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What ELSE To Do While You Hunt Morels

  It’s almost mushroom hunting season, and for many areas of the country, it has been a wet winter. This means mushroom hunters can look forward to a strong crop of morels and other wild edibles to start the year. One quick search on the web will reveal hundreds of …

The Technology Of Sitka Gear

  Gone are the days of bulky cotton hunting clothing or heavy wool jackets. Technology is key in hunting apparel today, and it helps keep hunters warm and dry in the field without excess weight. In addition, hunting apparel must use silent materials so the hunter doesn’t give his position …

Outdoor Valentines Day Gifts

  Nothing quite says “I think you’re swell” than outdoor gear for Valentines Day. If you’re dating or married to an outdoor lover, than the gift of gear can be the perfect choice for Valentines Day. It says things like: “I’m looking forward to spending time with you outdoors this …

Outdoor Winter Survival

  This fall we covered the important topic of surviving in your vehicle during a winter emergency, but what are you to do if there is no vehicle to be had for shelter? Cold weather excursions into the wilderness can offer a glimpses of winter beauty and a sense of …

Women’s Hunting Boots: Part 2 – Finding the Right Boot

  By Nancy Jo Adams With the various popular boot manufacturers that offer a selection of women’s hunting boots in today’s market, it is easy to get overwhelmed or be indecisive in making a selection. After reading Part 1 of this series, armed with knowing what features to look for …

2017 Camping Resolutions

  It’s resolution season, and right now everyone is resolving to lose weight, save more money or quit smoking. There are a lot of important goals to plan for this 2017, and one you shouldn’t lose sight of is getting outdoors more this year. What better way to enjoy the …

Using A Metal Detector – The Basics

  When people think of using a metal detector, they usually think about the “find of the century,” or the unearthing of some untold riches. Realistically, you’re probably not going to stumble across long lost gold, but you never know until you try do you?! Even if you’re not finding …

Korkers: The Multi-tool of Winter Boots

  With winter beginning its annual assault, time to make sure your winter gear is up to snuff. Among the most important body parts to protect are our extremities – head, hands, and feet! You want them warm and dry and, when it comes to winter footwear, you want it …

Hiker’s Gift Guide

  By David Link As an avid hiker myself, I picked out some gifts that will work great for both the casual and serious hiker in your life. From outdoor tools to accessories that don’t require exact sizing to buy, there’s something here for everyone. Remember, we have access to …

Snowshoeing Basics

  In most snowy areas of the world, skiing and snowboarding is king. Locals and tourists alike hit the slopes every weekend, and ski and snowboarding gear fills the shelves of every outfitter. However there is another winter activity that is rewarding for many, but it doesn’t get near the …