portable solar panel

The Portable Solar Panel is Part of the Outdoors

Times sure have changed. Merely a generation ago, people only made phone calls from a landline and there was no email, just the good...

Christmas Gifts for Campers and Hikers

While anglers and hunters get the attention as collectors of gear and gadgets, hikers and campers are similarly afflicted with the need to have...
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How to Winterize an RV or Travel Trailer

It's a pain in the neck but failing to winterize an RV or travel trailer is far bigger headache (and costly) in the long...
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Trailer Lights 101

Almost everyone with a fishing boat has either gotten it wet already or will in the near future. But one of the most aggravating...
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Wet Weather Tenting Tips

Let’s talk about tents and rain. As I can often work up a sizable drizzle by simply looking at a picture of a tent,...
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Old Camper Makes Special Hunt Camp

The moment I laid eyes on that worn out old camper, I knew she had to be mine. Her beauty surely wasn’t apparent to...
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Hunting Season….Beauty, Biscuits, and Beer!

I have to admit that I don’t do much of the traditional hunting. Oh I’ve participated in a few hunting activities when camping like...
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How Not to Get Divorced When Backing Up

So you are taking advantage of the end of season RV sales, or thinking about February’s Boat/Sport/Travel show, or maybe you have struggled this...
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Giant Tent Serves as Season Long Basecamp

Someday I hope to own a piece of hunting property on which I’ll build my dream cabin. I hope it’ll be home to countless...
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Toasted Marshmallows: The Ultimate Fall Aperitif for the Young and the Young at Heart

Everyone enjoys a nightcap when camping and what better way to end a crisp fall evening at a Hoosier campground than with toasted marshmallows....

Podcast Episode #6- New ATV Helmet Law (and a shark in...

Capt. Bill Browne of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources discusses the new ATV helmet law that takes effective July 1, 2017.  The purpose...

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