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.

A house was just put up for sale and a man in a car was driving by when he spotted the sign. He stopped, backed up, parked his car and got out. He walked around the house and got ready to get back in his car when he spotted an elderly gentleman sitting on the porch of the house just next door.

The man walked up to the gentleman and said, “Hey, what kind of neighbors do you have around here anyway?”

The old gentleman said, “What kind of neighbors do you have where you’re living now?”

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There is a part of the deer that is sometimes neglected, trashed, given to the neighbors, or to the dogs. I consider it one of the better parts of a deer and I hate to see anyone just throw it away. No, it isn’t the tongue, the kidneys, the liver, or the testicles; it’s the rib cage.

I salvage the ribs by breaking them away from the backbone and then divide them into smaller parts by breaking the ribs in half and packaging them in Ziploc bags in a size that will fit in my freezer.

Later on I...

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Festival of Freezing Moon, Summit Lake State Park, October 22-23

The fourth annual Festival of the Freezing Moon will be held at Summit Lake State Park, October 22-23. This year’s festival features the annual Campsite Decorating Contest, Chili Cook-Off, and Pumpkin Carving contests. Pumpkins will be provided on a first-come, first served basis, but quantities are limited. If you have a pumpkin, bring it with you. Trick-or-treating will also be offered in the campground from 7-9 p.m. Camping is...

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NEWS FROM

MIAMI DISTRICT

THE WAYNEDALE AREA

October Calendar - 23rd - University of Scouting at IPFW. Join us for a fun filled Saturday and get trained!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Earl Kumfer has stepped down as District Commissioner to concentrate on his family and some new responsibilities at the University of St. Francis. For many years Earl has supported Miami District as District Commissioner. He has given countless hours to the support and training of our Unit Commissioners and helped many leaders...

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Dear Unit Leaders,

As I am sure you are all aware, the Council is hosting this year’s Fall Camporee on October 8th-10th on the IPFW campus in Fort Wayne to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.

The committee has been working for months to put this event together to give your Scouts a program that they will not soon forget. The activities planned are some that many of your Scouts will not have the opportunity to experience without their participation in the...

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ABOUT FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT IN INDIANA

Fish and wildlife management and public access are funded by fishing and hunting license revenue and also through the Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration Programs administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. These programs collect excise taxes on sporting arms and ammunition, archery equipment, fishing equipment, and motorboat fuels. The money is distributed among state fish and wildlife agencies based on land size and the number of licensed...

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