Buying Guide

hunter using binoculars
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How to Pick the Right Binoculars for You

October 14, 2020
On any big game hunting trip, and on many outings for small game and waterfowl as well, next to your rifle, shotgun or bow, a good pair of binoculars may be the most important piece of equipment you…
Fly fisher camp & fly fishing
31,605

12 Best Trout Fishing Flies That Go-Anywhere (video)

August 29, 2020
When traveling to new areas and fresh waters, it's always wise to hire a guide or find a local who will show you the prime fly fishing areas and let you in on the best fishing flies for that river or…
Women bow hunter
58,884

Bow Buyer's Guide for Women (and Youth)

August 19, 2020
One of the great boons to bowhunting is the growing number of women joining its ranks. Archery manufacturers have been quick to respond, producing more bows and archery accessories expressly with…
A selection of hunting knives
58,466

Hunting Knife Buyer's Guide: What You Need to Know

July 30, 2020
When I was 12 years old, my grandmother gave me a beautiful fixed-blade hunting knife in a leather sheath that had belonged to my grandfather. I was just learning to hunt then, and that knife became…
Three archery broadhead types
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Archery Broadhead Buyer's Guide

June 11, 2020
A broadhead is a large cutting point assembly, attached to an arrow shaft for hunting. The proliferation of archery broadhead designs and blade configurations are diverse, making the decision on…
Hunter ready to shoot rifle
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Use This Rifle Caliber Chart to Pick the Right Ammo for Hunting

November 14, 2019
When I first started big game hunting, most serious hunters handloaded their own ammunition. This was because the quality of the factory-loaded ammunition that was available was not always of the…
hunter using binoculars
10,234

How to Adjust Diopter Settings on Your Binoculars (infographic)

July 22, 2019
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: A Guide to Choosing Baitcast Reels
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A Guide to Choosing Baitcast Reels

June 26, 2019
Many anglers shy away from baitcast reels due to some common fears. Hearing the dreaded term "bird nest" evokes a reluctance to give these reels a fair shake. Misconceptions that they are "difficult…
Shotguns
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Finding the Best Shotgun for Your Needs – A Buyer's Guide

June 25, 2019
Seeing a clay bird shatter and spray like fireworks on the Fourth of July is bound to put a smile on any shooter's face. You're more likely to feel that thrill if you choose a shotgun that's right…
9 Pieces of Must-Have Gear for Memorial Day Camping by 9 Pieces of Must-Have Gear for Memorial Day Camping...
20,120

The Best Must-Have Camping Gear List for Summer

May 25, 2019
Camping season is here! Are you and your family ready? Here's a good starting point from our camping experts to ensure you have all the gear you need to enjoy a great camping experience. They also…
2 men hiking up
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Hiking Boots Buyer's Guide

April 20, 2019
Hiking boots have come a long way since the 1980s when athletic-shoe-style hiking boots were first introduced. We’re also now wearing them for a more versatile array of outdoor adventures from…
News & Tips: Begin Kayaking With These 7 Must-Have Kayak Gear Essentials...
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Begin Kayaking With These 7 Must-Have Kayak Gear Essentials

April 2, 2019
Key Paddling Gear You'll Need to Go Kayaking Of course you need a kayak and a paddle. Your first few outings should probably be in a rented kayak. Perhaps you'll even decide to take lessons - formal…