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.

WE MAY HAVE SOME LOW DOWN DIRTY ROTTEN THEVES IN WAYNEDALE, INDIANA

 

You know who you are. You broke the padlock on the Boy Scout Troop trailer parked behind Calvary United Methodist Church at 6301 Winchester Road and ran off with Dutch ovens, camps stoves, tents, and other equipment. The police have been notified, fingerprints are being checked, and the neighbors are being questioned. All walkers and bikers that use the area are asked to come forward with any information on recent activity...

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(A column, whereas, you the reader may ask Ben questions about camping, cooking, hunting, fishing, or anything concerning living in our Great Outdoors.)

 

 

 

 

Dear Ben,

This letter is from Dave Hoffman from Camby, Indiana. Dave’s neighbor is a disabled veteran and has designed a system for disabled fishermen to modify their boats so that they can keep fishing. Thought you might be interested.

 

Dave,

Welcome home. Just wanted to...

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WILD STRAWBERRY BREAD

 

DRY INGREDIENTS

3 cups flour

2 cups sugar

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

Aluminum foil (for easy clean-up)

#12 cast iron Dutch oven

 

WET INGREDIENTS

4 eggs (beaten)

1-1/4 cups canola oil

20 oz. Wild Strawberries (chopped)

 

Mix dry ingredients together. Mix wet ingredients together. Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients and pour into bottom of an aluminum foil lined Dutch oven. Cover and bake at 350 degrees (4 or 5 hot briquettes...

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THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T DO WHEN CAMPING WITH ME!

(A short but not complete list.)

 

1. Never, never, never the longest day you live would you ever wash my cast iron (skillets, griddles, etc.) in soapy water. If you would happen to forget, then prepare to leave town. Wash cast iron with a stiff brush and hot water ‘ONLY’. Lightly oil it after you dry it, never heat up cast iron quickly and never cool it off suddenly like throwing it in a snow bank. One of my Scouts did that – JUST ONCE ....

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WILD TURKEY SEASON IS UPON US

 

(What do you do with it after you get one?)

 

Wild turkeys are just what their name implies; they are wild and a wild turkey isn’t like a domesticated turkey and they should be treated different and please don’t expect the results of cooking a wild turkey to turn out like one that is farm raised.

Wild turkeys have darker meat than the ones you buy out of the store. Wild turkeys fly, farmed raised ones don’t; wild ones exercise a lot and farm raised...

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GIRL SCOUT TROOP #937

 

Girl Scout Troop #937 started out meeting at the Waynedale Library back in 2003 with 4 Brownies as members. In 2004 we moved our location to Pleasant Center Elementary School and met right after school; we had 11 Girl Scouts. In 2007 we moved our meetings to Calvary United Methodist Church at 6301 Winchester Road here in Waynedale. We have continued to meet there every other Monday for the past 3 years.

We currently have 8 registered Girl Scouts in our troop and...

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