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  By Jason Herbert The icy water was pounding my waist, at times almost up to my chest. The things we do for our kids. If it weren’t for my insulated chest waders there’s no way this duck hunt would be possible. The late fall rain had filled the river to its carrying capacity, and […]

  By Robin Follette Kids and fishing. Be it from a boat, on shore, off a dock or on the ice, teaching kids to fish is an investment in their outdoors lifestyle. Getting started is simple, even if you’ve never been fishing. These tips will help you create a good experience for the kids and […]

  By David Link Pairing the right camouflage pattern with your chosen hunting activity or environment can be a key element to your success. While some game can be fooled with basic camo patterns, other animals will be able to pick you out if your camo is grossly different than that of your environment. Some hunters […]

  By David Link Much of Mother Nature’s beauty lies off of paved roads and trails, but you can’t see all that she has to offer without a good pair of hiking shoes or boots. If you want to experience the hidden treasures of the outdoors, then you’ll need to pair the right boot with […]

  By Seth R. Nadel In 2000, my wife & I moved into our dream home, a log house in the mountains of Arizona. From day one, we have been living off the grid, and we thought our experiences might be of interest to you. We did not do this to be “preppers” (then called […]

  By Robin Follette The first hunt of the year is often turkey season. We’ve waited all winter, scouted, watched the wild turkeys in big rafters as they started to strut, and then we watched them break up into small groups and disappear. After all the time put into filling our turkey tags, it’s nice […]

  By David Link Unfortunately not all of us were introduced to the outdoors by our parents, relatives or friends. But the good news is there is always room for more outdoorsmen or women in this great nation of ours. For those who don’t know where to start, we’ve put together this guide to gearing […]

  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 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 […]