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Camping Done Right: 6 Essential Outdoor Stores in Oklahoma

Camping Done Right: 6 Essential Outdoor Stores in Oklahoma
When you go camping, you want to know that your equipment is going to stand up to the elements. It needs to be lightweight enough to carry on the…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Oklahoma

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Oklahoma
There’s nothing better than a nighttime bonfire by the lake with friends and family, sleeping under the stars in the great outdoors. Oklahoma…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Oklahoma

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Oklahoma
Oklahoma has some stunning landscapes best experienced via hiking. If you’re looking for a weekend backpack camping trip, this is your state.…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Oklahoma

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Oklahoma
Oklahoma offers some excellent family campsites that bring together kid-friendly fun and the rustic nature of pitching a tent in the wilderness.…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Oklahoma

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Oklahoma
Oklahoma isn’t just a state that you should drive through when you’re RVing. There are many great stops around the state where you can…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Oklahoma

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Oklahoma
Running on trails in Oklahoma can be challenging and rewarding. The state has some wonderful running trails with different terrains and ecosystems.…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Oklahoma

5 Energizing Hikes in Oklahoma
Nothing compares to fresh air in your lungs and the sounds of nature all around you as your heart pumps along your revitalizing hike. For something a…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Oklahoma

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Oklahoma
Oklahoma has some wonderful trails for hiking, whether you want a short day trip or a longer trek into nature. But the first thing you need to do is…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Bernice State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Bernice State Park
On the northwest corner of Grand Lake sits Bernice State Park. Featuring RV and tent campsites on the lake’s edge, world-class fishing, and…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Gloss Mountain State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Gloss Mountain State Park
From its magnificent rivers to its rolling landscapes, Oklahoma is one of the most naturally stunning states in the U.S. To best experience what this…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Oklahoma

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Oklahoma
The experience of observing wildlife in its natural habitat can be breathtaking. Across the state of Oklahoma, you’ll find a variety of…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Oklahoma

5 Great Hiking Trails in Oklahoma
Getting your family involved in hiking is an excellent way to not only improve your health, but spend some quality time with your loved ones.…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Oklahoma

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Oklahoma
Oklahoma is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States. The terrain is varied, from the sparkling lakes of the northeast, the…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Oklahoma

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Oklahoma
Stand-up paddleboarding, often referred to as SUP, is really catching on in Oklahoma. There are a quite a few places that rent paddleboards if you…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Oklahoma

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Oklahoma
With over 200 lakes, Oklahoma offers some great locations for all types of watersports. Jet skiing is very popular on most of the lakes, but there…
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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 Oklahoma

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Oklahoma
Oklahoma has over 200 lakes and more than 167,000 miles of rivers and streams. No matter where you are in this great state, you’re never very…
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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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10 Best Archery Outfitters in Oklahoma

10 Best Archery Outfitters in Oklahoma
Whether it’s for bow hunting or target shooting, Oklahomans know a thing or two about archery. Maintaining your equipment and staying up to…
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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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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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WATCH: Hippo races after tour boat

WATCH: Hippo races after tour boat
A group of people on the Pangolin Photo Safari on the Chobe River in Botswana were greeted by an unlikely guest while zipping across the water. A…
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How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range
When it comes to long-range shooting at big game animals like deer and elk, the best advice is don’t do it. Do your hunting before you pull the…
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Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now

Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now
What if I told you about a hunting opportunity that’s happening right now, which offers abundant access to productive land, requires a minimum…
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10 Best Outdoor Festivals in Oklahoma

10 Best Outdoor Festivals in Oklahoma
Festival season is finally here, and there’s no better way to celebrate than getting outside. There’s an outdoor-themed festival to suit…
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Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For

Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For
People have a lot of methods for picking a puppy, but most of them involve trying to evaluate a litter of six-week olds to find the right…
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WATCH: Mountain biker plummets 30 feet in epic crash

WATCH: Mountain biker plummets 30 feet in epic crash
While competing in the Red Bull Rampage, a freeride mountain bike competition held in Utah, rider Nicholi Rogatkin withstood one of the most…
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Trail Cameras: How to Choose the Best for Deer Hunting

Trail Cameras: How to Choose the Best for Deer Hunting
A couple of years ago I walked up to a trail camera in north-central Wisconsin to check the images. When I opened it up to retrieve the SD card, I…
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Car Camping--5 Amazing Destinations for Ultimate Adventure

Car Camping--5 Amazing Destinations for Ultimate Adventure
There’s something downright elegant about stripping life down to its basic elements: shelter and food (and, ideally, good company). We’re…
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Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro

Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro
The handgun is the toughest of the three primary firearms to master. Rifles and shotguns are fired from the shoulder, which provides a more stable…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America

5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America
Summer is here and now is the best time to enjoy a whitewater adventure with friends and family. Outfitted trips can be found all across the U.S. and…
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How to Choose the Best Times to Fish

How to Choose the Best Times to Fish
The best time to go fishing is whenever you can. While that old maxim has merit and speaks to the value of fishing just for the fun of it, there are…
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