June 25, 2016

Two out of three sportsmen support protecting land, air and water

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Results released today from the 2012 Colorado College State of the Rockies Conservation in the West poll find that western voters who identify as sportsmen view America’s public lands as critical to their state’s economy and quality of life, and support upholding protections for clean air, clean water, natural areas and […]

Reader Approved Outdoor Blog Posts

reader approved

Keep your friends close and your Package Closer ~ Hilarious review of a piece of apparel that can prevent the guys out there from experiencing the dreaded ”fire in my underpants” Outdoor Teaching Mistakes we make with our Children ~ Reader Note: Lindsey and Olivia both do an awesome job of discussing educating kids about and in […]

Western Voters Across Political Spectrum Agree: Public Lands Are Essential To Our Economy


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 30, 2012 MEDIA CONTACTS: Sarah Coppersmith, scoppersmith@scottcircle.com; w: 202-207-3660, c: 602-418-0316 Leslie Weddell, Colorado College Leslie.Weddell@ColoradoCollege.edu; w: 719-389-6038 Western Voters Across Political Spectrum Agree: Public Lands Are Essential To Our Economy New Survey Finds Voters In Key Western States Believe U.S. Does Not Have To Choose Between Environment & Economy; Support Protections […]

Outdoor Contest: OJDC’s First Annual Fly Tying Contest

Fly Tying Contest

All right all you Fly Tyers out there. Right now, OwlJones.com and J. Stockard Fly Fishing have announced a new Fly Tying Contest. From what I can see, it’s a great way to get your uber special fly some publicity and get in on a chance to win a great prize package! For Example: Grand Prize: A Wind […]

Gear Review Winners – THANKS to Magnum Boots and ECS Cases!

The special edition Gear Review Opportunity to celebrate our 1,000th blogger sign-up was met with some serious enthusiasm.  We went to the old reliable RNG to see who would get these great items to use and review, and the RNG didn’t let us down. Well – not too much. The first number chosen was 20 […]

OBN Friday Notes ~ 1/27

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Around the Outdoor Blogger Network this Week:  Outdoor Talk: Surface Film Part Deux : Fly Fishing Photography Show ~ Outdoor Book Review Ice Fishing: The Ultimate Guide by Tim Allard Outdoor Blogging Tips: First up, Home Skillet has posted a follow up to his post Income from Custom Editorials (Part I) Income from Custom Editorials (Part II) dives further […]

Outdoor Book Review Ice Fishing: The Ultimate Guide by Tim Allard

Ice Fishing Ultimate Guide

This Book Review was originally published on the Outdoor Blog: Nimrod Diaries At last.  The long awaited and much talked about book review is here. Awhile back Nimrod came into possession of a book. Not any old book  Ice Fishing: The Ultimate Guide by Tim Allard.  The book was won during a birthday celebration at theOutdoor […]

Video Editing on a Budget 2


Video editing can be the most frustrating thing on earth to do, well at least for me it is.  Sometimes I am ready to punt my computer to the moon or drown it in out local river.  Why you might ask?  Memory and Drive speed. The two key ingredients that can turn a normally good computer into […]

Starting off the 2012 Gear Review Opportunities with a Celebration of Sorts


The truth be told, I (we) had grand plans and visions for this little celebration.  Our little site gets its 1,000th registered Outdoor Blogger on the directory and we would have a party… HHOOOORAY!!   WHOOPIE!!! Then, work got in the way. So, a bit belatedly, we kick off the 2012 Gear Review Opportunity season with […]

Blood Knot Magazine: The 2nd Annual “Blogger Issue”

Bloodknot Magazine

It’s here and I’ll admit it. I’ve already read the magazine from cover to cover. Blood Knot Magazine 2nd Annual “Blogger Issue” If I had any restraint, I would have announced it first, then read it, but I couldn’t help myself. Sorry. It’s just that it’s chalked full of Outdoor Bloggers that I know, enjoy, […]