Essential Adventure Gear for Your Child on a Camping Trip

September 2, 2015

More than 25% of campers in the US were between the ages of 6-17, according to the American Camper Report. That’s a lot of youngsters heading to summer camps, scouting events and family adventures. Here are some essential adventure gear for outfitting your children for camping. Essential Adventure Gear: A quality, child-sized sleeping bag: Unless […]

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Archery Bow of the Month for September 2015

September 1, 2015

The Archery Shop Bow of the Month for September 2015 is the Stryker Solution, a top-of-the-line crossbow with a light draw weight of 125 pounds, yet fires at 350 feet per second. It weighs just 6.9 pounds. This monthly deal package, good while supplies last in September, includes the Stryker Solution and a Hurricane Crossbow bag […]

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Adventure Clothing Tips: Five Things to Ask Before You Pack

August 25, 2015

Record numbers of Americans are getting into the outdoors. About 142.6 million participated in at least one outdoor activity in 2013, according to the Outdoor Foundation’s 2014 Outdoor Recreation Participation report. And those Americans spent a considerable amount of money on their pursuits. In the state of Florida alone, outdoor recreation generates $38.3 billion in […]

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Things You Should Know Before Heading to a Shooting Range for the First Time

August 10, 2015

Each year millions of Americans head to shooting ranges; some will experience firing a weapon for the first time. The reasons vary from wanting to know how to use a weapon for protection to hunting to sport shooting.  Whatever the reason, shooting ranges offer people the opportunity to handle and shoot firearms in a controlled […]

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Know the nose on your SUP

August 4, 2015

Not all standup paddleboards are shaped alike. One of the key differences, and one that is easy to spot, is the shape of the nose and hull of your SUP. The nose of the paddleboard generally falls into one of three categories: planing, displacement and hybrid. Let’s take a quick look at each: Planing: A […]

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Archery Bow of the Month for August 2015

August 2, 2015

The Archery Shop Bow of the Month for August 2015 is the Bear Cruzer, a fantastic bow for anyone who is still growing. This compound bow adjusts for both draw strength (5 to 70 pounds) and draw length (12 to 30 inches). Our monthly deal package, good while supplies last in August, includes six Hunter […]

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Lobster season accessories

July 19, 2015

As July comes to a close, many divers can’t help but think about the tasty crustacean known as the spiny lobster. Here in Florida, the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday of July (July 29-30, 2015) is slated as the two-day lobster season, and the regular harvest season begins not long after (Aug. 8 this year). […]

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Kayak fishing accessories to trick-out your ride

July 15, 2015

Here in the Tampa Bay area we are blessed with calm gulf waters and miles of shoreline for great inshore fishing. Many anglers are choosing to fish from kayaks because these shallow-running vessels put them in “skinny” water, where a good caster can work the tight spaces of a mangrove shoreline for a bounty of […]

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Archery Bow of the Month for July 2015

July 1, 2015

Our Archery Shop’s Bow of the Month for July 2015 are from the AMS Fish Hawk Series: the Junior Hawk and the Fish Hawk. This monthly deal is a choice between two bows, ranging in draw strength from 10-20 pounds to 30-40 pounds. The Junior Hawk (July special for $389.95): This is great bow for […]

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Three Considerations When Planning a SCUBA Diving Trip

June 29, 2015

As the summer heats up here in Florida, everyone seems to gravitate toward the water. For many people, SCUBA diving offers more than just a way to cool off, it’s a chance to explore a different world. About 3.5 million Americans participate in open-water SCUBA diving, according to statistics from the Diving Equipment and Marketing […]

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