By Jason Herbert If you haven’t already, be sure to read part one of Fishing Rods And Reels. Fly Fishing Generally regarded as a life philosophy as well as a fishing technique, fly fishing is so much fun! Just about the opposite of baitcasting – we have fly fishing. The art of casting fly […]

  By Jason Herbert Ahhh fishing. There are not many better ways to relax. For some, it’s an old cane pole and bobber in a farm pond. For others, “matching the hatch” of giant mayflies in a river, with fly rod in hand. And a few brave souls might find themselves surf casting coastal waters […]

  By David Link When evaluating what to add to your hunting apparel collection, you tend to focus on the big items like parkas and pants. After all, that’s where the majority of your budget is spent, and it feels like that is where the biggest impact in apparel upgrades comes. In many ways this […]

  By David Link The choice of hunting clothing is just as important as that of your rifle or scope. While inferior hunting clothing can ruin your hunt or cut it short, superior hunting clothing can give you an edge and keep you comfortable in the field until that trophy buck or other game shows […]

  When you read most “how-to select a pair of binoculars” articles, birder and hunter binoculars are lumped into one category. But you may ask yourself is there really a difference between the two? What if I select a binocular based on birding criteria only to find it isn’t suitable for all hunting situations. You […]

  By Robin Follette Spring bass fishing, the first chance we get after ice fishing closes to cast a line to a large or smallmouth bass. Mature bass are coming in from deeper water where they spent the winter to shallower, warming water in preparation for spawning. The water is cold, likely in the 40°s, […]

  By David Link Rangefinders aren’t just designed for hunters, there is a growing selection of rangefinders designed with golf applications in mind, and if you spend a good deal of time out on the course, you need to consider a place in your bag for one of these great tools. Because you don’t take […]

  By Robin Follette Creating, maintaining and improving habitat for hunting will help small game move into an area and not only survive but thrive. It’s a good use of time in the off season, and creating habitat doesn’t have to be expensive or too time consuming. As urban sprawl increases creating habitat for small […]

  By Jason Herbert Being a self described “Modern Backwoodsman”- I thrive on opportunities to get out and “unplug,” but I still also depend on a limited amount of technology. I also pride myself on being prepared for emergencies, and I like the peace I have in my heart knowing if something were to happen, […]

  By David Link You may have seen monoculars listed alongside other sport optics like binoculars and spotting scopes and wondered if they were really worthwhile optics. They tend to be relatively inexpensive and they look very small when compared to their binocular and spotting scope cousins, so they must be inferior when compared to […]