Whether you’re out on the water for sport, enjoying camping in nature, or fishing with the family we hope you'll enjoy our stories, advice and tips on all things outdoor.

Jun 27, 2011

Live or Lure: The Great Fishing De-Bait

While you don’t have to hunt very hard to find one veteran fisherman who swears by worms or another who’ll claim spinners are the way to go, the truth is that the there really isn’t an argument. It’s never so much of an issue as to whether live or lure is better. It’s more of an issue as to what the fi...

Jun 27, 2011

More Than Marco Polo: 5 Great Games to Play in the Pool

Need some fun and interesting games to play in the pool this summer? Here are a few of our favorites!
Jun 27, 2011

Plan the Perfect Family Reunion

Family reunions are fun to plan but require a bit of preparation. To help, here are a couple of rules to assist with the planning process: Bear in mind that the more people you'll be inviting, the longer lead time you'll need. So plan ahead! If there's a large ...

Jun 27, 2011

Hiking with the Whole Family

First things first—you’ll want to lay down the rules. Probably the most important hiking rule will be to stick together. With young children you might consider outfitting each with a safety whistle that can be blown if anyone gets separated or loses sight of the group. And you may find it wise to put the slowest of the bunch in the lead and make sure that everyone else stays behind them.

Next comes the “untouchables”, namely poison ivy, oak and sumac. Poison ivy and poison oak are both easily recognized by their three leaves and whitish-green berries. Poison sumac is a little trickier and a visual reference might be in order.

May 16, 2011

Angling for some family fun? Bring the kids along!

Every fishing aficionado knows the value of patience. But if you’re out to share the joys of angling with children, you may need an extra reserve. Here are a few suggestions to help introduce kids to fishing.

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