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FLIR’s Next Generation Raymarine VHF Radios

FLIR is excited to announce the launch of its next-generation Raymarine VHF radios. The compact Ray53, full-sized Ray63 and the multifunction Ray73 with AIS are all full-function VHF marine radios with Class D Digital Selective Calling […]

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Lindy Foo Flyer

Used the Foo last year for a few outings over yellow perch with great success. Tipped with both small minnows and larger maggots they rocked. The lure tended to fly out at nice angles away […]

Ultimate Grab-and-Go Cooler
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Ultimate “Grab-and-Go” Cooler

Cordova Cooler, building on their industry-leading and feature-rich hard-side cooler line, introduces a soft-side cooler that meets the portability needs of on-the-go outdoor enthusiasts and of those looking for a lightweight food and beverage storage […]

SWAGGER Hunter29 - TESTIMONIALS
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SWAGGER Hunter29 – TESTIMONIALS

The adaptability of the Swagger Hunter29 is what sets it apart from the competition. Swagger has not only changed the way hunters and shooters look at a bipod, but it upped the ante by setting […]

Wobbletron
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Why The Wobbletron

About 9 years ago I wrote a frog article called “Battle Frog”.  It was in done in conjunction with Marty Stone and the Mad Max Frog prevailed. At that time there were not nearly as […]

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Is It Worth The Price? Cordova Cooler

Go down to your local department story that sells 29.99 or 59.99 coolers and you will see that those price points are filled with many selections to choose from. But, sometimes it is just worth […]

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SOFTSCIENCE DESIGNS WOMEN’S BOATING AND FISHING FOOTWEAR

SoftScience™ footwear announces performance water shoes designed for women. From fishing to sailing and watersports, SoftScience created three styles designed to not only fit the female foot, but to deliver top-line performance and stability as well.        […]

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Oklahoma Fisheries Division Stocks 15.5 Million Fish

Largemouth bass fishing this spring was notable in Oklahoma, as anglers hauled in several lunkers in the 13- and 14-pound classes. Those monster fish undoubtedly resulted from previous stocking efforts of Florida largemouth bass (FLMB) […]

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The Frontier Sports Fishing Report

The Frontier Sports Hwy 38 Resurfacing Update…. Friday, June 29th, 2018 There are 2 road closures on Hwy 38 today. One is a 24-hour closure just south of North Star Lake Road and the other […]

Fishing the Wobbletron
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Fishing the Wobbletron

When I’m fishing the edge or open water with sparse vegetation I’ll use a frog that emits more action, such as the Snag Proof Wobbletron.  I feel that a slow and steady retrieve is best […]

New ParaClaw Watches from Outdoor Edge
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New ParaClaw Watches from Outdoor Edge

The overwhelming popularity of last year’s introduction of Outdoor Edge’s ParaClaw—a paracord survival bracelet with an inconspicuous utility/personal-defense knife designed into its patent-pending sheath/buckle system—inspired the company to expand this line to include two ParaClaw […]

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ThermaSeat’s Infusion

The “triple-threat” cushion that makes you more of a threat on the hunt. Infusion’s three-layer design includes everything you need to stay warm and dry – and to hunt longer. Each seat contains: A thermal […]

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This week on Outdoors Radio – 5/11/2018

This week, Dan Small Outdoors Radio features Mosquito Squad staffer Christine DeCoste, Ballard’s Black Island Resort managing partner Gary Moeller, artist and artist Bob White, and pro angler Duffy Kopf. Jeff reports results of last […]

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Susie Han’s first turkey this week on Outdoors Radio

This week, Dan Small Outdoors Radio features ODU Magazine founder Bill Schwarz, American Honda Powersports assistant manager of national sales Susie Han, charter captain “Dumper” Dan Welsch and D&S Bait proprietor Gene Dellinger. Jeff reports […]

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MYSTERY RANCH Announces New Accessories for 2018

MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company, devoted to making mission-specific packs through state-of-the-art load-carrying technologies has introduced multiple hunting accessories for the 2018 season. From rangefinder and GPS holsters to products that conveniently help fulfill […]

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BoatUS Spring Commissioning Checklist

From the ODU News Desk: With boatyards, backyards, marinas, and clubs now coming to life, spring commissioning time has arrived. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has a Spring Commissioning Checklist to help […]

New Record Attendance At The Bassmaster Classic
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New Record Attendance At The Bassmaster Classic

The 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods smashed previous attendance records at the weekend. According to law enforcement figures, those from host facilities and other independent sources, a total attendance of 143,323 […]

2018 Hobie Bass aOpen Announced
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2018 Hobie Bass Open Announced

Kayak Anglers from all over the country will have the opportunity to test their skills on the legendary fishery of Kentucky Lake for a chance to win big cash and prizes and 2 spots to […]

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LOWA Renegade GTX® Mid boots – Review

Over a year ago, ODU received a pair of boots from LOWA Boots. Honestly, they have been used for everything. Meet the LOWA Renegade GTX Mid boots. When you head out to buy footwear, everyone’s […]

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Prepping the Trolling Tools

OK – so it’s not even ice out yet (far from it in many northern regions) – not typically the time of year a walleye angler starts thinking about a trolling bite; but perhaps it should […]

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KOPLIN RHINO GRIP PRO – UNIVERSAL MOUNT

The Kolpin Rhino Grip Pro is their toughest universal mount yet. Cast aluminum mounts coated with protective rubber overmolding that absorbs shock and provides a secure grip. Rotate and tilt the mounts to custom-fit your […]

Massive wetland restoration project completed on Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
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Our Life Blood For Our Readers

Over the past two months ODU has received very positive news from several writers looking to join us as contributors. We have had many contributors come to us and share their stories and again we […]

HT Enterprises - Our Story
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HT Enterprises – Our Story

HT Enterprises Inc. has been producing and marketing a full line of premium quality outdoor products since the early 1970’s. HT’s product line began with the industry’s most comprehensive line of ice tackle, including the first […]

Lake Trout Hit List
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Lake Trout Hit List

Our travels take us across both the United States and Canada each winter in a quest to explore some of the best ice fishing destinations.  Some road trips return us to consistent and dependable ice […]

Spiderman Saves The Day
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Spiderman Saves The Day (Video)

Super fun day fishing Webber Pond in Vassalboro Maine for a quick morning Fishing Challenge by my buddy Corey Ford. Too many pickerel for me! Employed the Spiderman Rod to even the score and save […]

fish the moment
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Fish The Moment (Video)

BEST SMALLMOUTH BASS FISHING VIDEO: FISH THE MOMENT – 25+ LBS – USING ELECTRONICS TO CATCH FISH. Learn how to adapt, fish the moment, gut fish in this video on some giant Maine smallmouth bass. […]

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Super-Size Panfish

Early fall super-size panfish in northern natural lakes gravitate toward mid-depth flats to feast on an underwater buffet that includes worms, insects, crustaceans and baitfish. Fishermen who target these slabs of late summer are richly […]

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Keep It To The Facts About A Bump Stock

Over the last few days information on the national news has spoken about what the BUMP STOCK is. Honest I had never heard of it. So from the website “The Resurgent” I got this information […]