A Hiking Gear Checklist for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

January 28, 2015

For many people, nothing relieves stress and rejuvenates the soul more than a long walk in the woods. Taking an extended vacation in the great outdoors remains one of the most popular American pastimes. In fact, approximately 38 million Americans went hiking in 2014 and about 43 million people went camping in the United States. […]

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Backpacker Magazine’s Get Out More Tour Women’s Edition at Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure

September 5, 2014

September 19, 2014 at 6:30pm For the past few years, “Backpacker” Magazine’s Get Out More Tour has presented at Bill Jackson’s. Their emissaries, Randy and Sheri Propster, had always brought their great energy and passion for the outdoors. Sharing both skills and product knowledge, the tour has drawn large crowds of people who want to […]

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Winchester Commemorative Rifle Collection For Sale at Bill Jackson’s

September 1, 2014

Our collection consists of 14 rifles of various calibers. This collection can’t be found ANYWHERE else. The collection was obtained prior to Winchester going out of business. That means that these rifles were all American made! All of the rifle serial numbers are 58 of the series. The rifles are in near PERFECT condition. Meaning […]

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Labor Day Sale 2014 Seminar Schedule

August 22, 2014

Labor Day Sale 2014 Seminar Schedule Our Annual Labor Day Fishing and Gun Shop Sale will be August 30 through September 1st, 2014. Over the course of the weekend we will be holding various fishing seminars giving our customers a chance to hear a little fish talk from the experts. Below is the schedule of […]

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Casting Mojo

August 10, 2014

Understanding and applying the essentials of fly casting is the foundation of a good cast, but when it comes to effortless, graceful casting a little rhythm can go a long way. Of course, it’s more than just about looking good– using a casting rhythm will help you to maintain a consistent and efficient casting stroke, […]

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Our favorite things…

July 30, 2014

Here is a list of some of Bill Jackson’s employee’s favorite products here at the store… Rich D’Angelo– My favorite product is the Ocean Reef Dive Mask. I love this mask. It’s pressurized due to the 2nd stage being integrated which eliminates mask squeeze. Also, it doesn’t leak or fog like a conventional mask. Divers […]

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July 17, 2014

Bill Jackson’s was voted one of the best places to work in the Bay Area. Maybe it’s because our staff is so “happy”…

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How to tie down an SUP

July 10, 2014

Watch as  Michael S. demonstrate the proper way to tie down a SUP.

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Snorkeling Essentials

June 11, 2014

In the snorkeling world, the most common equipment used is mask, snorkel and fins. But  when it comes to snorkeling people often forget essential parts of their equipment, a snorkeling vest and weights. Masks are very important as well as your snorkel, fins, weights and snorkel vest. Needless to say, the masks helps you to […]

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Finding the perfect SUP for me

May 30, 2014

I’m an employee here at Bill Jackson’s and over the years I have been getting more and more into the sport of Stand-Up Paddle boarding. Everyday I would come into work and drool over the wall of paddleboards we have. Last month I decided that enough was enough and I needed to buy myself a […]

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