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Fathers Day Gift Guide For Outdoor Dads

Fathers day gift guide for outdoor dads

There was nothing like spending time in the woods with Dad. It seemed like he knew everything. He knew what every tree was. He could tell you where the tracks came from. He could have a fire going in the ...

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The Amp Your Camp Giveaway presented by GCI Outdoors

Our biggest gear giveaway of the year is BACK! Calling all campers! We have a great lineup this year and we’ll be giving the entire prize package to ONE camper every week for ten weeks! Boom! From knives to chairs ...

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Can You Rent A Camping Tent?

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You can absolutely rent a camping tent, and in the last few years, we’ve seen more companies offering rental gear for camping. There are a lot of reasons you might want to rent a tent: You’re a first-time camper and ...

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This One Tip Could Save Your Life If You’re Lost In The Woods

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Being lost in the woods is a terrifying feeling. There is no shortage of survival advice about what you should do in this scenario. You should stay put, build a shelter, conserve your energy, and stay calm. These are all ...

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5 Must Have Items To Fix Camping Gear

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Duct tape isn’t the only way to fix camping gear. Don’t get me wrong, I love duct tape. It works well for many things, but these days there are so many great products that work better for specific scenarios. The ...

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50 Campfires Best Gear Awards From The National Hardware Show 2019

We saw a lot of gear at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas. Here’s the gear we thought deserved awards. Each year we travel to the National Hardware Show as an official media partner to award six awards for ...

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How To Handle A Fish After You Catch It

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“I got one! I got one!” It’s the shout every companion of a new angler hopes to hear. It doesn’t matter how young or old, it’s an exclamation of pure excitement. Most of the fish you’ll target on early fishing ...

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50 Campfires Ultimate Guide To Fishing Presented By Zebco

  Fishing Offers Something for Everyone Whether you like your outdoor adventures filled with excitement, relaxed and laid back, or as a social event with great food and music, let’s all agree on one thing. Fishing is fun! As for ...

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Buying Your Fishing License And Understanding Regulations

Fishing really is a simple pursuit. That’s a big part of what makes it so much fun for so many. However, before you dive in (okay, bad pun), there are a few details you need to take care of. They ...

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The Ultimate Fishing Gear List

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Keep It Simple When it comes to tackle, bait, methods, and attitude for first fishing adventures, the best advice is: KEEP IT SIMPLE. The less fuss there is for you and for a new angler, the more fun everyone will ...

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