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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: Spring seasons on horizon ZEKE WILSON: Spring seasons on horizon
10 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Youth trout and spring gobbler opportunities are fast approaching, with both events held prior to the regular general population season openers. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Signs of spring are in the air ZEKE WILSON: Signs of spring are in the air
11 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Turkey vultures can be spotted above the area again, arriving like clockwork and wasting little time cashing in on winter’s carrion. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Final hunt is a good one ZEKE WILSON: Final hunt is a good one
12 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
With the end of small game season looming as last weekend approached, it took some head scratching as to where the hunt would happen. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Seasons are fading fast ZEKE WILSON: Seasons are fading fast
13 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
February is fading fast, and the few remaining hunting and trapping seasons come to a close this month. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Times are tough in woods ZEKE WILSON: Times are tough in woods
14 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Nasty weather this week will limit wildlife movements, with most species content to hunker down and wait for things to improve. Our native animals have adapted to what Mother Nature deals out, and only on rare occasions is winter mortality significant. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Winter woods are busy ZEKE WILSON: Winter woods are busy
15 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Enjoying this past weekend was easy enough, and in my travels it was evident other hunters were out and about as well. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Geese are in season ZEKE WILSON: Geese are in season
16 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
As I pruned apple trees Sunday, a pair of mallards crossed the sky overhead. While the ducks were well out of shotgun range, the falling sun still allowed identification from their plumage. In the duck blind or marsh, body shape and wing speed also are used to recognize legal targets. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Coyote hunts on tap ZEKE WILSON: Coyote hunts on tap
17 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Monday presented the perfect day for small game hunting, or any outdoor activity for that matter. Such blessings offer a glimmer of hope in an otherwise bleak western Pennsylvania winter. During my travels I spotted two pairs of hunters enjoying the sunshine and above-freezing temperatures. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Options still open ZEKE WILSON: Options still open
18 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Waterfowl hunters wrapped things up over the weekend, with creeks and rivers offering the only open water for any late migrating ducks and geese. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Snow arrives, at last ZEKE WILSON: Snow arrives, at last
19 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Tracking snow has been scarce this season, although the forecast predicted it would blanket the region today with a decent batch. [Read More]
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