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Fly Fishing with a Tenkara Rod

Fish on! My fingers immediately jump to the task of mending line, reaching for the reel to gather up the slack as I pull up on the rod tip . . . and they grab nothing but air. This is the stuff of a...
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Lawson Blue Ridge Camping Hammock: Best of Two Worlds

EVERYONE LOVES A HAMMOCK. That's why, when I started searching for a backpacking tent, I chose the Lawson Blue Ridge Camping Hammock. Sometimes it's hard to find a nice flat place to pitch a tent and sleep on...
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How to Choose an Ultralight Backpacking Sleeping Pad

Backpackers have more ultralight sleeping pad options than ever before. There are dozens of different sizes, shapes, and types of construction, ranging from dirt-simple foam pads to lush inflatable cushions...