Outdoor Gear

Cooler Buyer's Guide

The Right Cooler Keeps Food & Drinks Cold For Days

The modern cooler looks and performs much differently than the most popular models from a decade ago. They keep contents colder for longer using efficient insulation and improved construction. If it’s been a while since you upgraded, it might be time to raise your expectations for cooler capabilities.

Top 25 Bass Pro Shops Gift Ideas Your Friends & Family Will Love

We know what you’re experiencing right now. It’s beginning 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 quickly. But don’t worry, Bass Pro Shops is here to lend a helping hand and get your gift giving self right back on track with outdoor gift ideas this year. Your friends and family are sure to be amazed.

Gift Ideas for Outdoor Friends and Family

You can tell it’s close to the holiday season when certain family members keep mentioning things are “cute” or “awesome” or other words that indicate the item they are talking about is certainly worthy of notice. It might even look good when wrapped up in something red or green and tied with a ribbon.

Winter Boots Buyer's Guide

Winter means different things in different parts of the country. Considering it might dump 24" of snow overnight in the Rockies, pour 2" of rain in 24 hours in the Pacific Northwest or send the mercury plunging to -30°F in the Midwest, winter creates a special set of needs for winter footwear no matter where you are.

Work Boots Buyer's Guide

Choosing the right  work and duty boots is a choice that can mean the difference between enjoying your work or being miserable. In some lines of work it could even mean the difference between safety and serious injury or even death. Modern, feature-laden boots provide a myriad of options to address almost any concern.

Porro Prism or Roof Prism Binoculars: What is the Difference?

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. But what is the difference, exactly, other than price point and physical difference?

How to Adjust Diopter Settings on Your Binoculars (infographic)

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 detail needed to judge a trophy from an “almost,” you must adjust them properly.

Campsite Games for Groups

Maximize the fun on your next outdoor adventure with these great campsite games.

While there is certainly plenty to keep you occupied in the great outdoors, it doesn't hurt to take along a few games to keep everyone entertained. From horseshoes to Catchphrase, here are some games to make your next camping trip even more fun.

Horseshoes: For That Competitive Edge
If a weekend away with friends isn't complete without some sort of competition, horseshoes is the perfect game to take along. You need minimal gear, just a set of horseshoes and two stakes.