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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: Final hunt is a good one ZEKE WILSON: Final hunt is a good one
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 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
25 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
26 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
27 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
28 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]
ZEKE WILSON: There are various pursuits out there ZEKE WILSON: There are various pursuits out there
29 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Just before bear season, an all-day rain ruined any chance of outdoor work. For whatever the reason, hunting was also out of the question, although hunting up a deal sounded like a good idea. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: A good friend passes ZEKE WILSON: A good friend passes
31 weeks ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Seventeen years ago when I was aspiring to be an archer, I entered Bill’s Archery. It was often stated, “If you wanna kill, see Bill.” And if you were willing to listen, chances are you did just that. [Read More]
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