4 Baits for Early Spring Bass

4 Baits for Early Spring Bass
Fishing for bass in the early Spring is tricky for many anglers. Though the air is warming up – a welcome change for most – the water generally remains pretty cold for the earlier Spring months. It’s a time of transition in the weather and, therefore, that transition should be ...

Camping Abroad: What You Need to Know About Camping Outside the U.S.

Camping Abroad: What You Need to Know About Camping Outside the U.S.
For many, the ultimate exotic camping adventure involves traveling outside the borders of the United States. Whether it be the snowy Alps, the rugged Canadian woods, or the Australian Outback – there are some pretty amazing places to camp across the globe. But before you travel beyond the border for ...

Camp Cooking: How to Make a Soda Can Stove

Camp Cooking: How to Make a Soda Can Stove
For ultra light backpackers and those who enjoy really roughing it, cooking food can be something of a challenge. This is especially true when they’ve decided to settle in for the night in a deeply wood area with enough overhead cover to prevent fire building. Outdoor adventurers have developed several ...

Tips For Tent Care and Maintenance

Tips For Tent Care and Maintenance
In the outdoors, your tent is your sanctuary. It protects you from the elements, provides a barrier between you and nocturnal critters, and gives you a place to lay your head at night. But even though it does so much for campers’ security and comfort, many neglect to give their ...

Tips for Camping in Hot Weather

Tips for Camping in Hot Weather
The summer season and camping really do go hand in hand. Not only is the weather sunny and warm, but logistically the opportunity often arises for an extended trip. The kids are off of school, vacation days can be taken from work – all conditions seem to be working in ...

Outdoor Skill Tips: The Basics of Using a Compass

Outdoor Skill Tips: The Basics of Using a Compass
In the modern era of the GPS and other electronic navigation devices, the use of a good old fashioned compass has become something of a lost art. Though it has been used for centuries by sailors, outdoorsmen, and the military, the technique has fallen by the wayside thanks to the ...

Frog Legs: An Outdoor Delicacy

Frog Legs: An Outdoor Delicacy
When you come in contact with a live frog, your first instinct isn’t to think “Hmm, that looks tasty”. They’re ugly, green, and (thanks to a very persistent old wives’ tale) are thought of as wart spreading fiends. What you might not know is that they’re also considered a delicacy ...

Outdoor Skill Tips: How to Use An Axe

Outdoor Skill Tips: How to Use An Axe
Whether you’re building a leisurely campfire or a winter storm has knocked the power out, knowing how to chop wood for fuel is an important skill for any outdoor enthusiast to know. If you’ve had zero experience with an axe, odds are you could still get the job done. But ...

5 Great Hiking Trails in the United States

5 Great Hiking Trails in the United States
These five great places to hike in the United States offer a variety of terrains and landscapes to navigate. From lush forests to barren mountaintops, there is no shortage of fantastic sights to take in and challenges to tackle on the many fantastic trails in the contiguous United States. Whether ...

4 Outdoor Activities To Do With Your Kids

4 Outdoor Activities To Do With Your Kids
Getting kids into an outdoorsy lifestyle can be a challenge for parents. Often, the outdoor activities that adults love end up trying children’s patience and ultimately frustrating the both of you. You can combat this effect, however, by tailoring the outdoor activities you enjoy to keep your kids interested and ...