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Best Places to Fish in the South This Fall

Best Places to Fish in the South This Fall
Redfish are starting to move inshore and set up at the mouths of bays, inlets and deltas as their annual spawning run commences. The bottom line for…
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Fish Here This Fall—5 Reel-screaming Adventures

Fish Here This Fall—5 Reel-screaming Adventures
Autumn is the season of dynamic changes for fishermen, and sort of a mirror image of spring. Where spawning runs typically define spring fishing,…
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5 Amazing Water Trails You Need To Try Right Now!

5 Amazing Water Trails You Need To Try Right Now!
Mountains have them, municipalities have them, so why shouldn’t waterways have them as well? I’m talking about trails that keep you on a…
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How To Find Your Deer After The Shot

How To Find Your Deer After The Shot
Despite what we may see on television, deer usually do not drop in their tracks at the shot. Sometimes, too, “stuff” happens and the shot…
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Hunting: How to Read the Land for Deer

Hunting: How to Read the Land for Deer
Most how-to deer hunting pieces tell you how to set a treestand or how to trim a shooting lane. Some may even offer some wisdom on setting up between…
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Bowhunting—How To Hunt The Awful October Lull

Bowhunting—How To Hunt The Awful October Lull
Most bowhunters view early- to mid-October (the October Lull) as a waste of their time in the deer woods. The biggest misconception about the Lull is…
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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions
The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
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4WD Survival—5 Things To Have When You're Really Stuck

4WD Survival—5 Things To Have When You're Really Stuck
Getting stuck is an unavoidable part of driving off-road. But there’s a difference between garden-variety stuck and the big stuck: the mud…
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Fall Camping Essentials—10 Items You Need to Have

Fall Camping Essentials—10 Items You Need to Have
Every year, it feels like the summer camping and backpacking season flies by in a flash. If where you live is like my region of the US, your outdoor…
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WATCH: Seal smacks kayaker with octopus

WATCH: Seal smacks kayaker with octopus
  A group was kayaking on New Zealand’s South Island when they had a truly unique experience with a seal. While fur seals are commonly…
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10 Best Outdoor Fall Activities in Mississippi

10 Best Outdoor Fall Activities in Mississippi
Are you ready for fall foliage, bonfires, and cooler weather? Mississippi sees its share of hot summer days and fall is the perfect time to step…
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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 Mississippi

10 Best Archery Outfitters in Mississippi
Mississippi is well known for its outdoor lifestyle, especially when it comes to archery. The state plays home to several top-notch archery stores…
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5 Best Fishing Spots in Mississippi

5 Best Fishing Spots in Mississippi
In Mississippi, veteran anglers and inexperienced fishermen and women alike will find no shortage of incredible fishing spots to discover. From lakes…
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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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A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.
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 Mississippi

Camping Done Right: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in Mississippi
When you’re heading out into the wilderness to camp, it’s imperative to be prepared. Fortunately for those in Mississippi, you’re…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Mississippi

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Mississippi
Camping on the water is an unforgettable experience. The combination of the sand, waves, and rustic landscapes make it seem like you're a million…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Mississippi

 5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Mississippi
Mississippi is full of natural wonder, and there's no better way to enjoy it than by grabbing a backpack and spending some time immersed in nature.…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Mississippi

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Mississippi
Every once in awhile, it does the heart good to just unplug and escape into nature. This is an especially important lesson to reinforce when you have…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Mississippi

 5 Awesome RV Campsites in Mississippi
In Mississippi, there are plenty of beautiful places to camp, explore, and enjoy the outdoors. From national parks to privately held campgrounds,…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Mississippi

 5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Mississippi
Whether you're training for a marathon or just want the freedom that comes from running, finding a good trail is essential. With all of the beautiful…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Mississippi

 5 Energizing Hikes in Mississippi
If you’re looking for a hike that feels a little more like a workout and less like a leisurely stroll, there are several routes throughout the…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Mississippi

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Mississippi
Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor adventurer or a novice hiker in Mississippi, you’ll be glad to find a store that caters directly to…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Tishomingo State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Tishomingo State Park
You can’t put a price on memories, but some memories are made more inexpensively than others. Some of your best ones come from family…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Clarcko State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Clarcko State Park
With 24 state parks spread out all across the state, Mississippi offers plenty of opportunities to plan an exciting outdoor adventure. With the…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Mississippi

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Mississippi
From the plains of the Delta to the shores of the Sound, birding enthusiasts have plenty of options for watching the many species found throughout…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Mississippi

5 Great Hiking Trails in Mississippi
If you’re looking to traverse the trails with your family, Mississippi has an abundance of beautiful hiking opportunities for you. From loop…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Mississippi

 5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Mississippi
Getting out and being active in nature is one of the best things a person can do to stay fit. Hiking is an activity that's both relaxing and…
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5 Best Watersport Retailers in Mississippi

5 Best Watersport Retailers in Mississippi
Can’t get enough of the water? If you’re in Mississippi, you’re in good company. Watersports seem to be a way of life for many,…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Mississippi

 5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Mississippi
Paddleboarding is a great way to have fun on the water without having to spend a ton of time practicing. Whether you're new to the sport or you're an…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Mississippi

 5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Mississippi
If you love being near the water, chances are you'll enjoy riding on a jet ski. Jet skis, also known as personal water crafts (PWC) or water…
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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 Mississippi

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Mississippi
Mississippi is a great place for beginners to find places to kayak. Although there are certainly a few challenging whitewater areas to be found, most…
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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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