The Journal Gazette

Shooting ranges changing hours

Through February, all shooting ranges operated by the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife will operate under adjusted...

January 24, 2021 1:00 am

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Joe Grashoff of Fort Wayne, 40, caught and released this carp on West Otter Lake in Angola in August. He was teaching his kids how to carp fish using canned corn and a heavy duty ocean pole, just as his father had taught all his children to do while growing up at Messick Lake.

Outdoor experiences

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January 24, 2021 1:00 am

Solunar tables

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January 24, 2021 1:00 am

Carroll sophomore Bremen Butler recently won a national championship for her age division shooting in the Olympic-style precision competitive rifle during the Winter Air Gun Championships in December.

Olympics are in her sights

Most parents always yell at their kids if they even bounce a ball inside the house, but Bremen Butler's parents let her shoot a gun...

January 24, 2021 1:00 am

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Kurt Russell's portrayal of hockey coach Herb Brooks in “Miracle” is memorable. 

Best of sports on big screen

It was about three months ago when I had to reevaluate my existence as a sportswriter/amateur movie critic. While teaching a class at...

January 17, 2021 1:00 am