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.

Deer season is right around the corner. Make it a safe season when you go into the woods and as the Boy Scouts say, "BE PREPARED." That means be prepared for anything. The best way to do this is to carry a small pack or what I call a War Bag, with you. Some people call it a 'possibles bag' and some people take a camouflaged hunting bucket with a lid. You not only can use it to sit on but it also lets you carry more 'stuff'.

In my pants pockets and jacket pockets, I carry a pocket knife, a...

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Indiana State Record Catfish Tops World Record

The Indiana DNR has certified an extraordinary 7-pound brown bullhead caught on July 13 by Ronald Moeller of Dyer, Ind. as a new state record fish. Moeller's bullhead beats the existing 4.9-pound state record set in 1994. The biggest-ever Indiana bullhead also tops the current 6-pound, 5-ounce International Game Fish Association all-tackle world record brown bullhead caught in New York. Moeller pulled the world-class horned pout, measuring two...

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FUTURE HUNTERS
FUTURE FISHERMEN
FUTURE OUTDOORSMEN

 

When I was growing up everyone in our small town hunted, fished, or otherwise was connected to the outdoors. Our high school biology teacher made us go out into the woods, collect leaves, paste them in a notebook, and identify them. "Piece of cake," we used to say because we were from a small town, the outdoors was at the edge of town, and most of our mothers and grandmothers were edible wild plant collectors and consumers. Most of us...

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THE FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY FREE FISHING CLUB DERBY

The Fort Wayne Community Fishing Club will hold a fall fishing derby Saturday, September 27, 2003 from 8am to 11pm at the Reservoir Pond at Creighton Street and South Clinton Street. There is no cost but donations will be accepted. For more information contact Tony Truelove at 456-1616.

The site of the derby is unique; the Reservoir Pond is located at Creighton and South Clinton Streets. The pond has a natural bottom; in its present...

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We just received this information from Marcus Marquardt and I think it's about time we started doing something like this and bring some Indian pride into our historical area. I hope everyone gives this their wholehearted support and that it continues for many years to come.

 

RENDEZVOUS

Where: SouthWest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road, Waynedale, IN
When: October 11 & 12, 2003
Who: All Buckskinners, Trappers, Traders, Indians, and Craftsman are invited

This Rendezvous is being held on...

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If you know of any ANTI-HUNTING groups or persons that are infiltrating our Waynedale schools to distribute anti-hunting literature, contact The Waynedale News immediately. Especially be on the lookout for anyone connected with P.E.T.A. (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). I jokingly tell people that P.E.T.A. stands for: "People Eating Tasty Animals." Ok animal lovers, do-gooders, and anti-hunters send your comments and hate mail to: Ray McCune, c/o The Waynedale News, 2700 Lower...

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