Editor's Note: Today's great outdoorsman tip comes to us courtesy of the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources. Have you ever had to end a great fishing trip early due to accidentally hooking yourself? Even advanced anglers may find themselves needing to remove an embedded hook in their skin. It's one of the more common accidental injuries that fishermen endure. It’s … [Read more...] about Fishing Foul-Ups: How to Un-Hook Yourself
Camping & Survival
Gators, snakes, and bears--oh my! If you live in the path of Hurricane Laura and have chosen to shelter in place, there's something to remember: The swamp critters are seeking higher ground, too. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) urges the public to be especially alert to wildlife forced into populated areas by flood water from the storm. It happens … [Read more...] about Hurricane Warning: Critters Evacuating, Too!
It's that time of year: Short, sultry nights full of buzzing cicadas, chirping crickets and the barely audible calls of the bats that see all of the above as an all-you-can-eat buffet. Although you probably think of bats as being more active later in the year--say, just in time for Halloween--late summer and early autumn is actually when you're most likely to find one in your … [Read more...] about Bats In Your Belfry? Here’s What to Do
Win one of two prize packages to either “Shelter in Place” or “Evacuate”! The year 2020 is barely halfway over, but it’s taught us one lesson: We should always be ready to either shelter in place, or to evacuate. That’s why we here at Popular Outdoorsman, together with our sponsors, are thrilled to announce our Bug In or Bug Out $5.5K Guns & Gear Giveaway! From now through … [Read more...] about Ultimate Outdoorsman’s Package: Enter the Bug In or Bug Out $5.5K Guns & Gear Giveaway!
Have the events of 2020 made you start dreaming of going off-grid? If you've ever daydreamed about buying a few acres of American soil and setting yourself up in a self-sustaining homestead, no doubt the year 2020--complete with the COVID-19 pandemic, food shortages, and riots before the quarantines were completely lifted countrywide--has caused the intensity and specificity … [Read more...] about Want to Go Totally Off-Grid? Introducing Current Homesteading!