Outdoor Gear


Whether you're camping in the woods or in the backyard by the fire, you don't want to lose your marshmallow roasting stick!  I remember as a kid, after an exhaustive search in the woods to find my perfect twig for roasting, I would eventually lose it only to find it later after it's on the [...]

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  If capturing virtual creatures around your town with the Pokémon Go app isn't your idea of a fun time, consider geocaching which is another outdoor hunting game. To play you'll need to use your smartphone or a GPS unit like the Magellan eXplorist GC which I'm going to tell you about today. The Magellan eXplorist GC is [...]

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Summer's here and the weather is perfect for going to the beach and taking a dip in the ocean. But ever since the 1975 movie "Jaws", the level of awareness for shark attacks has been heightened. While rare, shark attacks do happen and can be deadly. Recent data shows that shark attacks are on the rise. [...]

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BBQ masters with nocturnal grilling tendencies will no longer need to juggle a flashlight in one hand while flipping burgers with the other if they use the Grillight Grilling Spatula. Made of restaurant grade stainless steel, this two-in-one meat flipper is also a flashlight too. It features a bright high powered LED in the handle [...]

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What do you get when you cross a sleeping bag, a "puffy" style coat and a blanket? My best guess would be a Rumpl. Billed as "high performance blankets," Rumpl uses technical materials designed for the outdoor industry to produce blankets for indoor OR outdoor use, making them great for snuggling up by a campfire or [...]

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If you want to capture images and video of wildlife, you need a camera that has been designed with weather resistance, motion detection and night vision. Trail cameras are designed specifically for this task. The WildKamera Wild-Vision Full HD 5.0 trail camera is my second trail camera review. Let's see what critters it was able [...]

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The next time you head to the pool, lake or beach, leave the water wings behind and grab a Floatie King pool float. These adult sized floats not only keep you above water, but they will also get you noticed. If you don't turn a few heads when you float by on the back of [...]

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Hot head? The Evaporative Cooling Cap will keep your noggin 20 degrees cooler than the surrounding air. How does it do that? The cap's liner and brim are made of a special material that allows moisture to evaporate for hours after just a two minute "charging" in cold water. This cap looks like the perfect [...]

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If you have a yard, then you also have weeds in that yard. I think my yard has more weeds than grass. I live in the woods, so it's inevitable because I don't want to treat my lawn with weed killing chemicals because I have an indoor/outdoor cat and I feel like the less toxic [...]

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_imQEMMhw-o You know those tags on your new clothes that you immediately rip off and throw in the garbage as soon as you get home? You won't want to do that when you buy gear from Columbia Sportswear. The outdoor gear manufacturer is turning the paper tags that traditionally include washing and garment care instructions [...]

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It’s always interesting when a new brand of lawn equipment comes out of nowhere and captures the imagination—and wallets—of consumers. Introduced in 2014, EGO has spent the last ten years researching and developing the Power+ platform, resulting in a line of cordless outdoor yard equipment with the power and performance of gas without the noise, [...]

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Fishing gear can be bulky and expensive. It's not something that you can easy carry with you where ever you go, so spur of the moment fishing trips require advanced planning. The Squiddies Flip Reel is a hand line fishing reel that is portable and compact enough to fit in your backpack or glove box [...]

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If you've never heard of geocaching, it's a high-tech game of hide and seek that is played with a smartphone or handheld GPS unit. It gets you outdoors in the fresh air and helps build your observation, puzzle solving and navigation skills to find caches. Caches are small containers that have been strategically hidden all [...]

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Colter Co. loves their bandanas. We've told you about their fly fishing knots and survival knots bandanas and now this year they are back with two more 100% cotton 22" x 22" square handkerchiefs that have been made and printed in the USA. The Stargazer bandana is black and features glow a dark print of [...]

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One thing I can count on after the snow melts here in New Hampshire is the rebirth of the mosquitoes, black flies and no-see-ums.  Having just spent 5-6 months indoors to beat the cold and snow, now I can look forward to 5 months of either staying inside or living in my screen porch.  So, [...]

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