Minnesota’s Lake Osakis Brings Back Memories

I’ve often contemplated what I would give to fish just once more with my grandfather. There isn’t much I wouldn’t trade for such an...
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Away Destination: LeConte Lodge- Llama Poop Capital of America

If you seek high mountain wilderness, clean sheets, significant hiking challenge and llama poop, you should consider LeConte Lodge. LeConte Lodge is located on the...

Tip of the week: hatchet, not sandstone

Outdoor tip of the week: use a hatchet, not a rock. We’ve taken a few days off after our whirlwind tour of Knoxville while at...

Kansas Turkey Trip Pays Off

Above: Brandon Butler poses with a gobbler taken on a recent trip to Parsons, Kansas.    Photo: Author Ending the early spring turkey season without taking...

Mexico Turkey Hunt Erases All Doubt

It’s been said that travel is the greatest cure of ignorance. I have found this to be true. My wife and I were married in...

Trip to Branson, Missouri Cures Cabin Fever

Midwest anglers have no excuse for cabin fever. Lake Taneycomo, which runs through Branson, Missouri offers excellent winter trout fishing. With the summer crowds...

Backpacking the Cumberland Gap

It has often been said that you should “be careful what you wish for.” If you were the two novice backpackers who volunteered to...

Warm Winter Destination: Diving with manatees in Crystal River, Florida

Check out our Youtube video of the trip here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmCMCkwJ-o0 Occasionally, you might say to yourself, "Hey, I wonder what a 600-pound baked potato with...