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Helpful Archery Resources

Helpful Archery Resources

The archery world is a welcoming one, which means that every major archery entity provides helpful online resources for anyone looking to get started…
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14 Amazing New Ski Products for 2024

14 Amazing New Ski Products for 2024

Ski season is finally here and a new trove of quality gear items are arriving at your local ski shop just in time. Here are some of this…
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Layer Up To Stay Comfortable Outdoors in Any Weather

Layer Up To Stay Comfortable Outdoors in Any Weather

No matter what the weather is doing, staying comfortable outdoors starts by building a sensible layering system from the inside out. Creating a smart…
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Winter Hiking - 12 New Gear Items To Keep You Warm And Comfortable On The Snowiest Trails

Winter Hiking - 12 New Gear Items To Keep You Warm And Comfortable On The Snowiest Trails

While winter might not seem like the perfect hiking season, the chilly months from December to March offer bonuses to trail seekers that can’t…
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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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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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Great New Gear To Make Winter Camping Ultra-Comfortable

Great New Gear To Make Winter Camping Ultra-Comfortable

Camping out in winter can open a whole new world of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Donning snowshoes or cross-country skis to access your…
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10 Tips for Safely Riding ATVs

10 Tips for Safely Riding ATVs

ATVs—shorthand for “all terrain vehicles”—are one way to explore areas of land that you might not otherwise be able to…
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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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Best Hunting Knives for Big and Small Game

Best Hunting Knives for Big and Small Game

There has never been a better time to purchase a quality hunting knife. Advances in metallurgy coupled with remarkable strides in design have created…
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10 Best Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails in California!

10 Best Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails in California!

California is a hiker's paradise. There are many spectacular trails to explore, some with panoramic views, others with streams that meander through…
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5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in California

5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in California

California isn’t all cities and towns. When you need to get out and off the beaten track, you can head to one of California’s numerous…
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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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5 Energizing Hikes in California

5 Energizing Hikes in California

If you’ve grown bored with easy hikes, it’s time to up the ante. Throughout California, you can find intermediate hiking trails that help…
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5 Amazing Dirt Motorcycle Trails in California

5 Amazing Dirt Motorcycle Trails in California

The expansive state of California has tons of terrain, trails, and areas for dirt biking. California offers both public and private motorcycle trails…
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Super-Clean Your Guns The Easy Way

Super-Clean Your Guns The Easy Way

There is an old saying in the gun world, “Firearms have only two enemies – Rust and Politicians.” Be kind to your guns and they…
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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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Tournament Speak

Tournament Speak

Going to your first few tournaments can be daunting, especially when you don’t know the lingo. Experienced archers who have shot many tournaments…
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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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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in California

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in California

California has many different natural wonders to explore. With forests, deserts, cityscapes, beaches, and more, you can hike your way around just…
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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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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in California

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in California

Jet skiing is a true thrill—wind in your hair, water spraying, and catching awesome waves. Not only is jet skiing fun, but it has great health…
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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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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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The Essential Gear You Need When Riding ATVs

The Essential Gear You Need When Riding ATVs

ATVs are off-road vehicles, designed to allow access to trails and other hard-to-reach areas. The earliest designs from the 1970s were three-wheeled.…
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ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Johnson Valley OHV Area

ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Johnson Valley OHV Area

Although it feels fairly desolate with its desert terrain, Johnson Valley is close to nearby towns so that you can make a trip of your ATV…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in California

5 Great Hiking Trails in California

Hiking is a great way to spend time with your family and teach children how to explore and appreciate the natural world. Because little ones have…
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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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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in California

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in California

California’s temperate climate means that you don’t have to wait for the seasons to change to enjoy running in the great outdoors. Trail…
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7 Best Winter Cabin Camping Spots in California

7 Best Winter Cabin Camping Spots in California

National parks, mountain escapes, and even the beaches of California offer rustic and charming cabins in which to rest. Cabin camping provides the…
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Camping Done Right: 5 Essential Outdoor Stores in California

Camping Done Right: 5 Essential Outdoor Stores in California

California’s plethora of wide open spaces, stunning beaches, tall mountains, and other natural wonders make it a prime spot for camping.…
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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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10 Best Apres Ski Activities in California

10 Best Apres Ski Activities in California

After a long and fulfilling day on the slopes, it's time to explore all the other things the area has to offer. Relish the exhilaration of the day…
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5 State Park Campsites in the West

5 State Park Campsites in the West

When looking for a campsite in the western United States, it is easy to default to campgrounds in the national parks or national…
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Shooting Tips to Help You Win Winter League

Shooting Tips to Help You Win Winter League

Winter is when some archers tend to get a little lazy. While it’s certainly acceptable to have seasons of rest or focus on other activities, it’s…
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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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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in California

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in California

California has amazing natural features including beaches, mountains and some of the world’s most famous national parks. Childhood is a great…
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Want To Shoot Your Shotgun Better? Get Stupid.

Want To Shoot Your Shotgun Better? Get Stupid.

“You have the greatest computer in the history of the world sitting on your shoulders. If you want to shoot a shotgun well, get out of its…
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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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10 Great Pet-Friendly Campsites in the U.S.

10 Great Pet-Friendly Campsites in the U.S.

Can’t bear the thought of leaving your furry friend behind while you set off for adventure? Bring them along for the ride and make memories…
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Skier’s Guide To The Best Last-Minute Spring Vacations

Skier’s Guide To The Best Last-Minute Spring Vacations

April typically marks the end of the North American ski season, but this year, a record-level snow pack throughout the West will ensure we are all…
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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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The Necessities Every Camper Should Own

The Necessities Every Camper Should Own

Every time I go camping with friends, I learn a new trick or discover a piece of gear that makes life outdoors more comfortable. But there are some…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in California

5 Awesome RV Campsites in California

RV camping is a great way to bond with friends and family and enjoy the outdoors. RV camping gets you away from the stress of the everyday and can…
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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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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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New Archery Products for 2024

New Archery Products for 2024

The archery and bowhunting industry gathered in St. Louis, Jan. 11-13, for the 2024 ATA Show. Manufacturing exhibitors launched a record 156 new…
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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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How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

When it comes to long-range shooting at big game animals like deer and elk, the best advice is don’t do it. Do your hunting before you pull the…
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Which Release Aid Is Right for You?

Which Release Aid Is Right for You?

The number of mechanical release aids available on the market can be overwhelming, with prices ranging from $50 to $350 and materials ranging from…
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Events Near Farmersville CA

End of the Trail Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 at 8:00am
Mooney Grove Park
Visalia, CA
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Rocky Hill Triathlon

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 8:00am
Exeter, CA
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Racing for a Cure 2 Mile Color Run

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 9:00am
Riverdale, CA
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Irish Fest

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 1:00pm
Recreation Park
Visalia, CA
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Sierra Foothills Ducks Unlimited Annual Dinner

Sierra Foothills Ducks Unlimited Annual Dinner

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 5:00pm
Exeter Memorial Bldg.
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Ducks Unlimited - Kings River (Reedley) Banquet

Ducks Unlimited - Kings River (Reedley) Banquet

Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 at 4:00pm
Legacy Ranch
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Ducks Unlimited - Guns Of May 2024

Ducks Unlimited - Guns Of May 2024

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 5:00pm
Online Event
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Ducks Unlimited - Lemoore DU Bingo for Boomsticks

Ducks Unlimited - Lemoore DU Bingo for Boomsticks

Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 5:00pm
Fleet Reserve Association 261 Club
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Bakersfield, WITO, CA

Bakersfield, WITO, CA

Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 7:00 AM
Camp Nelson, CA
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