Camping Tips

Learn How To Fish Rivers With The Right Tackle

Learning how to fish rivers is a valuable skill in the outdoors. A simple joy of the outdoor experience is walking up to a stream or small river, finding a comfortable spot on the bank or a boulder, casting out ...

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Beginners Guide To Caving

What comes to mind when you hear the words “spelunking” and “caving?” Likely you think of young, athletic types with pale white skin decked out in gear from head to toe. They are wearing helmets with headlamps, carry ropes over ...

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Quick Tip For Repelling Ticks

Let’s face it. Ticks are creepy. Nobody likes them. If you’re introducing someone new to the outdoors, a tick encounter can be a real turn off. And it’s important for health reasons to do all you can to repel ticks. ...

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Get Kids Off The Grid at Camp Piomingo

Remember going to “camp”? Life is crazy. Too often our definition of camping is mostly about squeezing a quality family activity in between swimming and piano lessons, dance classes and baseball games. Collecting the whole family, piling in the SUV, and ...

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Big & Bigger Geocaching News

If you’re into geocaching (and who isn’t???) geocaching.com made two big announcements in the last week. How addicted you are will determine which piece of geocaching news you think is “bigger.” Announcement #1: 3,000,000 The planet on which we live ...

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Camping Tips: Folding Your Tent For Longevity

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Folding your tent seems like a pretty straight-forward thing, and it is. However, to make it last longer you want to make sure you fold it differently every time. If you’re folding your tent the same way every time you go ...

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How To Add A Cooler Seal

Because inexpensive coolers seldom have rubber seals between the top edge and the lid, you might want to add a cooler seal. You can make one for next to nothing with some foamy double stick mounting tape. Use the super ...

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How To Make A Grippy Bottom Cooler

When you throw a normal cooler into the bed of a pickup truck or on the wet deck of a boat, it slides all over the place. It gets banged up and wrecks stuff around it. Heaven forbid, you should ...

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LIKE BEER, FREE ACCESSORIES ARE THE BEST KIND

The expensive rotomolded coolers offer accessories like built-in bottle openers. Is that worth paying for? We simply zip tie an old-fashioned church key to the cooler’s handle. Total cost: a buck — MAX. Always having a bottle-opener at the ready: ...

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World’s Most Important Cooler Hack

The best thing you can do to preserve ice and keep everything colder is put an added layer of insulation at the top. A couple of custom cut pieces of foam insulation work well, but even better is a flexible ...

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