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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 Wisconsin

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Wisconsin
Fall is by far Wisconsin’s most beautiful season. The weather is perfect and the foliage is at its most gorgeous state. It’s the perfect…
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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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5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Wisconsin

5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Wisconsin
Wisconsinites love a little off-roading adventure. In the Badger State, you’ll find forested areas and wonderfully-rugged terrain suited…
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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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Fall Foraging in the Northwest and Beyond

Fall Foraging in the Northwest and Beyond
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 Essential Outdoor Stores in Wisconsin

Camping Done Right: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in Wisconsin
When it comes time to escape into the wilderness, you’re going to want the right gear. From the warmest sleeping bags, to durable cookware, to…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Wisconsin

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Wisconsin
Summer in Wisconsin is to be cherished to the highest extent. To enjoy it to its fullest, a lakefront camping experience is in order. We’ve…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Wisconsin

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Wisconsin
Get away from the city lights and noise. Pack a hiking bag and some overnight clothes to hunker down in a spot for the night. Take that long hike…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Wisconsin

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Wisconsin
Get ready to explore the Wisconsin wilderness through its abundant, family-friendly campgrounds. Allow your kids to explore and become one with…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Wisconsin

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Wisconsin
When nice weather hits, the campers hit the road. If you’re not into tenting it, then renting or owning an RV is the perfect option. With an…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Wisconsin

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Wisconsin
Hiking for exercise is one thing, but hiking for the beautiful views, well, that’s a whole other story! We’ve combined the best hiking…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Wisconsin

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Wisconsin
There are plenty of beautiful places to go for an invigorating trail run in Wisconsin. Whether it’s through the woods or passing through some…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Wisconsin

5 Energizing Hikes in Wisconsin
There’s nothing more energizing and fulfilling than completing a hike.  Whether it’s a short or lengthy trail loop, we’ve…
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8 Best Hiking Retailers in Wisconsin

8 Best Hiking Retailers in Wisconsin
Whether you’re planning a serious backpacking trek or you’re just seeking a more leisurely day hike, outfitting yourself with the proper…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around High Cliff State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around High Cliff State Park
Situated on Lake Winnebago, High Cliff State Park is among the most picturesque places to visit in Wisconsin. To truly experience all that the nearly…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Wisconsin

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Wisconsin
Birdwatching is among the most exciting and fascinating activities to partake in. And in Wisconsin, there’s no telling what kinds of amazing…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Wisconsin

5 Great Hiking Trails in Wisconsin
Going hiking with the family is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and stay active while doing so. With diverse terrain, Wisconsin’s greatest…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Wisconsin

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Wisconsin
Summer in Wisconsin is a beautiful sight to see, and with 15,000 lakes, it’s best to soak up those sunny days atop the water. To fly across the…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Wisconsin

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Wisconsin
The popular sport of paddleboarding has seamlessly made its way to Wisconsin waters. Come summertime, rent a paddleboard if you don’t own one…
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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 Wisconsin

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Wisconsin
Kayaking is an awesome and rewarding water sport to invest in. There is no better way to explore the waters and natural beauty of Wisconsin. If…
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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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5 Best Dirt Biking Trails in Wisconsin

5 Best Dirt Biking Trails in Wisconsin
Wisconsin has miles upon miles of excellent dirt biking opportunity. From the twisting state trails to enormous recreation areas, you’d be…
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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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6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun

6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun
Getting your kids into the paddle sports is all about keeping the fun quotient high and the hassle factor low. Our water sport expert shares his…
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Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water

Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water
“I Spy”: (“I spy something green, something wet, etc.”) – perhaps make a rule that it can only be something people…
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How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking

How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking
There once was a time when carrying electronic devices with us into the great outdoors was pretty much unthinkable. Fragile and expensive, such…
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How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids

How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids
When it comes to fishing with kids, conventional wisdom says to find a place where they can catch any fish with a high level of frequency and…
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Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro

Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro
Four-wheeling is a hands-on experience. You can gather a lot of driving tips from online stories, magazine articles and books, but to really get a…
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National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun

National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun
The National Shooting Sports Foundation has designated August as National Shooting Sports Month. This annual event is your chance to invite a friend…
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WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro

WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro
In August, Bryan Maess and his group were fishing near the mouth of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. A GoPro camera mounted on the…
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WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!

WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!
  This wakeboarder glided up next to his boat in style, managed to catch a beer, and then…you’ll just have to see what…
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9 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Wisconsin

9 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Wisconsin
Wisconsin is home to many great fishing holes. With great fishing holes comes the need for a trusty bait shop. Any experienced fisherman knows that a…
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