Posts by: Ron

Ancient Fishing Techniques

Just like hunting, fishing has been around since the dawn of our species. Today we’re going to look at some of the ancient fishing techniques that you could try for yourself, whether you’re an expert fisherman or a hobbyist and you’d like to see how things were for our ancestors. Fishing techniques varied all around […]

Great Gear: The 18650 Flashlight

People disagree all the time about the best hunting and fishing equipment. There are so many brands and advocates of each that it is hard to differentiate the good from the best. Perhaps it is best to try them out for yourself and compare notes with other sportsmen. So, you can expect tips but not […]

The Great Outdoor Gym

Stop running on that boring treadmill and get outside for once. In nature you will find the best and greatest outdoor gym. And it’s free! It has everything you want and need plus nice scenic vistas of mountains, parks, and various bodies of water. It can be seaside or lakeside, or even by a pool. […]

The Bane of Camping

You have seen the movie and sequel Dumb and Dumber. Maybe you have seen My Idiot Brother. They all apply to my sibling when it comes to camping. I let him pick the spot, set the date, and make the plans. I dropped a lot of hints and even set out some clothing items for […]

Hunting: The Ancient Primal Instinct

As old as the “fight or flight” instinct, the innate impulse to hunt just seems to be written in a man’s DNA, or many of them at least.  While in modern days, hunting is usually accredited to sport, it hasn’t always been that way. In ancient times, hunting was done out of necessity.  It was […]

Getting Your Fly On: What States are Best For Fly Fishing?

Fly Fishing not only takes a good bit of skill and determination, it takes knowing where to cast a line too.  What states are best for fly fishing?  Read on to get the top spots. It’s pretty much a given that Florida wins out when it comes to the best state for saltwater fly fishing, […]

Knowledge Is Key When it Comes To Big Game

Got Game?  If you are into hunting for the big ones, the more you know about the species you are hunting for, the more likely you are to have a successful hunt.  That’s a proven fact.  So, how do you go about getting this information? The first thing you will want to do is to […]

Close to the Catch

Whether you already like to fish from a Kayak or it’s your first time, you have come to the right place. All you need are a few pointers and you are ready for a great adventure. If you are still in doubt, check out some great photos online and you will be convinced. Below you […]

Keep the Camp Cool

My favorite camping time is early spring, barring the onslaught of April rain, or late fall (also known as Indian summer). There is less chance of a fire hazard and it is usually mild weather. Who doesn’t like a balmy night that is warm enough to shed the heavy jackets, but cool enough to sleep […]

Campfires 101

Safety first. This is always a good rule when fishing and hunting. Thinking ahead will help anticipate typical problems and keep you alert and ready. This applies to so many things such as equipment, water safety, and building a fire. I am particularly concerned about the latter since most people give the first two their […]

Camping Appliances

An appliance isn’t just a refrigerator or a stove. These are “major” appliances and you can add on a washer and dryer set. Small appliances in the kitchen include mixers, blenders, bread makers, toasters, ovens, and other assorted kitchen appliances. When we are talking about camping, the term takes a different turn. I think of […]

Hunting License: Knowing the Ropes Can Save Time and Frustration

If you want to go hunting, you are going to need a license.  Hunters like to gripe about having to do so but when you know the ropes of how much one is going to cost, where to get it and when, it’s not that bad and besides, the regulations are in order for public […]

Extreme Camping: Living Life on the Edge

Camping is a great way to get away from it all and relax…but for those of us who like to live life on the edge, relaxing is the last thing we want to do on vacation.  We are not only into living life on the edge but we want to jump off too.  Forget roasting […]