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Best Places to Fish on the West Coast This Fall

Best Places to Fish on the West Coast This Fall
For offshore saltwater fishermen, tuna grab most of the attention along the Pacific Coast in autumn as the pelagic fish work their way up the coast…
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9 Best Outdoor Fall Activities in Oregon

9 Best Outdoor Fall Activities in Oregon
During the fall, Oregon has fun happenings around every corner. Whether you’re looking for a bicycling brewery tour through Portland or spooky…
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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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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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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: 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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