Caveman Skills

Everything around the cave from BBQ, hunting, fishing, fighting, and organizing so you can watch less, do more, and be a better man.

getting started fly fishing

How to Get Started Fly Fishing

To get started fly fishing, all you really need is a fly rod, reel, line, leader, and a fly. Learning to fly fish is both easier -- and harder -- than most people realize. On one hand, once you learn how to...
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Gear Guide: 22 Best EDC Knives for the Money

There is a whole subculture maniacally focused on the best everyday carry knife, a.k.a. the best EDC knives. I'm not one of those guys, but most every day, I carry a knife. Why? A knife is a damn handy tool. ...
first elk bow hunting

Learning to Bow Hunt: First Elk with a Bow

My buddy Mike grew up bow hunting for elk. He and his dad hunted together many years, and he shared lots of stories of getting bulls excited during the rut, which is during August and September, depending on te...
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The Best Trout Flies: Ants!

When I was younger, I spent an undue amount of time trying to match the hatch, and I've had success doing it -- but the trouble is, the hatches don't often come on strong when I happen to be out on the water. E...

Even Cavemen Had Tools: The Starter Tool Kit

Hammering, drilling, nailing, and sanding -- these actions mean "building" to many people, but also they mean frustration and pain to rookies. In this case rookies include recent grads, youth who didn't take sh...