Is fishing just for old guys? You would think so from license sales – although the number of licenses sold stays about the same each year, the average age of a purchaser gets older. The “typical” fisherman is now between 52-70 years of age. Boating follows a similar trend. That’s bad news, because if more … More Teaching Kids Lessons Through Boating and Fishing
The next time you go to a gun show, better use Uber to get there because Big Brother might be watching you. The federal government is using advanced technology to capture the license plates of people attending gun shows, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. That’s illegal, claims Gun Owners of America, … More Is Big Brother Watching You at Gun Shows?
Sometimes the name says it all — the Goliath Grouper is a true giant, growing up to 800 pounds and eight feet in length. It is the largest of the western north Atlantic Groupers. These fish are big. The Florida record is a 680 pounder caught of Fernandina Beach in 1961. They can be … More Goliath Groupers — Florida’s Giants
Without the Everglades, Florida really wouldn’t be Florida. That would be like Colorado without the Rocky Mountains, or Arizona without the Grand Canyon. The subtropical wilderness that is the Everglades is created by slow-moving fresh water flowing south from the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, through Lake Okeechobee, through sawgrass and tree islands to the mangroves … More Saving the Everglades — Florida’s “River of Grass”
Prepping for Armageddon is personal, voluntary and even trendy in the United States, but Germany recently announced plans to require all citizens to stockpile food, water and other essentials. “Precaution demands that people prepare appropriately for a development that could threaten our existence and cannot be categorically ruled out in the future,” a spokesman for … More Learn How Germans Prep Like Hamsters
What if you traveled to Alaska, broke a 42-year-old pink salmon record, but it lasted only three hours before someone else broke it? Sucks to be you. That’s what happened at the end of August to Californian Thomas Salas, who landed a huge pink salmon on the Kenai River near Soldotna. He said he was … More Four-Decades-Old Salmon Record Broken, But Lasts Only 3 Hours
The outdoor industry – always looking for an opportunity – sees a new one in helping you “get outdoors” while you stay indoors through virtual reality, and products are already on the shelves. Moosejaw Mountaineering calls its new virtual reality app “the best thing we’ve ever done,” billing it as a way to “enjoy an … More Virtual Reality Applications Bring the Outdoors In