Is your huge catch a state record or a trophy fish

“You bait a rod with a small bluegill and let the offering dangle off the back of the boat as you enjoy a lazy day of drifting on your favorite reservoir, basking in the sun, the perfect start.” You hear the sound of movement coming from the boat and flick your head around to see […]

Go Camping, It’s really good for your health!

The Benefits of Camping Camping has a great number of benefits for everyone old and young that you and your family can enjoy while spending time in the great outdoors: Why is camping good for you? The health benefits of camping are plentiful for both adults and young people. When you’re spending time at home […]


Understanding the difference between a rod’s “power” and “action” can make a dramatic difference in the way you fish and shop for rods. Knowing why each tool works in a particular way will help you better utilize the tools you already own, as well as determine which tools you need going forward. ROD ACTIONS This […]

Old Fashioned Slow-Cooker Milk-Can Supper

Here’s a slow-cooked version of an old campfire classic. Pioneers, cowboys and mountain folk would cook this kind of meal over a milk can on an open fire, letting the flavors and textures blend together beautifully. Total Prep: 20 min. / Cook: 6 hours & Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil 8 uncooked […]

Take a Kid Fishing & Raise Them Doing It

Fishing is perhaps one of the most fabled outdoors activities out there, and for good reason. It’s not only about the competition of scoring the biggest catch of the day…fishing is also about bonding, experiencing the outdoors and learning about nature. There are many amazing reasons to take your kids on a fishing trip, and […]

Simple Guide to Choosing Lure Colors for Bass

Many bass pros place far less emphasis on lure color than on other factors. They know it’s more important to learn fish’s location and mood (active or inactive) than to pick a bait with the right size, shape and action. Then, finally, comes choosing lure color. Its priority in this selection process is indicative of […]