Author: editor

Garmin GPSMAP 66i with inReach

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor Over the past few years, those who spend time in the outdoors have come to see the benefits of a GPS loaded with detailed topographic maps for navigation. Not only can these devices help guide you back to camp or to your vehicle, they can help you find your way to your destination without forcing you to take a straight line over difficult terrain. Additionally, thousands have found themselves lost, injured, or in some other type of trouble and have relied on the inReach communication technology to contact help. The inReach technology uses the...

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Adventure On A Budget: Waterfowl Hotspots in the Lower 48

By Joe Glotz It’s almost Thanksgiving time and Momma needs a big ol’ goose and a few ducks for the big meal, so let’s take a look at a few of the great possibilities for some exceptional waterfowl hunting across the U.S. The following are some of the best areas in the country to set out on a DIY adventure and if you catch the weather conditions just right, you should have no problems in downing plenty of birds for the big feast. North and South Dakota There might be no finer waterfowling journey than a trip to America’s...

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Trigger Time: Effective Practice

The Importance of an Effective Practice By Justine Williams USPSA Grand Master How do I practice?” is one of the questions that I’m asked most often. This is a tricky question because if done incorrectly, bad habits can begin to form, and these will be difficult to break. I will be explaining what practice is, and how I practice so we can run an effective practice and successfully build up our skills. So, what is practice? By the dictionary definition it “is performed (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to improve or maintain one’s...

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Pro’s Picks: Outdoor Edge RazorMax

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor For most tasks, a folding knife will get the job done, from opening boxes to skinning out a deer. But for larger jobs, nothing beats the comfort and rock-solid stability of a fixed blade. For several years, knife users have been able to get the easy use of the Outdoor Edge Razor Safe replaceable blade system in a variety of folding models. Now, they can get that same ease of use in a fixed blade model and have the ability to quickly swap between 3.5-inch drop point blades and 5-inch fillet/boning blades. The handle...

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