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Chances are the avid outdoorsmen reading this right now already live and die by a checklist that they abide by before heading into the woods. But that trusty checklist may be missing a few critical items. Whether you’re new to the outdoors or a seasoned hunter, take a look at this essential checklist. You may …

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The fastest way to turn a hunting trip into a chore is to come unprepared. Whether you’re a hard-working bachelor or dad in serious need of some quiet time, you know how tough it is to get away, so make sure you get the most out of your time. Plan ahead and make sure you …

  For the right price, nearly any animal can be hunted – an African lion permit costs most than $50,000; a polar bear permit goes for $30,000. However there are a handful of hunts that make the aforementioned look like hobbyist hunts. Here are the four most expensive and difficult permits to obtain. Anybody who …

Going to the field for a week or three? Quality gear is essential — your life depends on it. While good equipment isn’t cheap, an investment in the following gear will improve your outdoor experience while keeping you safe and comfortable. OAF-96 Backpack You need a high-speed bag if you are going to carry high-speed …

5 Hacks for the Frugal Camper

You can spend big bucks on state-of-the-art tents, camping stoves and clothing. However, you can enjoy the great outdoors even when you’re on a budget. Get out on the trail, into the mountains, atop the peak or just go car camping with these tips for frugal campers. Be a Mooch Take it from college students …

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You have your vehicle packed with tents, sleeping bags, a camping stove, your backpack and you are ready for your retreat in the wilderness away from the hustle and bustle of civilization. With the focus on your backcountry adventure, preparations for the road trip there are easily overlooked. Here are some last-minute items that can …

The key to a fun and successful cold-weather camping trip is typically described in two words: stay warm. A long day of ice fishing, hiking, hunting or backpacking will come to an uncomfortable and potentially hazardous end if your sleeping quarters do not provide enough warmth for you to rest easy. Shivering and chattering teeth …

  Nick Woodman earned his bachelor’s degree in 1997 and started a marketing company called FunBug. The business was unsuccessful, so the California native decided to travel the world and do what he loves best, surf. While surfing, Woodman wanted to find a way to capture his wave-riding exploits without having to depend on someone …

I’m not ashamed to admit it. I’ve hunted stands in the past simply because the location was close or convenient, or “my favorite.” I don’t think I’m alone here either. Hunters sitting in stands “just because” is a chronic epidemic, and it’s resulting in a lot of unfilled tags. Since the early days of my hunting career when I …