Trailer Safety Chains- Safe Enough?

Almost all boat trailers come with safety chains. Almost all tow vehicles come with special loops in their trailer hitch assembly to hook the...

Dealing with a No-Start Boat Engine

I’m not a trained marine mechanic, but I’ve been a boater all my adult life and have spent more time in less than perfectly...

Canoe or Kayak?!?

If you are a fisherman on the cutting edge of technology, carrying the latest I-Phone and know more about Bluetooth than bluegills, chances are...

March Hiking a Transcendent Treat

I used to loathe March. For me, this month of basketball madness was the season of mud, gray skies and most importantly, it was...

EPA Mandates More Booze-Fuel

A perfect example of an out of control government bureaucracy is the Environmental Protection Agency when it comes to fuel ethanol. A tangled web...

SHARK! Watch Your Toes on Spring Break!

Just in time for late winter vacations and spring breakers making plans for beach parties comes this warning from the Florida Program for Shark...

Coping with February

The month of February has only one redeeming factor. The weather is always nicer and more spring-like at the end of the month than...

Finally, a First Frost

Literally, as these words are being pounded out on the keyboard, the first frost of the season is slowly melting off the dead-but-don’t-know-it-yet flowers...

Dock Dog Championships

Do you like to travel to far away places for the purpose of attending athletic events? Plenty do. Look at the popularity of NASCAR,...
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Driving the Biggest Danger to Outdoors Enthusiasts

It is ironic that outdoors enthusiasts will drive hundreds of miles just to park their vehicle so they can then engage in walking, paddling,...