CORP CAMPING
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CORP CAMPING

The Army Corps of Engineers builds dams to control river flows, and build lake reservoirs to produce hydroelectric power. They also open up these river and lakeside areas to the public and provide recreation opportunities […]

GREAT REASONS TO GO FISHING
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GREAT REASONS TO GO FISHING

Why is it important to get children and adults involved in fishing? I could give a thousand reasons, but they would be my reasons. I only know that when I fish, my mind clears itself […]

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THE FUN SPORT OF BOW FISHING

Bow fishing is a sport that combines archery and fishing and is growing in popularity across the country. Part of the reason is the wide availability of rough fish which the bow fisherman seeks and […]

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GLAMOROUS CAMPING

  Glamping or “glamorous camping” is a combination of the intimacy of camping and the world of luxury travel. With glamping, you don’t just visit a destination, you experience it. Glamping accommodations vary. Airstreams and […]

TAXES THAT BENEFIT ALL OF US THAT LOVE THE OUTDOORS 2
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TAXES THAT BENEFIT ALL OF US THAT LOVE THE OUTDOORS

 This year marks the 82nd anniversary of the landmark Pittman-Robertson Act, also more properly known as the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act. In 1932, congress authorized an excise tax on firearms and ammunition that […]

NATURALLY ORGANIC FOOD
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NATURALLY ORGANIC FOOD

Organic foods are supposed to be free of antibiotics, growth hormones or other drugs and according to the USDA not genetically modified or in any other way unnaturally “enhanced.” I am amazed at all the […]

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IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT HUNTING TURKEYS

The National Wild Turkey Federation was founded in 1973 with a mission to conserve wild turkeys and preserve our hunting heritage. Since that time it has grown to more than a quarter million members and […]

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THANK GOODNESS IT’S APRIL

Thank goodness it’s April! To me, April is God’s gift to us after a long, cold winter that at times we thought would never end. April is turkey hunting time and your heart beating faster […]

WEAR A FISHING VEST WHEN YOU GO HIKING
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WEAR A FISHING VEST WHEN YOU GO HIKING

A lightweight fishing vest is a handy item of clothing to wear on your next hiking trip. For day hikers, it can hold virtually everything needed. For overnight hikers, it will hold all those items […]

HOW TO BUILD FISH HOMES
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HOW TO BUILD FISH HOMES

Building an underwater home for fish is a great way to attract crappie, perch, bluegill, catfish, white bass, and many other species of fish. Just be sure you check local laws before putting your fish […]

FISH FACTS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE KNOWN
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FISH FACTS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE KNOWN

Did you know there are over 2,000 species of fish in just North America? 90% of these have skeletons composed of bone. The others have cartilage skeletons and include sharks and rays, which mate rather […]

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NATIONAL BIRD FEEDING MONTH

Across most of America February seems like the longest month of the year instead of the shortest. The cold winds blow, the snow continues to pile up and we begin to think winter will never […]

ENJOY THE CHRISTMAS SEASON IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS
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ENJOY THE CHRISTMAS SEASON IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Even before Thanksgiving the onslaught of Christmas sales had begun. The real “reason for the season” is sometimes lost in a world of commercialism. Escape the holiday traffic. Escape commercials, computers and smart phones. Escape […]

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FISH JERKY – A DELICIOUS CHRISTMAS TREAT

Beef, buffalo and venison jerky are popular snack foods that also make great Christmas treats. Most people don’t realize that fish can also be made into an old-time, low calorie, high protein, delicious treat. Fish […]

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GIVE THE GIFT OF CONSERVATION

If you are looking for a unique Christmas gift for someone on your list that enjoys fishing, hunting or both I have a great idea for you. There are many conservation organizations working to conserve […]

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THE BEST KIDS GIFT YOU CAN GIVE

Sadly, the majority of kids know very little about the outdoors and the intricate workings of Mother Nature. They have grown up in an age of single parent families or a mom and dad who […]

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FISHING GEAR FOR KIDS

When you teach a kid to fish, try to avoid using adult tackle. Instead, use the best quality kid’s gear you can find because it is usually designed for their hands and is more user-friendly. […]

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ALWAYS BE READY TO GO CAMPING

You can always be ready to go camping if you stay prepared. Grab three large plastic storage bins from a local store. Keep air mattresses, pumps, pillows and tarps in one bin. In the second […]

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BEGINNER BOW HUNTING TIPS

There are a few steps you can take to improve your skills as a beginner bow hunter. The first is to practice. Take some time to shoot at least a few quivers of arrows a […]

HOT WEATHER HIKING
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HOT WEATHER HIKING

If you plan on hiking in hot weather, freeze your water bottles the night before. In addition to hydration, the cold bottles held against your skin can help cool you down. Sunscreen is a necessity […]

Army Corps of Engineers
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CORP CAMPING

The Army Corps of Engineers builds dams to control river flows and lake reservoirs to produce hydroelectric power. In addition, they open river and lakeside areas to the public and provide recreation opportunities for fishing, […]

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SUMMER FISHING IN THE DARK

If you’ve never fished at night during the summer, you’re missing out on a very special experience. Before you try it, develop an intimate feel and knowledge of the water you are going to fish. […]