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Gift Guide for all outdoor enthusiasts

Gift Guide for all outdoor enthusiasts

Getting sport-specific gift may please most passionate participants in key outdoor activities but sometimes, gifts should be more sport-generic. We’ve found general-purpose gift ideas sure to please any outdoor enthusiasts, whether they are hikers, hunters, anglers, skiers or RV campers. [Continued...]

Gift guide for fly fishers

Gift guide for fly fishers

When considering gifts for anglers, unlimited choices await you. There’s no such thing as an angler with too many fly rods, flies, or fishing gadgets. With that in mind, we’ve found a few things sure to please any angler this holiday season. [Continued...]

Gift Guide for Campers

Gift Guide for Campers

NOTE: This is the second in a series of sport-specific Gift Guide features. We’ll post new guides daily for the next couple weeks. See the other guides here. The people on your list who enjoy camping will certainly appreciate these gifts of comfort this holiday season. Nemo Helio Pressure Shower, $99.95 Campers of all caliber typically [Continued...]

Gift Guide for river rats

Gift Guide for river rats

Got a river-running fanatic on your list? Maybe an angler with a raft or drift boat? A kayaking enthusiast? If so, they’ll love these gift ideas. [Continued...]

Spin it up: Spinning gear provides easy introduction to fishing

Spin it up: Spinning gear provides easy introduction to fishing

Water enthusiasts who want to stay active during their time on the lake or river will appreciate the challenges of fishing, while hopefully adding a delicious, healthy menu item to their dinner. For neophytes, fishing with spinning gear offers the easiest way to get started with angling. St. Croix Premier Spinning Rod, $110 Whether targeting schools [Continued...]

Redington casts to a new class of anglers

Redington casts to a new class of anglers

The latest fly rod from Redington has the performance to please the most seasoned fly fisher with a look that will appeal to the youngest generation of anglers. The Vapen’s new graphite construction, a propriety technology dubbed XWrap, alternates the wrapping direction of two layers of graphite to create a rod with an impressive degree [Continued...]

Great Gift Ideas for Outdoor-Loving Dads

Great Gift Ideas for Outdoor-Loving Dads

When it comes to Father’s Day gifts, forgot the old cliché gifts of aftershave and ties. Outdoor-loving men want fun gifts, cool gifts, manly gifts! Any adventurous dad will appreciate these items designed to air them in their outdoor sports.   Hiking and General Outdoors Dads Anniversary Bottle and Shoulder Sling (by Filson), $175 For the [Continued...]

Sage Quest Ultra-light: Ideal rain shell for active anglers

Sage Quest Ultra-light: Ideal rain shell for active anglers

When June rain squalls hit the western Cascade foothills, they tend to hit hard. Standing in the high, cold waters of the Tilton River I noticed the partially sunny day had turned dark. Looking upstream, black clouds dropped curtains of rain across the river valley and it was drifting quickly toward me.  Stepping up on [Continued...]

Keeping up your spirit

Keeping up your spirit

Our test team worked diligently to pair quality flasks with a specific alcoholic beverage ideal suited to that container. After weeks of research, this is what we remember: Innate Classic Flask – $20 Small, round flask made from premium-grade stainless steel. A sparkling 5-ounce flask with a narrow mouth, ideal for spirits worthy of being sipped [Continued...]

Sierra Designs Yahi 6: A great backcountry home away from home

Sierra Designs Yahi 6: A great backcountry home away from home

As the spring turns to summer, campers increasingly flock out into our forests, river meadows and beaches. To make the most of their outdoor adventures, those campers require good shelter in the basecamp so  they can be well rested for their days of play. That means having a weather-tight, comfortable ‘home-away-from-home.’ Enter Sierra Designs. Their [Continued...]

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