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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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5 Best Dirt Motorcycle Trails in North Carolina

5 Best Dirt Motorcycle Trails in North Carolina

North Carolina is home to lovely wooded areas and open spaces with endless dirt biking trails to explore. From pristine trails to muddy paths, all…
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5 Energizing Hikes in North Carolina

5 Energizing Hikes in North Carolina

Hikes are an excellent way to get out and exercise, enjoy the outdoors, and to motivate you. Whether you are up for a hike to get a workout in or you…
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5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in North Carolina

5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in North Carolina

One of the most thrilling ways to experience the nature that surrounds you is on the back of an all-terrain vehicle. Across North Carolina,…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in North Carolina

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in North Carolina

One of the best ways to experience the breathtaking nature of North Carolina is through hiking its magnificent trails. Hiking trails all over the…
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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 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in North Carolina

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in North Carolina

Grab the sunscreen, hats, and towels because here in North Carolina, a day on the lake can be the best form of therapy and the best way to make…
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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 Falls Dam Trail

ATV Off-Roading Adventure at Falls Dam Trail

The Uwharrie National Forest and surrounding area are rich with activities and attractions for a weekend getaway. Fill your belly with a delicious…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in North Carolina

5 Great Hiking Trails in North Carolina

Venture into North Carolina wilderness through the state’s many easily accessible and family-friendly hiking trails. Explore trails decorated…
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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 North Carolina

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in North Carolina

Hiking is a great way to get out and explore but the best way to get your heart pumping is running. While running the treadmill is an option, running…
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Camping Done Right: 7 Best Outdoor Stores in North Carolina

Camping Done Right: 7 Best Outdoor Stores in North Carolina

Let’s hit the trail and go camping! Having the right gear for your camping trip is important and the gear can make or break your camping trip.…
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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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9 Best Apres Ski Activities in North Carolina

9 Best Apres Ski Activities in North Carolina

Apres ski activities entertain skiers (and even their non-skiing friends) after a day on the slopes. These activities include eating, drinking,…
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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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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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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in North Carolina

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in North Carolina

North Carolina will give you that family getaway you’re looking for. Without breaking the bank, you can round up the kids and head to one of…
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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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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in North Carolina

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in North Carolina

Birdwatching is a magical way to connect with nature. Across the state of North Carolina, avid birders will find peaceful places to catch sight of…
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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 North Carolina

5 Awesome RV Campsites in North Carolina

Camping in North Carolina is great for a nature getaway alone, with your significant other, or the whole family. To visit the beautiful sites of…
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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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How To Catch More Winter Bass And Walleyes Right Now!

How To Catch More Winter Bass And Walleyes Right Now!

Regardless of where they swim, fish don’t stop eating just because it’s winter. Granted, their metabolism slows and they don’t…
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