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 petition for Waynedale area residents who want improvements in Waynedale Park will be available for signing on April 17th from noon to 4pm, at Waynedale Park pavilion on Elzey Street. The petition is for more playground equipment, rewiring and updating the pavilion lighting and electrical system, improved kitchen facilities, additional flowers and shrubs, installation of permanent benches, installation of signs on Bluffton and Lower Huntington Roads, and installation of signs on all four...

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FISHING GUIDE AVAILABLE

The new 2004 Indiana Fishing Guide is now available through your local bait stores and some local department stores that sell fishing gear. It gives important and useful fishing information such as: License information, General Fishing Regulations, aquatic invader information, information about Lake Michigan and inland trout, bass regulations, Ohio River regulations, a consumption advisory, Indiana Record fish Programs, Fish Records, information on Fish and Wildlife...

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AN URGENT REQUEST

The DNR Citizens Advisory Council on Captive Cervids (CACCC), met on February 10 & 11, 2004 in Mitchell IN, to recommend a ban on the cruel and unsporting practice of "canned hunts" throughout the state.

Canned hunts violate the hunting community's standard of "fair chase" by confining animals to cages or fenced enclosures and killing them. The animals are often captive-raised and too tame to fear humans. Canned hunts create unsafe conditions for neighboring property...

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I am a Life Member of the National Rifle Association. I have been a Life Member since 1971 and for many years before that I was an Annual Member. The NRA is doing all that it can to help Americans preserve their right to ". . . keep and bear arms as set forth in the 2nd Amendment to our Constitution. Thanks to the NRA and other groups fighting for our rights to be free citizens we still have the right (to own and use firearms) to protect ourselves against aggressors as well as our own...

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H. O. W. CONFERENCE OFFERS INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR REPORTING

Many of Indiana's most renowned outdoor writers and broadcasters are meeting in Indianapolis this winter to gather stories and improve their craft. Hoosier Outdoor Writers, a professional organization of communicators, interested in natural resource conservation, is hosting its 2004 annual conference at Ft. Harrison State Park on the Indianapolis eastside.

The Hoosier Outdoor Writer conference will take place Saturday, Feb. 21...

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It's time to think about renewing those fishing and hunting licenses for 2004. Your present license is only good to the end of February. Don't forget; if you are over the age of 65 you can fish FREE from here on out in Indiana. All you have to do is carry a driver's license or some form of identification that says that you are 65 years of age or over. I think this also includes not having to buy a trout stamp but better check the Indiana fishing regulations to make sure. I just got this...

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