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.

BE PREPARED

(This is a partial list; your own personal needs may vary)

 

Before heading off into the woods you should have a pack with some essentials in it. You can make it a shoulder bag, a large purse, a fanny pack, a lightweight ruck sack (backpack) or even a school backpack.

In it you should carry:

•A knife for cutting and a backup knife with a screw driver blade, a can opener blade, a bottle opener blade and a leather punch

•A small hand axe

•A roll of toilet paper (stop...

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Doug Hackbarth

Recent high temperatures, ranging from the low 90’s to the upper 90’s has put extreme stress on not only our containerized plants, but also on all of our perennials and trees that are planted in the ground. Normally plants that have become well established in the ground do not need much care as their root system has spread out enough to get moisture from deep in the ground. But when you combine no rain along with past high temperatures, then you have a combination for root and leaf...

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BAKED, STUFFED CARP

(They are good to eat, no kiddin’ (if caught in fresh water)

 

1 (6 lb.) carp (head, guts, tail, fins, skin, scales, and mud vein removed)

 

STUFFING

1 qt. bread crumbs or cubes

2 tsp. ground sage

3/4 tsp. pepper

6 tbsp. hot melted butter

3 tbsp. minced onion

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 cup finely chopped celery

 

Mix all ingredients well until bread is moist. Stuff the fish with the mixture. Place stuffed fish on aluminum foil that has been sprayed with a...

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MOST STATE PARKS AND RESERVOIRS FACILITIES OPEN AFTER STORMS

Most of Indiana’s state parks and reservoirs are open and ready to enjoy despite recent storms, according to Dan Bortner, director of the Department of Natural Resources Division of Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs.

The beaches at Mississinewa Lake and Roush Lake have reopened after closures over Memorial Day weekend due to high water.

“A few of our properties will have facilities closed due to high water or storm damage. I am so...

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THE ANTHONY WAYNE AREA COUNCIL, BSA IS PROUD TO PRESENT – “A SHINING LIGHT ACROSS AMERICA”

 

(The general public is invited to participate with the Boy Scouts in this event)

 

An amazing stage show broadcast live from the 2010 National Scout Jamboree from Fort A. P. Hill in Virginia. This event, which is open to everyone (Scouts and public alike) will be the gala event of the 100th anniversary celebration. It will mark the first time in our history that the entire Scouting family has come...

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Kwick Foods To Fix At The Kabin Or Kookin’

When You Don’t Wanna Waste A Lot Of Time

Boy Scouts don’t have a lot of patience. I know some grown men who don’t have a lot of patience either, like taking the time to cook right or taking the time to eat right for that matter. I know that sometimes I don’t have a lot of time to cook a meal properly or give a meal all the attention that it deserves.

I’ve developed some meals that I can ‘fix’ (good ol’ southern word meaning ‘to prepare’ in this...

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