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  • Planning to Visit Alaska? FREE Fairbanks Visitors Guide

    December 7, 2017
    Dave Barus
    Learn WHEN TO SEE the Aurora Borealis and the Midnight Sun Learn About WHERE TO STAY  Learn WHEN TO VISIT Denali National Park Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – The Explore Fairbanks 2018 Official Visitors Guide, a 78-page, full-color booklet that describes Fairbanks’ year-round opportunities, is now available for free. The annual publication is designed ... Read More >>
  • TREASURE on the Beach! Metal Detecting is FUN

    December 5, 2017
    Rich Creason
    Too Windy to Fish? Fish another Way! On a Small Beach central Florida, a retirement community…4 gold rings, 1 silver ring, over 100 coins, toys, fishing lures, and some trash.  All in one day. How? “Cold wet hands loosen rings, as does hot, sweaty hands, then throw a ball or Frisbee, the ... Read More >>
  • SEARCHING for the BIGGEST GAME EVER

    November 22, 2017
    Rich Creason
    Join Up To Be Part of a DINO-DIG You Might Meet a T-Rex….FACE-to-FACE Learn that We Live Among Much History By Rich Creason The rain began. Slowly at first, then turning into a torrential downpour. The water started running over the top edge of the high bluff along the river. As it ran downward, ... Read More >>
  • Where is the Guide?

    October 30, 2017
    David Gray
    Lake of the Woods: Walleye Capital of the World Anchor, Relax, Catch Fish All Day…Seriously Simple Jig-Minnow Fishing By David Gray “Where is the guide?” was my second question.  My first question was, “Which boat is mine?”  The boat was one of many 27-foot long Sportcraft walleye charter boats neatly tied-up to the ... Read More >>
  • A Special CASE for “Border Water Walleye and PERFECT Boneless Fillets”

    October 19, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Expert Guides DO Simplify Catching Fish – with simple JIGS Rainy Day BLESSINGS on the Rainy River   One BEST Fillet Tool CAN SIMPLIFY Cleaning Walleye by the Dozen By Forrest Fisher We arrived in the front lobby of Sportsman’s Lodge on the Rainy River in Baudette, MN,   The weather was cold and nasty, ... Read More >>
  • Autumn Color, Nature, Wilderness Air and Fresh Coffee at Lake George

    October 17, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Business Takes a NEW Direction Lure of Autumn Bass Fishing, Lake Trout, Landlocked Salmon Sights of Colorful Foliage Plans for Waterfowl Hunting, Stream Fishing for Brook Trout By Forrest Fisher My workday plan was busy with a business trip from New York City to Montreal.  The airport traffic was heavy, the security lines long, longer ... Read More >>
  • Fort Myers & Sanibel Island Beaches ARE OPEN

    October 3, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    We HAVE SURVIVED Hurricane Irma VERY WELL Come Enjoy, Explore, Swim, Fish, Cruise It is a Shell Collectors Bonanza Adventure Time By Forrest Fisher If you know Lee County, Florida, you know that homeowners and snowbird visitors alike had safety and property concerns after Hurricane Irma sent a measure of fear throughout Florida in ... Read More >>
  • 4 Days to IRMA: How Much Time Boaters Have to Prepare

    September 6, 2017
    stoadmin
    Essential info for boaters, clubs, marinas at BoatUS.com/hurricanes ALEXANDRIA, Va., September 5, 2017 – According to the National Hurricane Center, Florida may have up to four days to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Irma, a “potentially catastrophic Category 5” storm now approaching the Leeward Islands. While it’s difficult to determine landfall, ... Read More >>
  • FireDisc® Cookers Score High Marks with Sportsmen, Tailgaters, Party Folks and in Customer Satisfaction Ratings

    August 18, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Need a durable camp cooker that folds up to a VERY SMALL SIZE and can do it all for hunters, fishermen, campers or tailgate fun?   Check out FireDisc® Cookers: https://www.firedisccookers.com/products/ to see the manner of set-up, take-down and storage. So simple. Yet, FireDisc is massively overbuilt, is still light in ... Read More >>
  • VIDEOS: BoatUS – FIX, LEARN & DO Summer Boating How-to ‘Film Festival’ Kicks-off

    August 14, 2017
    stoadmin
    15 new VIDEO SHORTS by BoatUS Editors on How-To FIX, LEARN & DO Practical Boating Projects NOT HOLLYWOOD, Calif., August 7, 2017 – What are the most common boating tasks when boat owners need to ask for help? Editors at BoatUS Magazine, the trusted voice of American boating, compiled a list ... Read More >>
  • Lake Erie-Lake Ontario-Niagara River “On-Line” Fishing & Vacation Map is FREE

    August 2, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Integrated Map Provides Fish Locations, Shore Fishing Access, Boat Access Depth Contours ZERO-IN on Hotspot Fishing Locations Bait Shops, Marina Locations, Shipwrecks, ALL HERE…ALL FREE By Forrest Fisher There is a NEW interactive, online, Western New York Hotspot Fishing Map application that is yours FREE at this link:  https://wnyfishing.mrf.com. The regional website map has been ... Read More >>
  • I Met a Polar Bear, Face-to-Face! Thanks to Johnny Morris, YOU CAN TOO

    July 27, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium OPENS Sep, 21, 2017 Will be Largest, most interactive, dynamic Fish and Wildlife “Experience” in the World. Located next to Bass Pro Shops National Headquarters in Springfield, Missouri. Will also be the New Home for BASS FISHING HALL OF FAME By Forrest Fisher The hair on ... Read More >>
  • Mount Rushmore – Full of Glory on Independence Day

    July 3, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    By Forrest Fisher Mount Rushmore is no ordinary mountain.  Visiting this sacred place in the Black Hills of South Dakota has been on our “bucket list” for a long time.  As we approached from the north driving down Highway 85, the illusion of darkness rising on the horizon – the Black Hills in the ... Read More >>
  • Travel Destination: NIAGARA USA

    June 9, 2017
    Bill Hilts
    Water Temp Rising Now, Salmon Hitting with Fish to 22 Pounds Smallmouth Bass Fishing is Good on Upper and Lower Niagara River Southtowns Lake Erie Walleye Contest runs June 10-18 Niagara County, NY; June 9, 2017.   Despite record high water levels in Lake Ontario, salmon and trout fishing continues to be good ... Read More >>
  • ZIP-LINE FUN, THRILLS for YOUNG & OLD!

    May 18, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Extraordinary Speed in Safe Flight from Tower-to-Tower Adventure, Fun and Assured Safety Full Body Harness & Head Helmet Protection is Required My Favorite Place: Peek ‘N Peak, near Findley Lake, New York By Forrest Fisher Those zip-lines with strange looking towers on the hills in the distance of places we travel definitely beckon ... Read More >>
  • Spring Fever, a Highly Contagious Disease in Missouri

    April 18, 2017
    Brent Frazee
    Turkey Hunting Crappie Fishing, Bass Fishing Exploring, Camping, Hiking, Canoeing Morel Hunting By Brent Frazee Once the weather warms, the fish and wild turkeys start stirring, morels starting popping up, the redbud and dogwoods trees bud out. It’s time to head outdoors! Where? Here are some places in Missouri where spring is in full display. TURKEY HUNTING AT ... Read More >>
  • Jordan Lee Wins 2017 Bassmaster Classic

    March 27, 2017
    stoadmin
    HOUSTON — BASS Championship Sunday.  In 2013, Jordan Lee was a member of the Auburn University fishing team.  Today, he’s on top of the professional bass fishing world. The 25-year-old pro from Guntersville, Ala., stayed within striking distance all week at the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods. Then ... Read More >>
  • FISHING FANS Will Experience LIVE COVERAGE of 47th Annual Bassmaster Classic

    March 20, 2017
    stoadmin
    Classic LIVE Will Be Broadcasting in Real Time Classic Outdoors Expo presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods George R. Brown Convention Center – Houston, TX HOUSTON — Fifty-two of the world’s best bass anglers will head to Houston next week to compete for more than $1 million in the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by ... Read More >>
  • Bucket List Trip: Rainy Lake

    February 4, 2017
    stoadmin
    CAMPFIRE ISLAND: Big Fish, Lots of Fish Delicious Food, Lots of Food Great Fishing Spots, Great Guides, Hot Lures  By Jamie Wilson As anglers we all have a list of lakes, rivers and streams that have the potential to satisfy our ultimate desire; to completely outdo ourselves. This past season (early June) I encountered ... Read More >>
  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission – 75 Years of Success

    January 13, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Wildlife Conservation Areas Established  Fish, Wildlife and Public Access Expanded and Managed   Recreational Opportunities for All, Hunters and Anglers too By Forrest Fisher If you have ever travelled to Florida, it seems everywhere you go there are birds, fish, flowers and wildlife of all sorts.  It’s no accident.  In 2017, the Florida Fish ... Read More >>
  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission – 75 Years of Success

    January 13, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Wildlife Conservation Areas Established  Fish, Wildlife and Public Access Expanded and Managed   Recreational Opportunities for All, Hunters and Anglers too By Forrest Fisher If you have ever travelled to Florida, it seems everywhere you go there are birds, fish, flowers and wildlife of all sorts.  It’s no accident.  In 2017, the Florida Fish ... Read More >>
  • Braving It: Journey into the Alaskan Wild

    January 5, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    A Father and Daughter True Story of Adventure Bone-Chilling Cold, Grizzly Bears, Polar Bears, Inner Strength Guidebook for Conquering Fear as a Parent Alaska Arctic National Wildlife Refuge By Forrest Fisher Adventure above the view of our modern Western culture is not traditional.  When James Campbell and his teenage daughter, Aiden, set off to visit ... Read More >>
  • Survive Big Fish at Campfire Island

    December 8, 2016
    David Gray
    Giant Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike North Country Grandeur, Great Food Peace, Nature, Sacred Moments  The Perfect Christmas Gift – Affordable By David Gray If you were writing a Hemingway-like novel and wanted to pick a really eloquent name for a fishing destination, you couldn’t choose a better one than “Campfire Island, Rainy Lake.”   ... Read More >>
  • “Show Me”- Quest for Personal Best Bass

    September 6, 2016
    Bill Hilts
    Ozarks – Part III “What goes around comes around.” Many people believe in that statement and follow a path in life that subscribes to that way of thinking. To a certain extent, it worked for Scott Pauley and me during our recent visit to the “Show Me” State in and around Lake ... Read More >>
  • Lake of the Ozarks – Part 2

    August 23, 2016
    Bill Hilts
    Ozarks Attractions Abound Above and Beneath the Water, and Below the Ground Too Leaving Alhonna Resort on the shores of Lake of the Ozarks was bittersweet. We felt we had only scratched the surface and we begged for more as we pulled away in our Chevy Tahoe. The Tahoe was made ... Read More >>
  • Lake of the Ozarks Region

    August 17, 2016
    Bill Hilts
    Water Sports, Family Fun, Quiet Fishing, Orange Sunsets and More Growing up in the “Land of the Ozarks” had to offer a certain amount of inspiration for the band, Ozark Mountain Daredevils. After a recent visit to Central Missouri, we could certainly relate to the lyrics of their song. We could ... Read More >>
  • 3 Boating Tips for Pokémon Go

    July 15, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    Direct from BoatUS headquarters in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, is news that much of the country has recently learned is that the reality-game-meets-exercise app currently taking the nation by storm, “Pokémon Go,” now has 21 million users every day. It is reportedly the most successful mobile game ever in the United States. The ... Read More >>
  • Celebrate Trails Day at a State Park

    June 1, 2016
    Jim Low
    National Trails Day – June 1, 2016 Nature Abounds in State Parks… Sharing Some of My Experiences Nothing could ever take the place of hunting and fishing for me, but they aren’t the only outdoor pursuits I enjoy.  Sometimes, especially in the summer when most hunting seasons are closed, nothing sounds better ... Read More >>
  • Treasure in Peril

    May 31, 2016
    Jim Low
    Missouri State Parks REALLY NEED That 0.01% Tax You might be aware that Missouri’s one-tenth of 1-percent sales tax for parks, soils and water is up for a vote again this year.  In an era when “tax” is a four-letter word, this particular tax is an exception.  It is exceptional because, ... Read More >>
  • Outdoor Adventure in SW Florida is Memorable

    May 10, 2016
    Bill Hilts
    A little Florida sunshine is a perfect way to recharge your internal batteries.  One of our favorite spots continues to be Southwest Florida, home to the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel (www.fortmyers-sanibel.com). Mystique Ever since we were exposed to this outdoor playground through the adventure antics of Dr. Marion Ford and the writings ... Read More >>