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SJK Carbine 2500 Hunting Backpack Review

The SJK Carbine 2500 tactical hunting backpack is designed with versatility in mind -- it's big enough to carry a lot of gear but small and compressible enough to take anywhere. Plus, its pocket system gives yo...
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How to Choose the Best Backpacking Pack

With so many options, choosing a backpacking pack in 2016 is crazy hard for a beginner. While you can survive with most any pack, consider this: Your enjoyment of a hidden backcountry gem can be influenced by t...
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Are You a Weekend Warrior or Midweek Marauder?

Let's get this straight: Heading outside for the weekend is always far better than staying home and running errands -- weekends are not for errands. That's a damn good rule that should remain etched in stone...
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How to Choose the Best Fly Rod for Trout

If you want to learn how to fly fish for trout, you need a fly fishing rod -- but which rod is the best fly rod for trout? Fly rods come in different lengths and "weights" of rods, not to mention a wide range o...
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Inside the Fujifilm FinePix XP90

The Fujifilm FinePix XP90 waterproof adventure camera is a new update to its rugged XP line -- it replaces the Fujifilm XP80, which we took fly fishing and playing on rivers and lakes. That experience proved th...

Inside the Olympus Stylus TG-870 Tough

The Olympus Stylus TG-870 Tough rugged and waterproof adventure camera is the new update to its predecessor, the TG-860. The TG-870 is a mild update -- basically it includes a few new art filters and the rear L...