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5 Great Trails To Go Hiking In Texas

There is more to do in Texas! However, nothing beats going outside and taking in those clean air and scenery. That’s why you’ll be pleased to learn that Texas possesses…
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Tips for Fall Trout Fishing

Fall fishing for trout most always produces excellent results due to the abundance of trout. Follow this short fall fishing guide to gain valuable tips for fall trout fishing. Tips…
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Best Fishing Spots in Iowa

Iowa has many locations throughout the state that provide excellent areas to catch fish. My brother-in-law is an avid fisherman and travels the state competing in fishing tournaments. He provided…
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5 Best Trails to Go Hiking in Tennessee

Though Tennessee is famous for its country music roots and mouth-watering spicy chicken, its brilliant outdoor scene doesn’t get enough credit. With over 600 trails throughout the state, there’s no…

Camping Articles

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How to choose An Axe For Your Camper

I bet you didn’t think axes can be so various. If you have an RV, owning an axe is important, but easily forgotten or set aside. First to consider is…
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5 Best Hiking Backpacks in 2021

For nature lovers who find their happiness and joy enjoying adventures out of their home, hiking may be one of their most sought-after activities. Some hikers strongly point out how…
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Survival: Do You Take a Knife or an Axe?

If you could take either a knife or an axe on a wilderness backpacking trip, which would it be? They may not be as different as you might think.
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Vegetarian Camping Recipes

Camping recipes don't have to be restricted to meat-filled classics, but here are several vegetarian camping recipes for kids and the whole family to make and enjoy.
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Meat-Free, Vegetarian Camping Food Ideas

The path to a successful meat-free camping trip is a combination of simple kid-friendly meal ideas, minimal cleanup, and using non-perishable items.

Hiking Articles

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2021s Best Hiking GPS

Are you a long-time hiker? Or are you new into it? Or you may simply be curious about GPS in general? Then, hop in! Here, we will review the best…
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Fall Turkey Hunting Tactics

For successful fall turkey hunting, hunters must have a flexible mindset and adaptive tactics that completely differ from spring hunting.
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Types of Hearing Protection for Hunters

Some hearing protection devices for hunters offer hearing protection alone, while other models offer protection with amplification. Find out what's best.

Rving Articles

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RV Travel Tips for Parents

Parents who dream of RV travel can do so with a little preparation. Bringing kids along an RV adventure can be a wonderful family vacation.
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How to Choose an RV Park

When it comes to how to choose an RV park, it is not always an easy task. RV parks throughout the United States have many different amenities.
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Rain Gear for Camping, Hiking, And Backpacking

The best rain gear is largely dependent on a lot of things. It depends on personal taste, the activity that will take place, the location where you’ll have to use…
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7 Of The Best RV Surge Protectors

 If you own an RV, you most likely have a lot of electrical appliances around your rig such as an RV air conditioner, coffee makers, or RV TV but either…

Kayaking articles

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How to Safely Lift a Kayak

I am a kayaker and I am height-challenged. Though I am rather strong for my height, the act of moving a kayak has always been an issue. To get my…
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Kayak Fishing is Green Boating

The fishing kayak makes for a green sport. It creates no greenhouse gas emissions, uses no gasoline, requires no boat insurance, and it can be carried on a hybrid SUV.
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Kayaks Make for Great Paddling

For those who love the lure of the water, kayaking is a scenic, environmentally friendly and inexpensive way to way to have a great day.
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How to Set up a Kayaker’s Kitchen

Cooking is a large part of wilderness camping when kayaking, but there are a few issues to consider when creating a successful outdoor kitchen. So, you have paddled your kayak…
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An Ethical Code for Kayakers

Take time to consider your effect on the environment while kayaking and develop your own personal code of paddling ethics.

Fishing articles

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Northern Pike Fishing Tips and Tactics

Northern pike fishing, a recreation popular in the Northern U.S. and Canada, can be a blast. Following are pike fishing tips to maximize success.
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What Do LargeMouth Bass Eat in Summer?

Largemouth bass are voracious predators in summer. Following are some top baits that mimic their food, answering the question, "What do bass eat in summer?"
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Carp Fishing Bait Recipe

Follow this simple step by step recipe for a bait that will get the hook into a carp's mouth while other fishers are waiting for a bite