A Guide to Outdoor Knives

If there’s ever a situation when an outdoor enthusiast could be overwhelmed with choices, it’s when deciding on a knife to buy and/or use. As simple a tool as a knife might be, there are many variations with functional differences that alter a knife’s intended use and performance. Skinning a freshly caught fish, for example, …

How to Fish for Carp

In the United States, carp aren’t exactly a highly sought after game fish. In fact, they’re typically seen as a pest in the bodies of water they live in. Introduced in the U.S. from Europe and Asia, their hearty nature and persistence have given them something of a bad reputation. Anglers typically avoid going after …

How to Paddle a Canoe

For outdoor enthusiasts who like to incorporate some water into their adventures, knowing how to canoe efficiently is a must-have skill. While anyone could step in a canoe and paddle without much difficulty, it’s not as easy to control speed and direction precisely or avoid wearing oneself out too quickly from improper technique. Canoe paddling, …

5 Creative Camping Tips

So, you’ve become a master at the art of camping. Your checklist, itinerary, and packing routines have all been whittled down to a science. You’ve got an outdoor emergency kit always at the ready, and you can set up the tent or build a fire blindfolded (though it’s not exactly recommended). You’re confident that no …