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By Pete Rogers I have been a longtime user of the Sitka Gear Fanatic Jacket, so when they announced a complete redesign of the Fanatic system in early 2019, I was ecstatic! Let’s take a quick look at how the old version works for me and how I’m looking forward to the new update. Previous […]

When preparing to tow a heavily loaded trailer, there are two figures to consider. One is the Gross Trailer Weight Rating, or GTWR. It constitutes the complete mass of the trailer along with all its content including cargo, fluids and accessories. The other is Tongue Weight. It is the portion of the GTWR that is […]

By Pete Rogers The 2019 Archery Trade Association trade show just wrapped up and the aisles were full of optimism and excitement at some of the new products being introduced at this year’s show. The ATA show is not open to the public. It is a show designed for retailers, buyers and media to see […]

By Nancy Jo Adams The 2019 Archery Trade Association trade show did not disappoint this year with a multitude of innovative gear releases. In past years, it seems there are two or three gear launches that steal the limelight and get all the attention; this year was much different. In fact, there were so many […]

The Korkers Ultra Ice Cleat System offers secure performance that similar cleat models simply can’t.  By David Link The use of crampons or ice cleats has become increasingly common with hikers and joggers who want to stay active even when the elements hit. Ice cleats are easily attached to and removed from any footwear you own, and in a matter of […]

A challenging hike with the Korkers Snowmageddon Boots and a following review. By David Link A thin sheet of ice and snow covered the winding mountain road to the trailhead. In the backseat alongside my pack, a new pair of Korkers Snowmageddon Boots were ready for the trail. As I pulled off to park, I […]

Sometimes it can be hard to pick a trailer that properly matches the height of your truck. While at times an exact hitch setup it is not crucial due to road or terrain conditions, other times it is extremely important. Scenarios like the transport delicate cargo can end in disaster if your trailer’s not parallel […]

By Jeff Burleson I recently got the chance to wear a pair of Fish Monkey FM11 Guide Gloves on several of my fall fishing adventures in Coastal South Carolina. While I rarely wore gloves in the past for any reason, after wearing the Fish Monkey Half Finger Guide Gloves all day long on a half-dozen […]

By Pete Rogers As a resident of South Carolina where we really only have two seasons, summer and Christmas, it isn’t always easy to select good quality base layers when traveling to northern states to hunt. In my home state, it very seldom gets cold enough during our deer season to get the chance to […]

Fish Monkey announces its new promotional deal with Brian “Bro” Brosdahl. Leading fishing glove designer Fish Monkey has recently announced a key design partnership with top American angler Brian “Bro” Brosdahl. In addition to numerous TV and media appearances, Brosdahl offers his services as a fishing guide all year round, and this includes ice fishing. […]