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Ameribag Tech Bag Review

  By David Link For over 30 years, Ameribag has designed innovative backpacks built to alleviate stress on the back, neck and shoulders. Today we look at one of their newest models for 2017, the Ameribag Citron Tech Bag. Basics It’s no secret that a fully loaded backpack can take …

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Pinpoint Objects With New Pointers From Teknetics And Fisher Labs

  Just announced for the winter, Teknetics and Fisher Labs have released new metal detector pointers that are perfect assets to your full-sized metal detector. These pointers are the most advanced that the companies have produced to date, and they offer a lot of great features to pinpoint precious metals, …

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Hoka Ora Recovery Slides Review

  By Mayrena Hernandez When it comes to reviewing a product such as a recovery shoe, it is a little more difficult than your typical review. The same goes with any other shoes. This is simply because not everyone’s foot type will necessarily fit this type of recovery shoe. This …

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Getting the Kids Ready for Waterfowl Season

  By Jason Herbert “Dad can we shoot tonight?!” “Heck yeah, we can, in fact, we probably better,” I replied. I live to go hunting with my kids and look forward to the memories that we make together each season. That being said just like training a dog, there are …

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Hawke Optics Endurance ED 10×50 Binocular Review

  The Endurance ED 10×50 measures up to be the perfect hunting optics. By Nancy Jo Adams A successful hunt often comes down to relying on your optics for spotting and stalking game animals. I have field-tested a variety of brands of binoculars over the past nine years and have …

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Banded Lightweight Gear Review

  Banded Lightweight Gear Gives Options for those Warm Early Season Hunts. By Nancy Jo Adams Banded has a solid reputation for quality duck hunting gear, but now spring turkey hunters and early season deer hunters can experience the Banded quality with the new ultra-lightweight hunting gear. The new ultra-lightweight …

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Leupold BX-2 Tioga HD 8×42 Binocular Review

  By David Link The Leupold BX-2 Tioga HD Binocular line is new for 2017 and offers a “premium budget” level of performance. But wait, nothing about Leupold translates to “budget,” so what you’ll find in the BX-2 Tioga is a great mid-level binocular at an attractive price. We’ve seen …

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Alps Outdoorz Extreme Packs – Built With The Hunt In Mind

  By Nancy Jo Adams Any seasoned hunter knows that quality gear is essential to the hunt, and often having the perfect backpack is critical to the hunt. The Alps Outdoorz® Extreme™ line of premium packs has the perfect pack for any hunting adventure for the male and female hunter. …

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My First Hunting Dog Month 3 – Shooting Around Molly

  By Jason Herbert “Dad can we shoot?” “Uh…Sure,” I replied nervously. It wasn’t my boys’ shooting that I was nervous about. I feel absolutely comfortable with their gun safety. The boys would each be taking turns throwing clays for the other one to shoot at with their shotguns in …

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Hawke Nature Camera 12MP Review

  By Nancy Jo Adams Hawke Optics has built up a reputable standing in the optics industry, offering a wide range of quality binoculars to fit in any consumer’s price range. The models and price range varies, but one thing is constant—a high standard of quality. Ever-changing technology introduces new …