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john January 12, 2018

John Hackett T-Shirt Fundraiser

Dear friends, a member of the NWIO family has been diagnosed with a rare form of

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(photo by Curt Weisman) The author with two nice perch taken in the shallows on Big Spirit in late fall. December 27, 2017

Bringing in the New Year

By Steve Weisman I remember as a youngster my folks bemoaning the fact that the

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Guides and those who participated in the Ladies Pheasant Hunt take a break after the day’s activities. December 12, 2017

Program introduced to help attract people to the outdoors

By Steve Weisman Throughout the country, there is a growing concern about the

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IMG_1168 November 28, 2017

Hunting Traditions

By Clark Schmitz Mark Hartman has enjoyed outdoor activities for as long as he can

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Representative Megan Jones November 16, 2017

Reflecting on DNR night

By Steve Weisman This last week was a really fun one for me. First, there was the

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#3-Mitchell-fall-weed-walleye-tactics November 10, 2017

Fall Weed Walleye Tactics

By Jason Mitchell Editor’s note: The author, Jason Mitchell hosts the popular

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(photo by Bob Jensen) Craig Brown from McArdle’s Resort on Lake Winnibigoshish in northern Minnesota caught this nice pike in the autumn. November 7, 2017

Taking northern pike in the fall

By Bob Jensen Fishing the Midwest Fishing Team Many anglers look forward to the

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Hummingbird sits on a wrought iron railing after taking its bath. November 7, 2017

Changing of the seasons

By Darial Weisman It was with a sad heart that I watched the month of August come to

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#1-Weisman-2017 bird numbers October 26, 2017

Pheasant Season Just Around the Corner

By Steve Weisman I am sure that Iowa’s pheasant hunters have Saturday, October 28

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repairing the riding lawn mower #2 October 14, 2017

The Art of Loafing…

by Some Guy In essence loafing is just sitting around idly not doing a damned thing

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-1 September 28, 2017

Meriden Fire Arms Co. Model 6 “Boy’s Rifle”

by John Hackett The Meriden Fire Arms Co., & also known as Meriden Firearms Co.,

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nostone September 25, 2017

An Iowa River Expedition with Project Aware

By Michele Devlin and Mark Grey After spending a muddy day on the Cedar River with

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