Category: How-Tos

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Planning a Long Distance Hike

by Dave Gantz.   I was taught to appreciate the natural world early in my life, and I continue to experience nature through outdoor...
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Loading Your Fly Fishing Vest

by Levi Opsatnic Upon deciding to pick up the hobby of fly fishing, you will almost immediately notice that possessing an arsenal of items...
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Tying Flies: Caddis Larvae Fly

by Levi Opsatnic. When thinking of trout flies, it is no surprise that mayflies usually get the highest priority, but is that a result...
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Tying Flies: Beetle Fly

by Levi Opsatnic.  With the summer solstice behind us, I figured it an appropriate time to dive into one of the type of flies...
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Axe Basics

by Bart Beck. The axe is one of the simplest, yet most essential types of tools. At its simplest form, it’s a wedge set...
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Camping Stove Maintenance Check

by Dan Trew. It’s that first big spring trip of the year, and you’ve just settled down after a day out in the backcountry....