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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Indiana!

10 Best Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails in Indiana!

The Hoosier State is blessed with a host of beautiful and varied landscapes perfect for exploring with your pup! From woodlands and prairies, 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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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 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Indiana

5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Indiana

Imagine riding on an ATV through some of Indiana’s most beautiful landscapes. Feel the rush of the wind and smell nature as it whisks past you.…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Indiana

5 Energizing Hikes in Indiana

No matter the time of year, Indiana is a gorgeous place to hike. For the more advanced or intermediate hiker, these energizing hikes will put you to…
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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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5 Amazing Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Indiana

5 Amazing Dirt Motorcycle Trails in Indiana

When the weather is nice, Indiana affords some of the most scenic and satisfying challenges in its dirt biking trails. Imagine the freeing feeling of…
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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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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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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Indiana

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Indiana

There is nothing more relaxing than a hike. Walking through the wilderness, breathing in the fresh air and listening to the sound of wildlife…
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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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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Indiana

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Indiana

Don’t be fooled by Indiana being a landlocked state—we love our watersports! Indiana is home to over 80 beautiful lakes, so there is…
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ATV Off-Roading Adventure with eXplore Brown County

ATV Off-Roading Adventure with eXplore Brown County

There are a few places in Indiana for a prime ATV off-roading experience, and among the best is eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat.…
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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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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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5 Great Hiking Trails in Indiana

5 Great Hiking Trails in Indiana

When the weather is nice in Indiana, there’s no better way to immerse yourself in the state’s natural beauty than taking on one of its…
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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 Indiana

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Indiana

Trail running is a popular activity for those seeking to get fit in Indiana. There are many trails to choose from, some within state parks, others…
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11 Best Winter Cabin Camping Spots in Indiana

11 Best Winter Cabin Camping Spots in Indiana

Nothing says winter like being tucked away in a cozy cabin with a warm fireplace, a cup of hot chocolate, and a great book. As the weather changes…
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Camping Done Right: 5 Essential Outdoor Stores in Indiana

Camping Done Right: 5 Essential Outdoor Stores in Indiana

If you are planning a camping trip soon, it’s best to stock up on all the imperative tools and supplies you might need while you’re out…
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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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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 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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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Indiana

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Indiana

There is nothing more peaceful than birdwatching. Being surrounded by nature, listening to the calls of the various species of birds, and feeling the…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Indiana

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Indiana

Nothing says summer in Indiana like camping. Whether it is taking out the RV, staying in a cabin, or sleeping in a tent under the stars, Indiana has…
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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 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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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 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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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 Indiana

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Indiana

Let Mother Nature work her magic as you reconnect with nature and escape the everyday hustle and bustle. Across the state of Indiana, you’ll…
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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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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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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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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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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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