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Some Bold Flavors Arrive From Grill Your Ass Off This Summer

Some Bold Flavors Arrive From Grill Your Ass Off This Summer

There is a known difference between grilling meat at home on your BBQ and doing it over a campfire in the woods. Not only is the experience very…
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Industrial Strength Twist Ties: One Tie to Rule Them All

Industrial Strength Twist Ties: One Tie to Rule Them All

Whether you’re an avid outdoors enthusiast or an experienced survivalist, you know the importance of having good cordage. Cordage is a loosely…
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Looking For a New Flashlight? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Looking For a New Flashlight? Here’s What You Need to Know.

There are so many flashlights on the market that it can be an exhausting search that mainly ends with you finding the best brands and sticking to the…
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5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Michigan

5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Michigan

Michigan has a long-standing reputation as the center of motoring in the United States, and with good reason. Michigan is pretty much where the car…
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10 Best Archery Outfitters in Michigan

10 Best Archery Outfitters in Michigan

Archery is a serious practice in Michigan. Whether it’s bow hunting or simply target practice, Michigan folk have a passion for the sport. But…
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5 Best Fishing Spots in Michigan

5 Best Fishing Spots in Michigan

Ask a fisherman or woman in Michigan where the best place to catch fish is, and they’ll tell you...absolutely nothing. That’s how coveted…
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10 Best Archery Outfitters in America

10 Best Archery Outfitters in America

What makes a good archer or bowhunter? The right equipment and time spent devoted to perfecting your shot. It takes a combination of skill, speed,…
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8 Things to Consider Before Buying an RV

8 Things to Consider Before Buying an RV

Investing in a recreational vehicle (RV) is a big decision. Whether you're buying an older model that's used but still reliable or a shiny new Class…
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Campfire Eats: 7 Simple Summer Campsite Recipes

Campfire Eats: 7 Simple Summer Campsite Recipes

For many folks, meal planning is the biggest thing to worry about when getting ready for a camping trip. Whether you’re backpacking, car…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Michigan

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Michigan

Join in on the paddleboarding craze. With so much water around, it's easy to find places to paddleboard in Michigan. You'll need flat, relatively…
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5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Michigan

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Michigan

Kayaking can be a difficult sport for those without experience, but Michigan is a kayaker’s paradise. Surrounded by the Great Lakes, you can…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Michigan

5 Energizing Hikes in Michigan

When the beginner hike is too easy, it’s time to try a new challenge. Don't worry, Michigan's got you covered. There are more…
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5 Best Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Michigan

5 Best Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Michigan

Michigan’s dirt biking scene is world-class. From the state’s pristine trails to its muddy wide-open spaces, the acreage for dirt biking…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Michigan

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Michigan

The jet ski is perhaps the ultimate assertion of speed and water fun in Michigan. With so much water readily available, there's no shortage of places…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Michigan

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Michigan

Michigan's state motto is, in the original Latin, "Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice." Translated to English this means, "If you seek a…
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ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Cedar Creek Motorsport Trail

ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Cedar Creek Motorsport Trail

Michigan has an incredible off-roading tradition, and there are plenty of places to enjoy some motorized action in natural environments. Today, we're…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Michigan

5 Great Hiking Trails in Michigan

Michigan is a state packed full to the brim with natural beauty, from the bottom of the mitten to the northernmost peak of the Upper Peninsula.…
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Seasonal Repairs: Make Your Camping Gear Last Longer

Seasonal Repairs: Make Your Camping Gear Last Longer

Maintaining your camping gear in the offseason, including proper storage, cleaning and repairs, will help make it last longer and save you money on…
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7 Best Motorsport Retailers in Michigan

7 Best Motorsport Retailers in Michigan

Off-roading in Michigan is one of the state's great pastimes. Michigan's natural beauty often makes it particularly amenable to such activities,…
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Find the Best Place to Shoot Your Bow - Archery Tips

Find the Best Place to Shoot Your Bow - Archery Tips

Archery is a lot of fun, but whether you’re a seasoned bowhunter or just getting in to target shooting, becoming a better archer hinges on one…
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Thawing Out: 10 Camping Destinations for an Early Spring Getaway

Thawing Out: 10 Camping Destinations for an Early Spring Getaway

Spring weather has arrived and that means it's time to dig the camping gear out of the storage closet and get ready for a new season. While you can…
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Best Tips for Catching Spring Bass Right Now!

Best Tips for Catching Spring Bass Right Now!

Bass are America’s favorite sportfish and also the most accessible. Whether they’re the largemouth, spotted or smallmouth variety, bass…
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Camping—5 Amazing Destinations To Try Right Now

Camping—5 Amazing Destinations To Try Right Now

Now that spring is in the air and warmer temperatures are nearly upon us, it’s time to start thinking about that first camping excursion of the…
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5 Sneaky Ways To Fool Pressured Gobblers

5 Sneaky Ways To Fool Pressured Gobblers

Most turkey hunters will openly admit that every male turkey they encounter in spring is different. Just as no two hunts are the same, no two…
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How to Prep Your ATV for Spring Riding

How to Prep Your ATV for Spring Riding

In many parts of the United States, winter is a long season of waiting until you can ride your ATV once again. When spring comes, however, it's not…
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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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5 Awesome DIY Hunts You Can Take This Year

5 Awesome DIY Hunts You Can Take This Year

Is there a greater gift—or a more appealing challenge—for an American hunter than chasing game across public land, using only your…
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10 Essential Pieces of Gear for Paddle-Sports Beginners

10 Essential Pieces of Gear for Paddle-Sports Beginners

Feeling ready to dip a paddle into some cool waters this summer?  Take your pick from kayaking, canoeing or stand-up paddleboarding….but…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Michigan

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Michigan

With longer, warmer days comes thoughts of family camping trips. Packing up the kids for a weekend and heading out into nature makes for a memorable…
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10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Michigan

10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Michigan

In a state so full of lakes and rivers as Michigan is, it's no surprise that fishing is a very big deal. From salmon to trout to the good old…
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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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ATVs—Here’s How to Find The Best Riding Trails

ATVs—Here’s How to Find The Best Riding Trails

“Where can I ride my new ATV?” That’s the number one question fielded by the nation’s powersports dealers and approximately…
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10 Awesome Vacations Your Fishing Family Will Love

10 Awesome Vacations Your Fishing Family Will Love

Fishing with the family is always funs, but  not everybody who lives under your roof may like to fish 24/7. And if you have teens, they might…
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5 Basic Rules to Follow for Kayaking Safety

5 Basic Rules to Follow for Kayaking Safety

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced paddler, anytime you head out onto the water, safety must be a primary concern. Water and weather…
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The 10 Most Scenic Motorcycle Routes in the U.S.

The 10 Most Scenic Motorcycle Routes in the U.S.

There’s nothing that feels quite as free as exploring the United States’ spectacular landscapes from behind the handlebars of motorcycle.…
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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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10 Best 4x4 Vacation Adventures in the USA

10 Best 4x4 Vacation Adventures in the USA

We go four-wheeling for many reasons. One is the challenge of traveling tough terrain armed with driving skill and the mechanical capabilities…
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10 Best Bass Waters Off The Beaten Path

10 Best Bass Waters Off The Beaten Path

The names of some bass fisheries resonate with anglers on a national scale: Okeechobee, Kentucky Lake, Guntersville, Havasu, Clear Lake, Lake Fork,…
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Make The Most Of The Trout Fishing Opener

Make The Most Of The Trout Fishing Opener

There is a misconception that fly-fishing has taken over trout fishing and that if you’re not toting a whippy seven-foot rod and looking to…
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How To Tap Local Fishing Communities For The Best Angling

How To Tap Local Fishing Communities For The Best Angling

There are a lot of fishing opportunities out there that may seem exotic or hard to come by at first. Dig a little deeper, though, and you’ll…
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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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8 Things You’ll Need to Get Started on a Dirt Bike

8 Things You’ll Need to Get Started on a Dirt Bike

As a beginner to dirt bike riding, there are a lot of ins and outs to learn—and sometimes you'll get some bumps and bruises throughout that…
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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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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Michigan

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Michigan

Everyone knows that camping can be a great way to escape back to our roots—closer to nature. For those who miss their creature comforts and…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Michigan

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Michigan

Michigan is one of the greatest destinations around for backpackers, and with good reason. After all, with so many lakes, rivers and forests, there's…
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5 Great Early-Spring Camping Destinations

5 Great Early-Spring Camping Destinations

Spring may be just around the corner, but many parts of the country are only now starting to thaw out from a long, cold winter. If you’re…
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Thawing Out: 5 Tips for Spring Turkey Hunting

Thawing Out: 5 Tips for Spring Turkey Hunting

Many states offer spring archery seasons for turkey—and that’s awesome news, because spring is an excellent time to bag a gobbler. Spring…
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Antler Hikes—A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids

Antler Hikes—A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids

Taking your family on an antler hike puts a new twist on spring day hikes and sharpens everyone’s abilities to observe what’s around them…
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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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