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WATCH: Friendly otter greets kayaker

WATCH: Friendly otter greets kayaker
  While kayaking at Moss Landing in Monterey Bay, a group of paddlers were visited by a brave and curious otter. The little critter…
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Deer Rifles—How to Choose The Perfect Gun

Deer Rifles—How to Choose The Perfect Gun
It is fall, which means that the leaves are changing and gun writers are doing articles on the “Great American Deer Rifle.” Picking out a…
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Paddle Your Way To See The Best Fall Colors

Paddle Your Way To See The Best Fall Colors
It’s hard not to get a scenic vista when you’re paddling. Throw in the changing colors of autumn, however, and you’re in for a real…
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2018 Deer Forecast: Big Opportunities (and Bucks) Await Hunters

2018 Deer Forecast: Big Opportunities (and Bucks) Await Hunters
Despite facing many challenges, deer hunters across the country have good reason to expect big things from the 2018-’19 season. Whitetails,…
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ATV Riding--How To Avoid Confrontations On The Trail

ATV Riding--How To Avoid Confrontations On The Trail
Autumn is one of the best times to take to the trail on your ATV or UTV to catch the fall colors and enjoy game viewing at its best. But you’ll…
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10 Best Archery Outfitters in Oregon

10 Best Archery Outfitters in Oregon
Hunting is one of Oregon’s most popular past times, with deer and elk hunting claiming the top popularity spots. Whether you’re looking…
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10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Oregon

10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Oregon
With an almost endless selection of great fishing outposts like the Tillamook Bay, Deschutes River, and much, much more, Oregon is an angler’s…
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Scent Control—How To Create A Strategy To Fool More Deer

Scent Control—How To Create A Strategy To Fool More Deer
Whitetail hunters, especially bowhunters, can generally be divided into two factions when it comes to scent control. The first are the devout,…
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Shoot Your Way To Catching More Crappies

Shoot Your Way To Catching More Crappies
Crappie fishing is often associated with open water, cane poles, live minnows and brush piles, but by the time autumn arrives the popular panfish…
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WATCH: Rabbit escapes cat, immediately regrets it

WATCH: Rabbit escapes cat, immediately regrets it
  In a backyard in Brush Prairie, Washington, a person discovered a cat proudly bringing home a rabbit in its mouth. When it sees an opening,…
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Fall Foraging in the Northwest and Beyond

Fall Foraging in the Northwest and Beyond
It’s September, and the coming of fall equals an abundance of autumnal harvest…in the woods. Foraging is currently all the rage at top…
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Best Fall Camping Adventures To Do Right Now!

Best Fall Camping Adventures To Do Right Now!
It’s mid-September, and instead of sitting in bumper to bumper traffic awaiting your turn at the Yosemite National Park  entry gate,…
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WATCH: Girl wrangles giant catfish with her hands

WATCH: Girl wrangles giant catfish with her hands
  Noodling for catfish is no easy task. You have to be willing to get in the mud and wrestle with them. And sometimes, they can even exceed…
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Camping Done Right: 10 Best Outdoor Stores in Oregon

Camping Done Right: 10 Best Outdoor Stores in Oregon
Outdoor enthusiasts are very much at home in the Pacific Northwest. So if you’re looking for a breathtaking place to set up a campsite, Oregon…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Oregon

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Oregon
Oregon is known as one of the most beautiful states in the Pacific-Northwest. With mountains, beaches, islands, and forests, it is also one of the…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Oregon

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Oregon
Oregon is one of the most beautiful states in the nation, hands down. It’s no surprise then that hiking and camping is one of the most popular…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Oregon

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Oregon
Indigenous tribes slept under the Oregon stars long before Westerners arrived. Those tribes knew the power of serene solitude, of gazing at the…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Oregon

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Oregon
For your next vacation, consider the following options: You could visit the awesome Oregon desert, swim in the majestic Pacific Ocean, or gaze at the…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Oregon

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Oregon
Oregon is one of the most gorgeous states in the country, with an endless number of trailheads, rivers, creeks, lakes, mountains, and forests begging…
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5 Best Trail Running Spots in Oregon

5 Best Trail Running Spots in Oregon
Oregon boasts one of the most diverse landscapes in the country, with beaches and forests and hidden treasures throughout. From invigorating runs…
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7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Oregon

7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Oregon
Oregon is home to over 500 species of unique birds across its beaches, forests, deserts, and mountains. Whether you’ve always wanted to see a…
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5 Best Energizing Hikes in Oregon

5 Best Energizing Hikes in Oregon
Oregon is known for its incredible beauty and invigorating hikes. This weekend, why not take to the trails and get your heart pumping while soaking…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Oregon

5 Great Hiking Trails in Oregon
Hike to explore the dazzling beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Oregon has an unbelievable number of trails, pathways, and state forests, with a unique…
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This Dreamy Oregon Waterfall Will Transport You to a Fairytale

This Dreamy Oregon Waterfall Will Transport You to a Fairytale
Situated in central Oregon, Proxy Falls spills over the shoulder of North Sister (also known as “Faith”), one of the Three Sisters…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Oregon

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Oregon
Propel yourself across the water atop a jet ski, soaking in the plentiful natural gifts Oregon has to offer. With its diverse ecosystem of rivers,…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Oregon

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Oregon
While stand-up paddleboarding has been steadily gaining popularity over the last decade, Oregonians have known all along that it’s an…
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10 Best Campgrounds for Cool Summer Camping

10 Best Campgrounds for Cool Summer Camping
It’s sweltering out, and the air conditioning is beckoning, but you’re longing to get away on just one more camping trip of the summer.…
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How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide

How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide
As much as America is a country defined by grit, franchise hamburgers, and interstate highways, you could also say ours is a nation defined by deer.…
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5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Oregon

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Oregon
Between the many rivers, creeks, canals, and Pacific Ocean, Oregon has an astounding amount of access to great kayaking spots. With so many options,…
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10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer

10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer
Choosing a list of top 10 favorite deer hunting cartridges is no easy task, particularly since there are so many suitable cartridges that could make…
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Early-Season Whitetails--4 Best Ambush Points For Success

Early-Season Whitetails--4 Best Ambush Points For Success
The most natural tendency for bowhunters looking for the best place to ambush a big whitetail in the early season is to gravitate toward the field…
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5 Best ATV Rides to See Fall Foliage in The United States

5 Best ATV Rides to See Fall Foliage in The United States
Of the four seasons, fall is by far the most popular for riding ATVs that seat one or two people, and “side-by-sides” that seat two to…
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How to Catch Bass on Summer’s Hottest Days

How to Catch Bass on Summer’s Hottest Days
It’s hot, it’s humid and the dog days of summer are living up to their billing. But bass don’t stop biting just because the heat…
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Paddleboarding Made Easy—Get Started Now!

Paddleboarding Made Easy—Get Started Now!
Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is the fastest growing watersport in the world for good reason: It’s easy to learn, fun, refreshing, awesome core…
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
The warm days and crisp, cool nights of autumn make the perfect conditions for a weekend hiking and camping excursion. There is nothing quite like…
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ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Sand Lake Recreation Area

ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Sand Lake Recreation Area
Oregon has no shortage of incredible sites with untold ATV off-roading potential. The state’s great sites include forests, mountains, and even…
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Archery Gear on a Budget—Best Buys This Year

Archery Gear on a Budget—Best Buys This Year
Archery industry manufacturers seem to have fractured into two factions lately. On one side you have high-end, uber-expensive equipment that while…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single…
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Paddling With Your Kids—How To Get Started

Paddling With Your Kids—How To Get Started
Whether you head out for a day across the bay or a jaunt into the wilds for a week-long adventure, paddling is one of the best outdoor activities you…
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Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today

Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today
Note: The following was adapted from Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids, By Eugene Buchanan, which is available on the author’s website.  It…
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6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun

6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun
Getting your kids into the paddle sports is all about keeping the fun quotient high and the hassle factor low. Our water sport expert shares his…
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Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water

Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water
“I Spy”: (“I spy something green, something wet, etc.”) – perhaps make a rule that it can only be something people…
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How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking

How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking
There once was a time when carrying electronic devices with us into the great outdoors was pretty much unthinkable. Fragile and expensive, such…
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How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids

How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids
When it comes to fishing with kids, conventional wisdom says to find a place where they can catch any fish with a high level of frequency and…
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Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro

Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro
Four-wheeling is a hands-on experience. You can gather a lot of driving tips from online stories, magazine articles and books, but to really get a…
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National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun

National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun
The National Shooting Sports Foundation has designated August as National Shooting Sports Month. This annual event is your chance to invite a friend…
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WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro

WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro
In August, Bryan Maess and his group were fishing near the mouth of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. A GoPro camera mounted on the…
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WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!

WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!
  This wakeboarder glided up next to his boat in style, managed to catch a beer, and then…you’ll just have to see what…
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10 Best Outdoor Festivals in Oregon

10 Best Outdoor Festivals in Oregon
From its rugged coast and gorgeous rivers to its stunning mountains and deep forests, Oregon is an outdoor wonderland. So, why not celebrate all that…
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How to Scout Deer the Easy Way

How to Scout Deer the Easy Way
The problem with scouting whitetails during mid-summer is that the woods are as uninviting as they’ll be all year. From hordes of mosquitoes to…
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