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YETI Panga 50

REVIEW: YETI Panga 50 Submersible Pack

Ever had a need for your suitcase to be waterproof? Ever needed to store camera equipment on a boat or raft? I have unfortunately needed both of those things which made the YETI Panga an intriguing accessory for outdoor adventures. I’ve killed a few cameras in kayaks and rafts over the years which isn’t cheap. YETI took the common dry bag, turned the design dial up to 11, tore off […]

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REVIEW: Napier Sportz Truck Tent

If you’ve ever fished tournaments, taken a long trip to go fish, or just wanted to save some dollars on lodging, you’ve probably thought about tent camping. One of my least favorite things about tent camping is being on the ground, and no large, flat surfaces to put the tent. Paying for spaces can be a little better but rarely. I’ve spent probably north of 40 nights sleeping in my vehicle […]

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3 Summer Essentials for the Outdoors

Be prepared to go off the grid… wherever you may roam this Summer ! BugBand, Reva Blend and Leap Smoothies take up little space and fit in your pack for ease of use.   BugBand All-Natural Tick & Insect Prevention www.bugband.net Summer is prime time for ticks, and rather than spray yourself with a chemical-laden repellent when hunting, fishing, hiking or camping, use BugBand’s Towelettes or Spray for heavy-duty protection […]

Redesigned YETI Hopper Two Announced

AUSTIN, Texas (February 1, 2017) — YETI®, a leading premium cooler and drinkware brand, is revamping its durable and portable soft-sided cooler line with the introduction of the YETI Hopper TWO ™ – a 100% leakproof, tough-as-nails, soft cooler that’s anything but soft. YETI redefined the premium soft cooler category in 2014 with the launch of the original Hopper. In March, YETI will release an updated version that sports the […]

Camping How To for Beginners in the Outdoors

Contributed by Personal Creations Blog You’ve been looking forward to this for a while. A long weekend of camping with your family, who get to learn about nature by being a part of it for a couple of nights. The lack of bathroom and shower facilities will certainly come as a shock to them, especially if you have younger kids, but the experience will be well worth it. The idea […]

Making a Camping Trip a Success with Kids

Contributed by the Camping & Education Foundation A camping trip as a single adult or as a couple does require planning and strategy, but when you are ready to take your children on their first camping trip it is a whole new adventure. Not only do you need more supplies, you also have to have a plan on how to keep the kids occupied, how to convince them to go […]

Optimizing Your Campsite Part 3: Bearproofing

  Contributed by Laura Cromwell, Cabela’s If there’s one unwelcome guest at a campsite, it’s a lumbering, hungry bear. Bears and humans don’t have a particular good record of getting along and since you’re a guest in their domain, it’s your duty to accommodate them. Below is a list of tips that will keep a greedy bruin from crashing your campsite. Do not leave out food, drinks, or used toiletries […]