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Archery Gear—10 Best New Products of the Year

Archery Gear—10 Best New Products of the Year
In January, I spent three days cruising the aisles of the annual Archery Trade Association Show, which was held in Louisville, Kentucky. The ATA Show…
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Turkey Hunting—How to Get Started The Easy Way

Turkey Hunting—How to Get Started The Easy Way
Wild turkeys can be alternately the easiest and most available game animals to hunt and also the most elusive and diabolically maddening. They live…
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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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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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Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks

Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks
Spring is finally here, which means sunshine and warmer temperatures aren’t far behind. But before you hit the trail for your first hike,…
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Handgun Shooting—4 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Skills

Handgun Shooting—4 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Skills
If you are a new handgun owner, it’s important that you seek some training in the basics of shooting. Learning the rules of gun safety is also…
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31 Quick & Easy Trail Tips For First-Time Four-Wheelers

31 Quick & Easy Trail Tips For First-Time Four-Wheelers
If you just bought your first 4x4, congratulations! But if you’re new to the world of four-wheeling, the notion of putting that brand-new truck…
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8 Amazing Off-Slope Activities You Need To Try

8 Amazing Off-Slope Activities You Need To Try
Even if you don’t ski or snowboard—or you just don’t want to ride chairlifts every day of your mountain…
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5 Best Ski Destinations in Virginia

5 Best Ski Destinations in Virginia
If you live on Virginia’s east coast near the beach, you could be forgiven for not knowing that the northern and western areas of the state are…
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WATCH: Skier’s helmet cam captures terrifying avalanche

WATCH: Skier’s helmet cam captures terrifying avalanche
  While skiing Guardsman Pass in Park City, Utah last week, a man saw his life flash before his eyes. Wearing a helmet camera, the skier…
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Motorcycles—How To Get Started On Two Wheels

Motorcycles—How To Get Started On Two Wheels
Motorcycle riding offers lots of ways for outdoor enthusiasts to get into the sport—even if you’ve never ridden before. And though…
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How To Raise Your Kids To Be Expert Skiers

How To Raise Your Kids To Be Expert Skiers
When I take my three kids skiing, everyone carries their own gear, puts on their own boots and helmets, and gets themselves easily out onto the…
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Predator Hunting—How To Get Started The Easy Way

Predator Hunting—How To Get Started The Easy Way
It’s February, and the first turkey seasons are still weeks away. If you don’t have frozen water where you live, then you can’t…
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How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips

How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips
After a long winter, you’re no doubt itching to get back on your favorite trails, and inspired to explore new ones. But are you spring hiking…
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How To Tap Into The Pre-Spawn Bass Bonanza

How To Tap Into The Pre-Spawn Bass Bonanza
Catching bass is never an easy proposition. As winter gradually morphs into early spring, however, it becomes less of a challenge. Dynamic changes…
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Youth Trap—How to Join In the Fun Right Now

Youth Trap—How to Join In the Fun Right Now
In the world we live in today with guns socially demonized and most schools being gun-free zones with zero tolerance, who would have imagined that in…
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Bowhunting Turkeys: 6 Smart Ways to Prep Right Now

Bowhunting Turkeys: 6 Smart Ways to Prep Right Now
Last year’s turkey season treated me very well, with four longbeards falling to my arrows in three different states. A bit of luck certainly…
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How to Get Started with Winter Camping

How to Get Started with Winter Camping
For many experienced outdoorsmen and women, the very idea of winter camping sounds terrifying. After all, the idea of spending the entire time…
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Man jogging in Colorado kills mountain lion in self-defense

Man jogging in Colorado kills mountain lion in self-defense
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department is reporting a mountain lion attack at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space on Monday, Feb. 4. A trail runner…
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How To Keep Firearms Safe In Your Home

How To Keep Firearms Safe In Your Home
Perhaps you’ve finally taken the leap and purchased your first firearm. Or maybe you’re thinking about buying your first handgun or…
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National Parks: How To Book The Best Campsites

National Parks: How To Book The Best Campsites
If you’re planning a spring or summer camping trip to one of our national parks, now is the time to book your campsite reservations. Whether…
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How To Hunt Ducks The Easy Way

How To Hunt Ducks The Easy Way
Duck hunting is one of the easiest hunting sports for new shotgunners to expand into. Ample public-land hunting opportunities abound for waterfowlers…
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Snowmobiles And ATVs: How To Find The Best Winter Rides

Snowmobiles And ATVs: How To Find The Best Winter Rides
Weeks before the official start of winter, snowmobile riders are heading for high elevations in the Rockies in search of groomed trails leading to…
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Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm

Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm
One of the best things about hiking is that it is an outdoor activity that you can do all year long. So why is that so many avid hikers hang up their…
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How To Catch More Winter Bass And Walleyes Right Now!

How To Catch More Winter Bass And Walleyes Right Now!
Regardless of where they swim, fish don’t stop eating just because it’s winter. Granted, their metabolism slows and they don’t…
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Where To Find The Best Skiing And Snowboarding

Where To Find The Best Skiing And Snowboarding
Cue the family ski vacation. Early snow reports are confirming that there has never been a better year to plan a hot chocolate-drinking, board…
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Youth Archery: How To Get Your Kids Started The Easy Way

Youth Archery: How To Get Your Kids Started The Easy Way
As the father of twin seven-year-olds, I’m always looking for ways to get my girls involved in the things I love to do. One activity I thought…
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10 Best Ice Skating Rinks in Virginia

10 Best Ice Skating Rinks in Virginia
When the weather starts to cool, nothing quite puts you in the mood of the season better than lacing up a pair of skates and hitting the ice! Whether…
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10 Best Winter Camping Spots in Virginia

10 Best Winter Camping Spots in Virginia
Winter camping in Virginia is a treat, even with the somewhat unpredictable weather. Most years it gets cold and snowy in the mountainous regions of…
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5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!
If you’re one of those hikers or backpackers who puts away your outdoor gear for the winter, you really are missing out on one of the most…
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What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival HYPOTHERMIA Hypothermia is one of the major causes of death…
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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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4x4 Master Class--How To Conquer Snow and Ice

4x4 Master Class--How To Conquer Snow and Ice
Just because there’s snow on the ground doesn’t mean your four-wheeling fun has to stop. Four-wheel drive doesn’t make you…
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4 Easy Ways To Winterize Your Truck

4 Easy Ways To Winterize Your Truck
When the snow flies, everyone knows it’s best to slow down and follow the recommended safe-driving tips to avoid ending up in a snowbank…
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Best Weekend Winter Getaway in Shenandoah National Park

Best Weekend Winter Getaway in Shenandoah National Park
The Shenandoah National Park is one of Virginia’s most prized treasures. Just over 75 miles from Washington D.C., nestled between the Blue…
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Buying Your New Bow Made Easy

Buying Your New Bow Made Easy
It seems that the flagship bows from most companies are released earlier and earlier each year, with some showing up the first week of October.…
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Florida Fun: Fish Your Way From Disney World To Tampa

Florida Fun: Fish Your Way From Disney World To Tampa
It’s December. For those in northern states that means cold and snow—the kind of weather you want to escape from. Maybe you’ve been…
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Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way
Bummed that the summer hiking trails will soon be covered in white? That’s okay…it’s snowshoeing season! Snowshoeing is a great…
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Bird Hunting's Best--6 Top Spots To Hunt Right Now

Bird Hunting's Best--6 Top Spots To Hunt Right Now
For diehard bird hunters, the season gets going just as the snow begins to fall and birds settle into their seasonal habits. For waterfowlers, the…
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12 Best Gift Ideas for Off-Roaders

12 Best Gift Ideas for Off-Roaders
Tis the season! With the holidays right around the corner, you may be wracking your brain to find something new and different for your favorite…
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Save Big Money With These 9 Amazing Ski Resort Hacks

Save Big Money With These 9 Amazing Ski Resort Hacks
Whether you’re a die-hard powder hound or simply curious about why people subject themselves to a gear-intensive sport that takes place outside…
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Escape The Cold At These Amazing Glamping Destinations

Escape The Cold At These Amazing Glamping Destinations
Glamping is typically defined as a mix of glamor and camping. The result is an outdoor experience unlike any other, where campers spend their days…
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Why The .22 LR Is America’s Favorite Cartridge To Shoot

Why The .22 LR  Is America’s Favorite Cartridge To Shoot
There is a reason the world consumes millions of rounds of .22 LR ammunition each year. The popular .22 offers almost no recoil, so it’s easy…
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VIDEO: Hang gliding adventure turns into a nightmare

VIDEO: Hang gliding adventure turns into a nightmare
  What was supposed to be a fun first-time hang gliding experience in Switzerland transformed into a near-death event for this man. The…
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WATCH: Majestic sea eagle lands on woman’s arm

WATCH: Majestic sea eagle lands on woman’s arm
  On average, the Steller's sea eagle is the heaviest eagle on the planet, weighing anywhere between 11 to 20 pounds. This enormous eagle can…
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VIDEO—Unlikely companions: A dog and a dolphin

VIDEO—Unlikely companions: A dog and a dolphin
  While swimming in the waters off the coast of the Bahamas, Bella the dog started splashing around with a new-found friend: A dolphin.…
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10 Craziest Mountain Biking Wipeouts and Close Calls

10 Craziest Mountain Biking Wipeouts and Close Calls
Mountain biking is not for the faint of heart. This sport is reserved for the boldest and bravest. With the introduction of iPhones, GoPros, and…
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WATCH: Baby bear climbs up snowy cliff to Mama Bear

WATCH: Baby bear climbs up snowy cliff to Mama Bear
  While following its Mama on the edge of an incredibly steep and snowy cliff, a baby bear lost its footing and fell down the side. Watch as…
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18 Amazing New Fishing Products For Holiday Gift Giving

18 Amazing New Fishing Products For Holiday Gift Giving
ICAST is the trade show produced by the American Sportfishing Association. At this annual gathering, tackle manufacturers showcase their latest…
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VIDEO: Watch as a salty seagull snatches this guy’s phone

VIDEO: Watch as a salty seagull snatches this guy’s phone
After a man dropped his phone while recording a video in Newport, Rhode Island, a sneaky seagull seized the opportunity to get a new iPhone. Watch…
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