Outdoors

How to Stop Skis from Going Sideways
How to Stop Skis from Going Sideways

If you’re getting ready for your first ski trip, the one thing you may already know about skiing is that you do not want your skis to go sideways. Because, when they do, you usually end up landing in some unappealing position that only hot compresses and Advil can help you recover from. So, if...

Jan 15, 2021
How Long Should A Hiking Staff Be? (We Find Out)
How Long Should A Hiking Staff Be? (We Find Out)

Hiking staffs (also referred to as trekking poles) are a ubiquitous hiking accessory. Hikers enjoy using them because they provide them with the stability necessary to conquer an array of terrains. They can also assist with overall rhythm, guaranteeing a smoother excursion. However, the correct length is required to provide stability and comfort along the...

Jan 14, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Surf Stance Width
The Ultimate Guide to Surf Stance Width

Figuring out the perfect stance can be difficult, especially for those who are just starting out surfing. There is a lot to go into the stance, and sometimes it can change depending on the wave, the board, and what level surfer you are.. One of the best stances to be in when you are on...

Jan 14, 2021
5 Best Places To Buy Cheap Hiking Gear
5 Best Places To Buy Cheap Hiking Gear

Enjoying the Great Outdoors is an American pastime.  Each year, nearly 45 million people hit over 135,000 miles of state and federal hiking trails to enjoy day hikes or backpacking excursions. . While outdoor recreation can be exciting, finding affordable hiking boots, clothing, backpacks, and accessories can be daunting.. Still, buying cheap hiking gear is easier...

Dec 17, 2020
Weierya Ski Socks In-Depth 2021 Review
Weierya Ski Socks In-Depth 2021 Review

With winter just weeks away, snowboarding season is around the corner. Predictions are in with most weather experts forecasting a colder and snowier season especially in the North of the U.S. which will create the perfect conditions to enjoy some of the more popular winter sports and activities including snowboarding, skiing, hiking, and even some...

Dec 17, 2020
OutdoorMaster Ski Goggles Pro Review
OutdoorMaster Ski Goggles Pro Review

If you’re an outdoor and winter sports enthusiast, you know how much fun a day of snowboarding can be. You also know that without the proper gear, it can go from totally awesome to downright miserable. From your ski jacket and pants to a high-quality snowboard, every piece of gear adds to the experience, sets...

Dec 17, 2020
Top 5 Best Wetsuits for Surfing [2021 Reviews]
Top 5 Best Wetsuits for Surfing [2021 Reviews]

With a new year rolling around, it’s the perfect time to review where you can find the best wetsuits for surfing for the coming season. As any seasoned surfer would say, your own wetsuit will help you get the most out of surfing and swimming in the big deep blue waters for these important reasons:....

Dec 18, 2020
Top 5 Best Surfboards for Beginners
Top 5 Best Surfboards for Beginners

Surfing will never go out of style for both young and old. According to the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA), up to 35 million global citizens are self-proclaimed surfers.. If you’re new to the sport, you’ll want to purchase a beginner’s surfboard. Professional boards are best reserved for skilled surfers.. That said, what kind of...

Dec 17, 2020
Five Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Great Outdoors Month
Five Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Great Outdoors Month

WESTERN KY – June 2012 has officially been proclaimed Great Outdoors Month, and there are lots of ways to celebrate. Here are five different activities you can enjoy in the great outdoors.. GO FISHING OR BOATING. Going fishing is a great way to take advantage of a beautiful day. There are lots of amazing places...

Dec 19, 2020
Outdoors with Big Country — Women Make Presence Known in Great Outdoors
Outdoors with Big Country — Women Make Presence Known in Great Outdoors

KENTUCKY — Move on over gentlemen, women are making their presence know in the great outdoors. They are also taking some very nice trophy bucks.. It’s not just a man’s sport anymore and that’s a good thing.. I have introduced my wife to fishing and hunting. Several other men have also done the same with...

Dec 19, 2020
God’s Great Outdoors – Deer Rifle Season Opening Day
God’s Great Outdoors – Deer Rifle Season Opening Day

WESTERN KY – Hello again folks! I hope to find that you are having a blessed week. Each day that the Lord gives you and you are alive and well is truly a blessed day.   This Saturday is the opening day of the annual rifle season here in KY. There will be more people...

Dec 19, 2020
Outdoors with Big Country – Deer Antler Shed Hunting
Outdoors with Big Country – Deer Antler Shed Hunting

KENTUCKY – It’s almost that time of year already when some bucks may be shedding and dropping their antlers.. Some of the big rack bucks seem to drop their racks a little faster than the smaller bucks do, mainly due to the weight of the bone mass. Though I have seen some small rack bucks...

Dec 17, 2020
LBL Small Game Hunting Seasons Begin
LBL Small Game Hunting Seasons Begin

GOLDEN POND, KY. – Small game hunting seasons open at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area beginning December 1, 2012. Small game hunting offers great opportunities to enjoy the outdoors during winter months.  All hunters (age 16 and older) must have an LBL Hunter Use Permit, an appropriate state license, and observe LBL...

Dec 17, 2020
OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Excitement Over Hunting, Church Compares Apples to Oranges
OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Excitement Over Hunting, Church Compares Apples to Oranges

KENTUCKY — I’m trying to pace myself. I know the deer season can get long and tiresome. It can also really mess with work and family… and life.. So, right now, it’s better for me to hold off just a little longer before I make the turn from regular human to deer hunter. If my...

Dec 17, 2020
Land Between The Lakes ‘No Hunting’ Zones Open to Archery Deer Hunting
Land Between The Lakes ‘No Hunting’ Zones Open to Archery Deer Hunting

GOLDEN POND, Ky. — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will open areas typically marked as “No Hunting” zones to archery deer hunting.. Kentucky areas will be open to archery hunting through Jan. 19 and include Hillman Ferry and Energy Lake campgrounds. Tennessee areas will be open to archery hunting through Jan. 4 and include...

Dec 17, 2020
Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Three State Resort Parks for Great Fall Fishing
Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Three State Resort Parks for Great Fall Fishing

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The dramatically cooler nights of the last few weeks are a blessing for anglers.. These longer, colder nights pull the residual heat from the water, signaling to game fish that it is time to fatten up on the fall harvest of baitfish born earlier in the year.. The picturesque panorama of the changing...

Dec 17, 2020
Ky. Afield Outdoors: Be Ready When Fishing Opportunities Arise
Ky. Afield Outdoors: Be Ready When Fishing Opportunities Arise

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Planning a fishing trip more than a couple days ahead of time can be a gamble in late winter when the weather is a mixed bag and the favorable conditions here today may be gone tomorrow.. With some advance preparation, you can be ready to grab what you need and go when...

Dec 17, 2020
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