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Best Places to Fish in the South This Fall

Best Places to Fish in the South This Fall
Redfish are starting to move inshore and set up at the mouths of bays, inlets and deltas as their annual spawning run commences. The bottom line for…
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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 Louisiana

10 Best Outdoor Fall Activities in Louisiana
Cooler temperatures mean Louisiana comes to life with activities like hiking, camping, and hunting. Interested in a rustic cabin experience in North…
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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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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Louisiana

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Louisiana
Along with its swamps and tall cypress trees, Louisiana is home to some truly breathtaking fall foliage. The variety and intensity of color found…
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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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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: 7 Best Outdoor Stores in Louisiana

Camping Done Right: 7 Best Outdoor Stores in Louisiana
Whether you’re a veteran outdoorsman or just starting out, having the right gear can make all the difference in the success of failure of your…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Louisiana

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Louisiana
White sandy beaches and clear blue water with some of the best fishing spots anywhere await you as you plan your next weekend getaway or family…
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4 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Louisiana

4 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Louisiana
If you want to enjoy the great outdoors, hiking is a wonderful way to experience the sights and sounds along some of the most picturesque routes in…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Louisiana

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Louisiana
Louisiana’s natural beauty is nearly unmatched by any other state in the union. With a diverse geological landscape and unique wildlife…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Louisiana

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Louisiana
Louisiana’s magnificent natural landscapes are among the most distinct in America. What better way to experience it than by parking your RV in…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Louisiana

5 Energizing Hikes in Louisiana
Have you heard the Chinese proverb that says, “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step?” Nothing is truer than when…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Palmetto Island State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Palmetto Island State Park
One of the newer parks in Louisiana, Palmetto Island State Park in Abbeville is appropriately named for its abundance of beautiful palmettos.…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Louisiana

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Louisiana
There are few better places for birding than Louisiana. Because of the warm climate and accommodating ecosystems, especially in the southern area,…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Louisiana

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Louisiana
If your idea of a perfect day is trekking through the lush forests of Louisiana, at some point you’re going to need to get some gear. From…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Louisiana

5 Great Hiking Trails in Louisiana
Hiking in Louisiana is unlike hiking anywhere else in the country. Witness the majestic wildlife that live in the deltas, marshes, and swamps…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Louisiana

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Louisiana
Louisiana boasts some of the most gorgeous hiking trails in the country, with diverse animal and plant life in any number of locales. It’s…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Louisiana

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Louisiana
Louisiana is one of the most prized backdrops in the U.S., with its lagoons, lakes, swamps, and rivers offering picturesque views for your next jet…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Louisiana

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Louisiana
Stand-up paddlers in Louisiana have the unique opportunity to take advantage of the many bayous throughout the state. Bayous are fantastic locations…
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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 Louisiana

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Louisiana
As a state with an abundance of rivers, waterways, and marshland, it’s no wonder that kayaking is one of the most popular outdoor pastimes in…
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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 Claiborne Multi-Use Trails

ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Claiborne Multi-Use Trails
If you’re in search of the ultimate off-roading adventure, we’re here to help. Across Louisiana, you’ll find top-notch ATV trails…
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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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Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today

Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today
Note: The following was adapted from Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids, By Eugene Buchanan, which is available on the author’s website.  It…
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