continually grow and multiply under ground and need to be divided occasionally to avoid over crowding. When you are ready to grow irises in your garden start with a little soil preparation first. Pick a location that receives plenty of sunshine then work the soil to a depth of 8 to 10 inches. Add some composted manure and bone meal for...

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3 – SOUP

(Eat with a fork or add more water and eat with a spoon)


1 lb. deer burger, moose burger, elk burger, buffalo burger, groundhog burger, squirrel burger, raccoon burger, or plain hamburger but not ‘possum burger (brown and reserve).

1 lb. macaroni (cook, drain, and reserve)

2 cans condensed cream of mushroom soup

2 cans condensed tomato soup

2 cans condensed vegetable soup

1/3 lb. Velveeta cheese

Salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste

2 – 3 cans of water (use more if...

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Thursday, June 10

8 to 10 a.m.

Breakfast on the Marsh, light breakfast and nature presentation:

Wetland Neighbors: National Serv-All’s Conservation Efforts

Coventry Meadows Senior Community on W. Jefferson Blvd. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project for nature lovers 50+, free. Contact Rachel Rossiter Smith at 478-2515 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a spot as space is...

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