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Honey Whiskey Cider For Cold Winter Nights

honey whiskey cider

Shantel Wittstruck from Women On Ice shares a tasty recipe that can be enjoyed on a cold day of ice fishing. Here’s an easy recipe you can toss in the flask for a cold winter day. Yes, we know that ...

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5 Tips For Enjoying The Outdoors All Winter Long

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When the temperature drops, people start to spend more time inside because…it’s cold? The cold weather shouldn’t stop you from hanging out with friends and family outside. With a few simple preparations you can prevent yourself from becoming a couch ...

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5 Tips For Ice Fishing With Your Dog

ice fishing with your dog

If you’re a dog owner who loves the outdoors, chances are that you take your dog on every adventure you can. In the summer, you can often just grab a few things and take off. The winter is a different ...

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5 Tips For A Successful Fish Fry

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This winter we spent a weekend with Women On Ice on Lake of the Woods in northern Minnesota. The founder, Barb Carey, gave us these excellent tips for having a successful fish fry. If you’re lucky enough to catch dinner, ...

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The Ultimate Ice Fishing Chair

ice fishing chair

For the second year in a row, we had the opportunity to spend a weekend with the Women Ice Angler Project. They’re a group based in Minnesota that generates awareness and recognition of women ice anglers. They spend a lot ...

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Gear Of The Year 2020

50 campfires gear of the year

Gear Of The Year 2020 is here! We took a hard look at all of the gear we saw this year and decided which ones had the most impact. In years past, we’ve sometimes awarded Gear Of The Year to ...

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The Fire And Ice Sweepstakes

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Fire And Ice Sweepstakes Official Rules

fire and ice sweepstakes official rules

Fire and Ice Sweepstakes, sponsored by QuickSurvive OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. 1. Sweepstakes Sponsor The sweepstakes is sponsored by QuickSurvive, 170 ...

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday gift guide

“She has every outdoor gadget there is! What am I supposed to get her this year?”“He seriously has like nine backpacks, and I’m pretty sure they’re all full.” We get it – it’s hard to buy an outdoor gadget for ...

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7 Bear Safety Tips You Need To Know

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If you spend any time hiking in bear country, you need to know how to handle a potential bear encounter. These are high-stress situations where preparation and knowledge can make all the difference at the moment. If you know what ...

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