L.L. Bean Fishing Gear

Western Fly Selection

Stuart Bourdon, Editor-In-Chief
February 5, 2013

When we think of the outdoors, one of the things that may often come to the minds of many is fishing. Angling can be an incredible sharing experience with a son, daughter or grandchild. It can also be a wonderful contemplative journey alone, delivering hours of time to relax and wash away the stress... Read more »

Woolrich: Warm Clothing With a Cool Heritage

The Buffalo Check Wool

Stuart Bourdon, Editor-In-Chief
January 4, 2013

Like a truck or travel trailer built just right, Woolrich, a Pennsylvania-based company, offers the right combination of purpose and style. The still available and quite stylish Railroad Vest was introduced when tracks were being laid through the company’s home state. The Buffalo Check Shirt has roots... Read more »

Outdoorsman: Walking On Snow


Kathy Cabrera
December 11, 2012

Snowshoeing may look difficult, but the reason it is becoming so popular among people of all ages, from children to senior citizens, is that it is easy to learn and do. There are no specific technical skills required as there are in skiing or snowboarding. Snowshoeing provides a comparable workout like... Read more »

Protecting Yourself From Frostbite


Stuart Bourdon, Editor-In-Chief
November 27, 2012

Frostbite most often happens to mountaineers and people who work outdoors in cold weather. However, it can also affect everyday outdoor enthusiasts, such as RVers, who enjoy winter activities. You are at risk anytime you are exposed to temperatures below freezing. Frostbite is considered a medical emergency... Read more »

Migration, Birding and Binoculars


Stuart Bourdon, Editor-In-Chief
September 6, 2012

Autumn is the perfect time for birding, one of America’s fastest-growing outdoor pursuits. It is also the second of the year’s two migratory seasons, when millions of avian travelers are spending weeks at a time winging their way across the landscape, from southern climes where they were growing... Read more »

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