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Best Places to Fish in the East This Fall

Best Places to Fish in the East This Fall
A smorgasbord of baitfish is served up to striped bass in the fall as they make their way south along the Atlantic coast from Maine to their…
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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 Massachusetts

10 Best Outdoor Fall Activities in Massachusetts
Fall in Massachusetts brings with it some amazing scenery, and there’s no better way to enjoy it than while taking part in outdoor activities.…
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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 Massachusetts

10 Best Archery Outfitters in Massachusetts
If the world of arrows, bows, quivers and targets excites you, you’re no doubt an archery fan. Whether you’re highly skilled or just…
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5 Best Fishing Spots in Massachusetts

5 Best Fishing Spots in Massachusetts
Massachusetts boasts the Atlantic Ocean as one of its borders, and its replete with fish, lobster, and more. There’s something ethereal,…
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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: 5 Essential Outdoor Stores in Massachusetts

Camping Done Right: 5 Essential Outdoor Stores in Massachusetts
You’re ready to hit the great outdoors and go camping under the stars. Is it time to buy or replace any camping equipment? The top-notch…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Massachusetts

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Massachusetts
Camping is the perfect way to get back to nature. Sleeping under the stars is peaceful and refreshing. A beach campsite adds something even more…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Massachusetts

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Massachusetts
It’s time to sleep under the stars in some of Massachusetts’ most beautiful unspoiled wilderness. From Mount Washington to the…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Massachusetts

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Massachusetts
Warm weather brings with it the longing for the great outdoors—and what better way is there to experience Mother Nature than to go camping? An…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Massachusetts

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Massachusetts
RV camping gives us the best of both worlds. If you’re looking to disconnect without losing access to our modern conveniences, loading up the…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Massachusetts

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Massachusetts
To get the heart pumping among beautiful scenery, take your morning run to a trail immersed in nature. Trail running has grown in popularity over the…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Energizing Hikes in Massachusetts
For a hike that invigorates both mind and body, there are an abundance of routes through Massachusetts’ dense forests and alongside reservoirs…
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Making the Most Out of Nickerson State Park

Making the Most Out of Nickerson State Park
When it comes to rustic charm and beauty, nothing beats New England. Specifically, nothing beats Massachusetts. As far as diverse natural wonders go,…
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5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Massachusetts
Birdwatching is a wonderful pastime. Combining that passion with a love of hiking makes for a magnificent way to pass an afternoon. From flourishing…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Massachusetts

Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Massachusetts
When you’re planning your next hike, it’s important to outfit yourself with the proper gear. From footwear, to water bottles, to…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Boston Harbor Islands is comprised of 13 islands, of which six are accessible to the public via ferry. The ferries may be accessed at Long Wharf…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Massachusetts

5 Great Hiking Trails in Massachusetts
Hiking is a favorite pastime in Massachusetts—especially for families. The cost-effective outdoor adventure encourages good health and an…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Massachusetts
No matter the season, Massachusetts affords some of the most breathtaking views for its hikers. Whether you’re planning to hike for an hour or…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Massachusetts

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Massachusetts
Stand up paddleboarding—or SUP—has fast become one of the most popular leisure watersports around. With a sense of adventure, a bit of…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Massachusetts

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Massachusetts
Jet skis are the perfect small watercraft to enjoy a day on the water. They’re easy to drive, and can be operated in Massachusetts by those…
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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 Massachusetts

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Massachusetts
Kayaking is an ever-growing sport, with people splashing through rapids and hugging the coastline’s shores. Beginner kayakers can’t…
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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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