Outdoor Gear

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So Many Reasons to Own a Jump Starting Battery Pack

December 10, 2018
Having a portable jump starting battery pack is a good idea if you’re an outdoors enthusiast. Whether camping or hunting in a remote wooded area, fishing in the middle of the lake, or on the side of…
News & Tips: Top 25 Bass Pro Shops Catalog Gift Ideas Friends & Family Will Love...
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Top 25 Bass Pro Shops Catalog Gift Ideas Friends & Family Will Love

December 7, 2016
We know what you’re experiencing right now. It’s begining to feel a lot like stress. It’s the stress of not knowing what to get your family members and friends for the holidays, which are coming up…
News & Tips: The Endless Possibilities of Spotlights...
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The Endless Possibilities of Spotlights

September 9, 2014
When you need a super-bright, far-reaching light, a spotlight works best. Navigating a boat at night, viewing wildlife after dark, varmint hunting, frog hunting and emergency signaling are all tasks…
News & Tips: Porro Prism or Roof Prism Binoculars: What is the Difference?...
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Porro Prism or Roof Prism Binoculars: What is the Difference?

August 15, 2014
The selection of quality binoculars available at reasonable prices has never been greater. When shopping for a new set, you may notice that all are either referred to as Porro prism or roof prism.…
News & Tips: Everything You Need to Know About Headlamps Before You Buy...
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Everything You Need to Know About Headlamps Before You Buy

July 25, 2014
Headlamps are basically flashlights that provide the convenience of hands-free operation. Strapped on the head or clipped on a hat brim, they are excellent to use when performing tasks such as…
News & Tips: How to Adjust Diopter Settings on Your Binoculars (infographic)...
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How to Adjust Diopter Settings on Your Binoculars (infographic)

July 22, 2014
Whether you spend little money, medium money, or big money on binoculars, they will only perform as well as you know how to use them.  If binoculars are to provide all-day comfort and critical fine…
News & Tips: The Best Knife Sharpener You Didn't Know You Had...
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The Best Knife Sharpener You Didn't Know You Had

June 13, 2014
What's worse than a dull knife blade? Well, perhaps a lot of things, but the frustration of hacking away at game meat makes an otherwise happy day feel like a defeat. If your blade isn't cutting it,…
News & Tips: 4 Reasons Why You Should Own These Convertible Pants...
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4 Reasons Why You Should Own These Convertible Pants

May 26, 2014
A quality pair of convertible pants is one piece of outdoor apparel I regularly wear when the weather's warm. Also known as zip-off pants, they're one of the most versatile pieces of clothing going.…
News & Tips: Sunglasses Review: Oakley Flak Jacket XLJ Sunglasses...
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Sunglasses Review: Oakley Flak Jacket XLJ Sunglasses

April 28, 2014
I bought my first pair of Oakley Flak Jacket XLJ polarized sunglasses six years ago. They have excellent optics and clarity. Here are some observations after wearing them in a range of environments,…
News & Tips: Fixed Blade Knives a Must for Hikers
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Fixed Blade Knives a Must for Hikers

March 7, 2014
A few decades ago, a specific knife style became popular for not only avid outdoorsmen and women, but also for thousands of youngsters and adults interested in a survival tool — the survival knife.…
News & Tips: These Boot Accessories Help Your Boots Last Longer...
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These Boot Accessories Help Your Boots Last Longer

January 17, 2014
Let's face it, properly fitting boots are one of the best pieces of equipment you can have for the outdoors. They protect your feet from cold, rain and rough terrain, biting and stinging critters —…
News & Tips: For the Love of Coffee Pots
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For the Love of Coffee Pots

December 23, 2013
I'm not a collector but I guess I do have a multiple number of some items. It's not because I'm a collector. I just can't resist a good deal, even if I already have several of them! That would…