‘Tis the season where everyone has a suggestion as to what gift you should buy your father. Pro tip: avoid the same old cliché items like whiskey bottles or barbecue utensils. Been there, done that. For outdoorsy dads, it is better to find an item they can use and abuse while enjoying their favorite place: The Great Outdoors. After all, nothing says, “I appreciate you” like enabling Papa to find his next great adventure.
I returned from another unsuccessful spring archery turkey hunt in Nebraska. I use the term unsuccessful very lightly because although we didn’t harvest any gobblers, we came home with so much more. My goal is to leave the field knowing something just a little more than when I arrived. With these seven spring turkey hunting must-haves, I know I collected a bit more expertise about the turkeys, the friendships, the land, and the comforts of camp.
Klymit, a comfort innovator in advanced outdoor technology, introduces a travel dog bed to its award-winning product line. The Moon Dog Bed is Klymit’s first entry into the pet accessories market.
I go camping about a half dozen times a year these days and I’m the first to admit I’m obsessed with the gear that goes along with it. When not actively planning a trip or already on one, I often spend the evening rearranging the shelves on which my various tents, packs, sleeping pads, and other such supplies are stored. I suppose I try to justify how much of the stuff I’ve accrued by reorganizing it when not actually using it.