Month: June 2016

Adventure Dog First Aid Kits

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor Nothing beats exploring the outdoors with your best four-legged friend. But even the most intrepid explorers are likely to run into the occasional accident. Having a properly stocked first aid kit can help you keep exploring, or even stabilize an injury until you can get back to civilization. The same holds true for your dog. Adventure Medical Kits, makers of the best first aid kits for the outdoors, has created their Adventure Dog Series of first aid products for your canine companion. The kits come in three sizes, The Heeler, The Trail Dog, and...

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The BAREBOW! Sagas: The Ultimate Heart-Shot!

In the final story of Chapter 27, taken from my award-winning book, BAREBOW!, I recounted how — at long last — on May 18, 2004, I was able to dispatch Mr. Murphy’s ghost with the same shot that secured for me the new Pope and Young World’s Record Grizzly Bear. That true tale was titled “Two Monsters with One Arrow.” The sweet victory left me only an August hunt in California for Tule elk and the harvest of a brown bear in Alaska before I would finally be able to claim completion of the first-ever, North American (barebow) archery...

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Adventure On A Budget: Wisconsin Dells

By Michelle Scheuermann If you are familiar with Wisconsin Dells, then the first image that comes to mind is waterparks. And tourists. And those little fudge shops. Located just north of Madison, Wis., “the Dells” is definitely all of that– but its also located near three state parks, on two lakes, a major river system and two well-known state bike trails, which are all ingredients for what my friends? Adventures on a budget. My best friend and I first came to the Dells a number of years ago as we were drawn to the vast amount of recreational activities...

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Writer’s Contest: Work Isn’t Work In Paradise

By Chandler Jade Mellon I woke up to the warmth of sunshine on my face. It was only 7 a.m., but it was time to throw on my cowboy boots and get to work. As I opened my door, the brisk South Dakota air brushed my face and let me know it was going to be a great day, not too hot and not too cold. It didn’t take much to make me mentally ready for work, because my work day was spent outside in my own little paradise. South Dakota is usually only known as the state with...

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Wild Game Recipe: Gravlax

Gravlax is a Nordic dish of Salmon cured in salt, sugar and dill. It differentiates from lox, which is usually the belly of the Salmon cured with a higher salt concentrated cure. It is not smoked, but cured in the spice mixture.I have made this numerous times over the years and found this method to be not only the easiest, but having the best result. Ingredients 1 large whole side salmon fillet 2 bunches of fresh dill 2 cups sugar 1 cup kosher salt 2 tablespoons freshly cracked black pepper Optional Items 2 tablespoons Aquavit or Gin (sprinkled over...

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