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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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5 Amazing Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Arizona

5 Amazing Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Arizona
You’ve been warned. Dirt biking in Arizona is highly addictive. Experts and rookies alike can enjoy Arizona’s vast terrain and diverse…
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10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Arizona

10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Arizona
Arizona might not be the land of 10,000 lakes, but there’s no shortage of high-quality fishing spots spread across the state. In order to catch…
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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: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in Arizona

Camping Done Right: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in Arizona
Going camping? You’re in luck. Arizona is filled with some fantastic campgrounds where you can get closer to nature. But before you set out for…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Arizona

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Arizona
Sit back and relax because it’s camping season. Arizona is home to some spectacular camping opportunities from the thick northern forests to…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Arizona

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Arizona
Arizona isn’t just warm weather and air conditioning. The Grand Canyon State is filled with beautiful Southwestern terrain including sprawling…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Arizona

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Arizona
Glamping, or glamorous camping, is supremely underrated. It’s a way to enjoy the great outdoors without sacrificing the convenience of modern…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Arizona

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Arizona
Are you looking to enjoy the great outdoors? Forget about the same old campgrounds. Backpacking allows you to fully disconnect from the world and…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Arizona

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Arizona
Take your workout to a whole new level by heading out to a local trail. These great trail running spots let you enjoy the desert’s natural…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Arizona

5 Energizing Hikes in Arizona
If you’re looking for a hike to challenge you a bit, Arizona is your best bet. The Grand Canyon State, with its arid climate, vast deserts, and…
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Making the Most Out of Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

Making the Most Out of Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
What’s on your list of must-see destinations in Arizona? Local outdoor enthusiasts have no shortage of beautiful state parks to visit. But the…
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5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Arizona

5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Arizona
Are you looking to go birdwatching in Arizona? You’re in luck. Arizona is a breeding ground for an amazingly diverse range of bird species. In…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Arizona

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Arizona
Are you looking to go hiking? You’re in luck. There’s no shortage of epic hiking opportunities around Arizona. The southern part of the…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Arizona

5 Great Hiking Trails in Arizona
Arizona is a hiker’s paradise. It’s filled with diverse mountain ranges offering beautiful views and breathtaking scenery. Experience…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Arizona

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Arizona
Arizona is a hiker’s paradise. The state’s diverse landscape makes for some of the most breathtaking treks in the United States. Whether…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Arizona

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Arizona
Arizona is known for being hot. Like, really hot. So you can’t blame locals for trying to find new ways to cool off from the heat. One such…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Arizona

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Arizona
Looking for a thrill? You don’t have to look very hard in Arizona. There’s no shortage of exciting activities to do. Hiking, horseback…
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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 Arizona

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Arizona
For a landlocked state in the middle of the Sonoran Desert, Arizona is home to some fantastic kayaking locations. Don’t be deterred if…
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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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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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5 Best Fishing Spots in Arizona

5 Best Fishing Spots in Arizona
Arizona may not be the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but that doesn’t mean it’s without great fishing spots. There are some truly unique fishing…
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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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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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