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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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5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Gas This Summer

5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Gas This Summer
Fuel prices are a lot like the weather: Lots of folks talk about them, but there’s not much you can do about them. The price at the pump…
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WATCH: What happens when you put a GoPro on a cannonball?

WATCH: What happens when you put a GoPro on a cannonball?
When a seventh grader was tasked with putting together a project for her science fair, she got creative. The student and her family fashioned a…
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How to Choose Your First Handgun—Step Outside

How to Choose Your First Handgun—Step Outside
The term “handgun” covers a lot of ground, from easy-to-conceal pocket pistols to specialty single-shots designed for hunting big game.…
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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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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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Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps
Learning how to properly pack a backpack is a true art form that every outdoor enthusiast should master. Whether you’re heading into the…
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WATCH: Fearless crane protects family from alligator

WATCH: Fearless crane protects family from alligator
On a golf course in Port Charlotte, Florida, resident Eric Drexler captured incredible footage of a father Sandhill crane intimidating an…
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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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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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WATCH: Dolphin bodyslams paddleboarder

WATCH: Dolphin bodyslams paddleboarder
In the waters off Gracetown in southwest Australia, Andrew Hill was enjoying a beautiful day paddling. Suddenly, a pod of dolphins appeared in…
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7 Simple Rules Every Paddler Should Know

7 Simple Rules Every Paddler Should Know
Getting out on the water is one of the most relaxing ways to enjoy summer days outdoors. To keep everyone safe and to enjoy your paddling days even…
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How to Kayak: The Basics Made Easy

How to Kayak: The Basics Made Easy
Contrary to popular belief, you don't need many technical skills to go paddling because today's craft are more stable than ever. The hardest part is…
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How To Get Started In The Paddlesports

How To Get Started In The Paddlesports
Welcome to the wonderful world of paddlesports, where water whisks you away into a magical paradise and pastime you can pursue forever with family…
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This Year’s Best Luxury Camping Items for Spring and Summer

This Year’s Best Luxury Camping Items for Spring and Summer
Picture this camping scene: you wake up from a night sleeping peacefully under the stars and reach for a cup of joe, but instead of cowboy coffee,…
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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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WATCH: Epic showdown between bobcat and rattlesnake

WATCH: Epic showdown between bobcat and rattlesnake
In Scottsdale, Arizona, a woman named Laura Lucky captured a battle between a rattlesnake and a bobcat that is almost too incredible to…
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Archery—Find the Best Place to Shoot Your Bow

Archery—Find the Best Place to Shoot Your Bow
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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Scope Mounting—How to Get It Perfect Every Time

Scope Mounting—How to Get It Perfect Every Time
Scopes are a fixture on today’s rifles and one primary factor in how they will perform is how well they are installed. It’s not all that…
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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love
Spring is walking time, whether you’ve chosen to hike to your favorite lake or get out on trails that finally are snow-free. Here are six boots…
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Camping Gear—10 Best New Products for Summer

Camping Gear—10 Best New Products for Summer
There is nothing quite like a spring or summer camping trip to help us reconnect with nature and recharge our batteries. The warmer weather is a…
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This Year’s Best Turkey Loads for Spring Gobblers

This Year’s Best Turkey Loads for Spring Gobblers
Time was that hunters went after gobblers with No. 2 lead shot and whatever shotgun they owned. And for those just getting in to turkey hunting,…
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WATCH: Magnificent elephant exhibits unusual behavior

WATCH: Magnificent elephant exhibits unusual behavior
At Nagarhole National Park in Karnataka, India, a wild Asian elephant was captured on camera displaying an incredibly unique behavior. The…
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Why April is the Best Time to Save Big on Ski Passes

Why April is the Best Time to Save Big on Ski Passes
Every April, single- and multi-resort ski passes go on sale for the following year, with most resorts offering their deepest discounts in spring.…
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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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4 new ways to tag public-land turkeys right now

4 new ways to tag public-land turkeys right now
Across America vast amounts of public land are open to spring turkey hunting. State-owned wildlife management areas, Bureau of Land Management lands,…
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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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Best New 2018 Trucks from Ford, GM and RAM

Best New 2018 Trucks from Ford, GM and RAM
It’s a great time to be in the market for a new pickup truck, especially for those who love the outdoors. All three Detroit makers have…
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Shoot Like A Pro With These 7 Simple Steps

Shoot Like A Pro With These 7 Simple Steps
The key to becoming a good shooter is that you and your rifle must work in unison. Good shooting starts by learning to control your breathing and…
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Get Started In Archery The Easy Way

Get Started In Archery The Easy Way
If you're a newcomer to archery and just getting ready to make your first bow purchase, the great news is that there are plenty of new bows available…
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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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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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10 Amazingly Affordable Ski Resorts for Spring Break

10 Amazingly Affordable Ski Resorts for Spring Break
Large ski resorts boasting high-speed quad chairs, multiple dining venues, and scenic ski base villages aren’t the only option for your spring…
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WATCH: Stalked by a Mountain Lion

WATCH: Stalked by a Mountain Lion
While setting up wildlife cameras just north of the Campbell River on Vancouver Island, Adam Bartsch pressed the record button when a 140-pound…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Indiana

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Indiana
There is nothing more peaceful than birdwatching. Being surrounded by nature, listening to the calls of the various species of birds, and feeling the…
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5 Best Fishing Holes in Indiana

5 Best Fishing Holes in Indiana
If you’re looking for the ultimate angling adventure, Indiana is an incredible choice. From man-made rivers and streams to glacial lakes and…
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WATCH: Daring Deer Takes Incredible Leap into Ohio River

WATCH: Daring Deer Takes Incredible Leap into Ohio River
Folks outside of the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, were treated to an incredible surprise on the morning of February 26. In this…
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Pattern your shotgun for turkeys

Pattern your shotgun for turkeys
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia: Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Wilderness Survival, First Aid Turkeys…
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Shotgun gauge and shot size

Shotgun gauge and shot size
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia: Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Wilderness Survival, First Aid The system of…
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Campfire 101

Campfire 101
When it comes to having a safe and comfortable camping experience, the ability to make a fire is critical. Whether it’s aiding in an emergency…
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Field care and dressing of fish

Field care and dressing of fish
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Fresh and Saltwater Fishing If you sit down at the dinner table and bite into a poor-tasting…
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WATCH: Breathtaking Big Cat Speeds Past Trail Camera

WATCH: Breathtaking Big Cat Speeds Past Trail Camera
A trail camera in the San Gabriel Mountains of California captured some truly cinematic footage of a mountain lion racing through the hills at…
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WATCH: Man Catches Record Bass with his Bare Hands

WATCH: Man Catches Record Bass with his Bare Hands
Now that’s something you don’t see every day. In Blountsville, Alabama, Robert Earl Woodard leaned over a dock to put a small bait…
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