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  • Plop-Plop Fish! Everybody’s favorite…the Lucky 13®

    By Forrest Fisher No matter where I travel with a fishing rod, catching fish on the surface is absolutely the most exciting. In some cases, it’s also the most effective. Not all surface lures work the same, but there is one lure that seems to always stand out when I ponder a view of my tackle box for that possible magic ... Read More >
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  • Matches, BB-Guns, Pocket Knives and Sharp Sticks…Once Upon a Time

    By Forrest Fisher When I was growing up, it was taken for granted that kids played outside. We did all those things we wanted to do outside, not inside. Mom said, “Go outside!” So we did.  Every day. We explored, we hiked the nearby fields and woods, we biked to nearby creeks to fish, we played baseball, we were bit by hornets, bees ... Read More >
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  • Lifetime Fishing Lessons 101: Lures…How to Pick ‘Em

    What lure should I buy? What color, what size, what brand? By Forrest Fisher Catching many fish lately? No? Do you wonder why not? Ask yourself this question, “Am I happy with my lures, baits, sizes, colors?” If you’re not catching fish, then you know the answer to that question. As an outdoor writer that has fished with many of our country’s most successful pro anglers, ... Read More >
  • Hunting Above Ground? How to Stay Safe…Treestand Safety Guidelines

    Get ready for hunting “Above Ground” during the Summer Months Get a full body harness, then learn how to use it Carry a cellphone or signaling device By Bob Holzhei Each year, thousands of hunters are injured in tree stand accidents. In fact, according to the Treestand Safety Awareness Foundation (TSSA), there are about 4,000 emergency room visits each year due to tree stand ... Read More >
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    New Video Urges Families to “Have the Talk” About Gun Safety Own it. Respect it. Secure it. Talk with your Kids. Do it TODAY. The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) unveiled a new public service announcement (PSA), “Protect the People You Love,” to encourage families to talk about gun safety — regardless of whether they have ... Read More >
  • Bill Hilts Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for June 13, 2019

    The statewide bass season opens on Saturday, June 15, as well as the Great Lakes muskellunge season on that same day, as anglers get ready to rumble. First off, we need to emphasize the point that Lake Ontario is open for business! Despite the high water levels and State of Emergency along the shoreline with a 5 mph no wake zone ... Read More >
  • Compact Outdoor Cookware: Ideal for Backpacking & Camping

    Durable and innovative line of outdoor cookware Ultimate outdoor eating solution integrated into one package    By Bob Holzhei Our four children, my wife and I, have camped throughout our lives. We started first with a 9 by 9 tent, then moved up to a pop-up camper, then a travel trailer, and finally we purchased a fifth wheel travel trailer with four slide ... Read More >
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  • Endangered Snake is Reintroduced to Northern Florida

    Good news for America’s longest snake! 15 eastern indigo snakes just released in year three of the north Florida recovery effort Multiple partners collaborate to bring apex predator back to The Nature Conservancy’s Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve  Fifteen eastern indigo snakes, listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, have just been released in northern Florida as part of a continuing collaborative ... Read More >