CCW Classes: Benefits for Beginners

August 1, 2019

There are many valid reasons that people choose to carry a concealed weapon. Exercising your right to bear arms can help you to protect yourself and others. Many reports show that concealed weapons help deter crime. But, without the proper gun safety training, owning a gun can pose a serious threat to everyone who comes into contact […]

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Gone Fishin’: Why Fly Fishing Will Be Your New Favorite Hobby

July 18, 2019

Have you tried a bunch of different hobbies but nothing ever got you hooked? Lots of people are intimidated by fly fishing, but it’s actually one of the best hobbies for people of all ages and lifestyles to enjoy. If you’ve never tried it, you’re missing out on a lot of unique benefits and experiences. Want […]

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Enjoying the Open Water: How to Choose a Stand Up Paddle Board

July 11, 2019

Stand up paddle board and boarding has a storied history and continues to make inroads in the watersports arena today. Where did it all start? The answer is complicated. Ancient cultures around the globe, from South America to Africa, have used standup-style watercraft for millennia. But Peru claims one of the oldest traditions, dating back 3,000 years to fishermen […]

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Safety First: How to Choose a Gun and Home Security Safe

July 1, 2019

Owning a gun comes with a great responsibility. You must find a safe way to store it and keep it out of the hands of minors and others that cannot be around weapons. The best kind of storage for your guns and other valuables is a quality safe. Are you stuck trying to find the […]

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Backpacking Essentials for Any Trip

May 21, 2019

Gearing up for a backpacking trip is a balancing act. You’re trying to pack the essentials for survival, safety and comfort without overburdening yourself with weight that dampens the fun, or worse, causes injury. There are many options when choosing backpacking gear, most important being the internationally recognized 10 essentials. Some of your gear choices […]

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A Florida Adventure Bucket List

May 13, 2019

Summer is nearly here, and millions of Americans will hit the road on an adventure to explore a new place. Being in a new environment is a thrill for the senses; a wake-up call from the ordinary. Here in Florida, we are blessed with water all around us, offering us relief from the heat, and “winter” is […]

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Tarpon Fishing Season in Florida: Useful Equipment and Resources

May 1, 2019

Tarpon, long known for their acrobatics, gill-rattling jumps and powerful runs, are one of the most sought-after gamefish species in the world. Tarpon can live up to 80 years and grow to 250 pounds. They migrate from the warm waters of the Florida Keys north along both coasts and back again, making Florida the top […]

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Getting Started in Bouldering: What You Need to Know

April 26, 2019

Bouldering is a discipline within climbing that develops stamina, finger strength and combining maneuvers to solve climbing routes. Most important, bouldering is done without safety harnesses or rope, and thus, it is done usually within 20 feet of the ground with crash pads on the ground to soften a fall. Although bouldering started out as […]

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Rock Climber Gift Ideas: 5 for the Rock Climber in Your Life

April 2, 2019

Rock climbing is great exercise and an incredible adrenaline rush. Here are five equipment essentials you can give as gifts to a rock climber. But not only rock climbers need these essentials; anyone who does tree work or rappels to work on boats or wash windows needs the same good equipment. Remember, there are risks […]

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Scuba Diving Around Tampa Bay: Suit Up

April 1, 2019

Scuba diving allows you delve into another world and see parts of our Earth you would otherwise not see. Vibrant colors, fascinating life forms, plants that dance along with the waves. The Tampa Bay region is blessed with many fantastic dive spots for new and experienced divers to enjoy. Diving also happens to be great […]

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