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ZEKE WILSON

Zeke Wilson is an outdoors writer for The Indiana Gazette. His columns appear Tuesday on the Outdoors page and in the Indiana County Area Sports section on The Indiana Gazette Online.

Articles by ZEKE WILSON

ZEKE WILSON: Nest is a success
66 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Several weeks ago as I mowed around several tree stumps and remnants of a burn pile I spotted a nest of turkey eggs. Upon this discovery I abandoned the effort, feeling badly about eliminating vegetation so close to the nest. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Hunting licenses on sale
72 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Hunting licenses went on sale Monday, but they will not be needed for any hunting until July 1. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Nesting for success
73 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Although the spring gobbler season is now closed, turkey sign or sightings have almost been daily in my world. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Habitat pay might off
74 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Sunday evening I was pleased to see a hen turkey feeding between rows of young white pines. After the area was cleared of honey suckle two years prior, a mixture of oats and clover was planted along with the pine seedlings. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Deer on the move
75 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
In my travels it has been apparent that the deer movements are on the upswing. Sightings during the morning and evening hours are common, and I have seen several grazing in the shade during midday. A look at any of the area roadways would quickly confirm these movements as many deer have been struck [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Hunting pressure should increase
76 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Now that spring gobbler is open for the entire day, the hunting pressure should begin to pick up. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Turkey hunting slow
77 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Those who suffer from allergies will be quick to agree that spring is in full swing. Struggling to breathe can dampen any outdoor experience, and a sneezing fit while turkey hunting can ruin the hunt. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Hunters seek turkeys
78 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
The opening day of spring gobbler had hunters out in force, with a few even managing to fill their tag. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Time to go after trout
79 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
For those who have the time and the ambition, targeting trout is tough to beat right now. It is almost daily that a stream or lake in our region is receiving a fresh round of hatchery-raised fish. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Opening day a mixed bag
80 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
The amount of lead thrown on Saturday was impressive as trout anglers attempted to find the bottom. Where I was fishing, chances were that if you weren’t using more weight than what most ultra-lite rigs are rated for, you weren’t catching fish. [Read More]
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