Outdoors

Four Ways Hikers Can Get Clean Water
Four Ways Hikers Can Get Clean Water

When going on a hike, one of the main concerns is how to get clean water. While a few decades ago that question was hard to answer, nowadays there are now several quick and easy ways to make sure each sip is as refreshing as the last one was. . Whether it’s backpacking, hiking, or camping,...

Jan 28, 2021
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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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...

Feb 17, 2021
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...

Jan 27, 2021
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...

Jan 27, 2021
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:....

Jan 27, 2021
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...

Jan 27, 2021
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
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
Outdoors with Big Country – Summertime Fishing
Outdoors with Big Country – Summertime Fishing

KENTUCKY – It’s the middle of June, the beginning of summer, and the water temperatures are rising into the 80’s. Now is the time most people want to go fishing. I suggest that you try fishing early in the morning or late in the day to avoid the midday hot sunshine, as well as to help...

Dec 17, 2020
Marshall County Wins KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship
Marshall County Wins KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. — The Marshall County High School team of Tristan Barrett and Evan Bremmerkamp brought a two-day cumulative total of eight bass weighing 27 pounds, 11 ounces to the scale over the weekend, beating out 67 other teams to win the 2018 Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky...

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
Hedgepath Named Campbellsville University Bass Fishing Coach
Hedgepath Named Campbellsville University Bass Fishing Coach

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University Director of Athletics Jim Hardy has announced the hiring of Pete Hedgepath as the second head coach of the Campbellsville University Bass Fishing Team in program history. . Hedgepath, the assistant over the previous few seasons under the program’s first head coach, Tommy Hall, takes over the team as the...

Dec 17, 2020
Senator C.B. Embry celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day
Senator C.B. Embry celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day

FRANKFORT, Ky. — September 26 is National Hunting and Fishing Day and Senator C.B. Embry, Jr. released a statement from his office celebrating this day.. As a member of the Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, I am proud to join like-minded sportsmen-legislators from across the nation in celebrating the 43rd National Hunting and Fishing Day on...

Dec 17, 2020
Walmart Bass Fishing League Wild Card Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes
Walmart Bass Fishing League Wild Card Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. — The Walmart Bass Fishing League is headed to Kentucky and Barkley lakes Oct. 24-25 for the no-entry-fee BFL Chevy Wild Card.. The Wild Card offers one last opportunity for the top six boaters and co-anglers to advance to the 2015 BFL All-American presented by Chevy.. “We’ve had a pretty major front coming...

Dec 17, 2020