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The Best Reasons You Should Try Wakeboarding This Summer

The Best Reasons You Should Try Wakeboarding This Summer

If you’re a fan of water skiing or tubing out on the lake on a hot summer day, wakeboarding might be the next sport for you. Not only is this…
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The Best Fishing Reels For Your Next Wilderness Trip

The Best Fishing Reels For Your Next Wilderness Trip

Fishing is one of those sports that can be casual or competitive. It’s important to have the right gear for whatever situation you’ll…
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Get Back Into The Wilderness With An eBike

Get Back Into The Wilderness With An eBike

Mountain biking has always been a sport that is both thrilling and great exercise. Some terrain is harder to navigate than others, sometimes keeping…
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Some Bold Flavors Arrive From Grill Your Ass Off This Summer

Some Bold Flavors Arrive From Grill Your Ass Off This Summer

There is a known difference between grilling meat at home on your BBQ and doing it over a campfire in the woods. Not only is the experience very…
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Industrial Strength Twist Ties: One Tie to Rule Them All

Industrial Strength Twist Ties: One Tie to Rule Them All

Whether you’re an avid outdoors enthusiast or an experienced survivalist, you know the importance of having good cordage. Cordage is a loosely…
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Looking For a New Flashlight? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Looking For a New Flashlight? Here’s What You Need to Know.

There are so many flashlights on the market that it can be an exhausting search that mainly ends with you finding the best brands and sticking to the…
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10 Best Archery Outfitters in Connecticut

10 Best Archery Outfitters in Connecticut

From top-of-the-line bows, to quivers, arrows, and more, archers of all skill levels should be equipped with the proper gear for a successful…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Connecticut

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Connecticut

Hikers have a true love and appreciation for the great outdoors. After all, it’s a pastime that can be experienced practically any time of…
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5 Best Fishing Spots in Connecticut

5 Best Fishing Spots in Connecticut

Those interested in fishing for sport, food, or leisure can find an abundance of fishing areas across Connecticut’s many bodies of water.…
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10 Best Archery Outfitters in America

10 Best Archery Outfitters in America

What makes a good archer or bowhunter? The right equipment and time spent devoted to perfecting your shot. It takes a combination of skill, speed,…
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8 Things to Consider Before Buying an RV

8 Things to Consider Before Buying an RV

Investing in a recreational vehicle (RV) is a big decision. Whether you're buying an older model that's used but still reliable or a shiny new Class…
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Campfire Eats: 7 Simple Summer Campsite Recipes

Campfire Eats: 7 Simple Summer Campsite Recipes

For many folks, meal planning is the biggest thing to worry about when getting ready for a camping trip. Whether you’re backpacking, car…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Connecticut

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Connecticut

Stroke, stroke, glide—it is such a unique feeling to surf atop the water on a stand-up paddleboard. Stand-up paddleboarding is an excellent…
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5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Connecticut

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Connecticut

Kayaking is not only a great way to stay fit, but an excellent mode of exploring the beautiful nature that surrounds you. Novice kayakers will be…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Connecticut

5 Energizing Hikes in Connecticut

A challenging hike will leave you tired, but in the very best way. Sure, you might feel a few twinges in your muscles from the exertion, but…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Connecticut

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Connecticut

No matter the time of year, Connecticut’s nature can be best enjoyed on its acres upon acres of preserved land. In the summer, see if you can…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Connecticut

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Connecticut

With wind in your hair and the waves splashing, feel the thrill of a speedy ride on the water. Jet skiing in Connecticut’s numerous bodies of…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Connecticut

5 Great Hiking Trails in Connecticut

When the weather is nice, enjoy a family-friendly and budget-friendly day out hiking along Connecticut’s nature trails. Though hiking trails…
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Seasonal Repairs: Make Your Camping Gear Last Longer

Seasonal Repairs: Make Your Camping Gear Last Longer

Maintaining your camping gear in the offseason, including proper storage, cleaning and repairs, will help make it last longer and save you money on…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Connecticut

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Connecticut

Trail running isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s a skill that many runners acquire when seeking something more exciting than running on…
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10 Best Motorsport Retailers in Connecticut

10 Best Motorsport Retailers in Connecticut

Sometimes the best places to experience are off the beaten path. That’s where an off-highway vehicle comes into play. Whether it’s an…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Connecticut

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Connecticut

Hiking and birding go hand in hand. Enjoying a hike is an excellent way to get in some exercise while enjoying the great outdoors, even with frequent…
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Find the Best Place to Shoot Your Bow - Archery Tips

Find the Best Place to Shoot Your Bow - Archery Tips

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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Thawing Out: 10 Camping Destinations for an Early Spring Getaway

Thawing Out: 10 Camping Destinations for an Early Spring Getaway

Spring weather has arrived and that means it's time to dig the camping gear out of the storage closet and get ready for a new season. While you can…
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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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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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5 Sneaky Ways To Fool Pressured Gobblers

5 Sneaky Ways To Fool Pressured Gobblers

Most turkey hunters will openly admit that every male turkey they encounter in spring is different. Just as no two hunts are the same, no two…
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How to Prep Your ATV for Spring Riding

How to Prep Your ATV for Spring Riding

In many parts of the United States, winter is a long season of waiting until you can ride your ATV once again. When spring comes, however, it's not…
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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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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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10 Essential Pieces of Gear for Paddle-Sports Beginners

10 Essential Pieces of Gear for Paddle-Sports Beginners

Feeling ready to dip a paddle into some cool waters this summer?  Take your pick from kayaking, canoeing or stand-up paddleboarding….but…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Connecticut

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Connecticut

Looking for a great getaway for your family this summer? Parents and children will enjoy camping out under the stars at one of Connecticut’s…
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10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Connecticut

10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Connecticut

Whether you fish out on the rough ocean waters or prefer a quiet lake or pond, you need the right bait and equipment in order to bring fish home at…
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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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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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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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5 Basic Rules to Follow for Kayaking Safety

5 Basic Rules to Follow for Kayaking Safety

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced paddler, anytime you head out onto the water, safety must be a primary concern. Water and weather…
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The 10 Most Scenic Motorcycle Routes in the U.S.

The 10 Most Scenic Motorcycle Routes in the U.S.

There’s nothing that feels quite as free as exploring the United States’ spectacular landscapes from behind the handlebars of motorcycle.…
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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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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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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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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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How To Tap Local Fishing Communities For The Best Angling

How To Tap Local Fishing Communities For The Best Angling

There are a lot of fishing opportunities out there that may seem exotic or hard to come by at first. Dig a little deeper, though, and you’ll…
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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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8 Things You’ll Need to Get Started on a Dirt Bike

8 Things You’ll Need to Get Started on a Dirt Bike

As a beginner to dirt bike riding, there are a lot of ins and outs to learn—and sometimes you'll get some bumps and bruises throughout that…
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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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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Connecticut

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Connecticut

Camping is an affordable way to see our beautiful state, especially if you travel with an RV. The five campsites included here put visitors in a…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Connecticut

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Connecticut

Backpack campers love the fact that the trails maintained by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association feature shelters and campsites for their…
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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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