Tag Archives: Field Trip: Great River Road

Roadside Challenge : Nashville To New Orleans

Nick tastes pickled quail eggs during the road trip food challenge during the Field Trip: Great River Road.

There are the classic regional foods we set out to try on any 50 Campfires Field Trip. Those are the ones for which we’ve delivered these recipes so you can try them and enjoy them. Then there are the foods ...

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You Won’t Believe What’s Inside This Pyramid

It's not hard to guess this is Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee.

Field Trip: Great River Road Launching Pad Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid in Memphis Every epic road trip needs a launching pad. It’s either a gathering point for the travelers or a quick first stop to set the tone ...

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What I Learned By Drinking Only Mississippi River Water For a Week

Clint drinks Mississippi River water from a LifeStraw GO Bottle during 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road.

By Clint Carlson Because we decided to travel the Great River Road from Memphis to New Orleans, and because I’m a little bit strange, I decided to see what it would be like to drink only water straight from the ...

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5 Tips For Camping In The Rain

With the weatherman calling for rain, Clint gathers the essential gear for preparing the campsite for rain on the Field Trip: Great River Road.

Setting Up Camp For Rain Ever notice among your friends or co-workers the campers exhibit certain traits that make them standout? One sure sign he or she is headed on a camping adventure in the weekend ahead is the increasing ...

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Quick-Set Escape Shelter by Clam: Review

Quick-Set Escape Shelter by Clam glowing next to campfire as the center of campsite activities free from bugs

If there’s one thing that can put the damper on outdoor fun at the campsite or in the backyard, it’s bugs … especially flying, biting insects. Let’s call them what they are … evil mosquitos and flies (aka black flies, ...

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Set Up Quick-Set Escape Screen Shelter for Fun, Games and More

Quick-Set Escape Shelter by Clam glowing next to campfire as the center of campsite activities free from bugs

Are you debating buying a screen shelter as an addition to your camping kit? They make a ton of sense for tent campers, trailer campers, and RVer’s alike. Pitched over the picnic table at your campsite, the screen shelter will ...

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Basic Rig For Catching Catfish

catfish just caught lying on the rocks next to a spinning reel and rod

There are so many tackle rigs to catch catfish, deciding which to use can be confusing for a beginning angler. Here’s one of the simplest to cover a wide range of fishing situations. Thread the line from your rod through ...

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How To Make Catfish Bait That’s Camping Friendly

In a row boat on Chicot Lake in Arkansas fishing for catfish.

Camping Friendly Catfish Bait When it comes to catching catfish, you’ll hear about all kinds of weird concoctions used for bait. Some sound so strange, you can’t imagine what the fish that would eat it is thinking. Some smell so ...

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Basics of Catching Catfish

catfish just caught lying on the rocks next to a spinning reel and rod

The iconic image of fishing for catfish is Huckleberry Finn in repose beneath a willow tree along the mighty Mississippi. His straw hat is pulled down over his eyes. One buckle on his bib overalls is undone in case the ...

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Gator Encounters With Cajun Encounters Highlight of Field Trip: Great River Road [VIDEO]

Gator Encounters With Cajun Encounters While planning the 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road, and realizing we’d end up in Louisiana, we all agreed the road trip wouldn’t be complete with an up close and personal encounter with some ...

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