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Orvis Encounter Review

Orvis Encounter is often considered the best entry-level rod, reflecting the definition of high quality. Best suitable especially for beginners, this rod is designed to perform perfectly well in both…

Camping Articles

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5 Best Portable Camping Toilets Reviewed

Portable toilets are created primarily for mobility and portability, making them a must-have for anyone participating in recreational activities such as camping, fishing, RVing, and hunting. If you’re on the…
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The 8 Best Ice Packs for Coolers

Every decent camping cooler requires a high-quality ice pack to keep your food cool while you’re out in the wilderness. However, locating that ice pack is difficult due to the…
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8 Best Camping Kettles Reviewed

Camping kettles feature a simple design that is intended to boil water quickly. When it comes to outdoor products, however, better packability and durable materials are required. Here are some…

Hunting Articles

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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.
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Bathing in the Backcountry

Something as simple as bathing can make a big difference to hygiene and morale while backpacking.

Rving Articles

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How to Store RV and Auto Tires

Advice from manufacturers Goodyear Tire and Michelin Tire will help save money by keeping RV tires running longer. Storage tips that apply equally to car and truck tires.
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RV Travel with Kids

RV travel is quickly becoming a popular family vacation option, and there are many advantages to using an RV to travel with kids. Here are some reasons to go RVing.
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Make Alternate RV Travel Plans

If you don't allow yourself choices (plan "B") you will find yourself in situations not so user friendly.
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Save Gas on Road Trips

The ever-rising gas prices are enough to make anyone cancel a road trip, but your family need not stay at home. These are tips to save gas on your next…

Kayaking articles

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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.

Paddlers Safety Checklist

Here is an outline of actions and items that should be part of your next safe paddling trip compiled by the American Canoe Association and United States Coast Guard. Working…
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The Complete Kayaker’s Gear List

Hypothermia Prevention, Swift Water Rescue, and Safety Equipment Training and good gear can make all the difference in having a safe and enjoyable kayaking trip. Get your gear on. A…

Fishing articles

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Orvis Superfine Glass Review

The Orvis Superfine Glass is an amazing rod that serves very well for dry fly anglers in freshwater and saltwater conditions with great casting accuracy and presentation. This rod is…
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12 Best 4 Weight Fly Rods Reviewed

With many fly rod sizes available such as 5-weight, people hardly think of using a 4-weight fly rod as they think there isn’t much difference between a four-weight and a…