June 30, 2016

Reader Approved Outdoor Blog Posts: 3/2012


How about a round of Outdoor Blog Posts that have been submitted by happy readers…. My Top Ten Land Stewardship Quotes: Reader Note ~ My Dad put together his list of top ten best land stewardship quotes (this is his website, not mine) and it really showed how people from throughout history (not just the last […]

Guest Post for Outdoor Blogs

The culprit ... introduced non-native lake trout

Attention Outdoor bloggers: Chris Schustrom, president of the Flathead Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and Bruce Farling, executive director of Montana Trout Unlimited, have written an opinion piece they’re circulating to bloggers all over the country. Flathead Lake, once Montana’s most popular lake fishery, thanks to its massive kokanee salmon runs, and its native west […]

Secretary Salazar Announces Appointments to Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council


WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the appointments of 23 individuals to the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council, an advisory panel created in 1993 to advise the Secretary on nationally significant recreational fishing, boating and aquatic resource conservation issues. “With its vast experience and expertise in boating, fishing and conservation, […]

Top O’ The Monday To You…

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Well hey, Hi, Hello Everyone out there in Cyber Space. How ya doing? I’m sure you can tell by the lack of posts around these parts, Joe and I have been otherwise diverted to various other aspects of life and as you all know, we run the OBN from the ‘fun things to do in […]

Featured Outdoor Bloggers of the Week: 3/20

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It’s time to add a few more blogs to your rounds starting with…. Let us introduce you to the Outdoor Blog Wood Trekker ~ The random thoughts of a man with two left hands and an axe, on the subject of bushcraft, wilderness survival, camping, hiking, and gear review. This Bushcraft blog has it all. Stories, […]

Sportsman Channel Engages Nielsen for Program Ratings

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Sportsman Channel Engages Nielsen to Report Program Ratings  Major Gains in Distribution, Audience Growth, and Brand Awareness Fuels Advertiser Demand for Outdoor TV Leader  New Berlin, Wis., (March 19, 2012) — Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, announced today it will be a Nielsen rated network, a critical step in […]

Winner of the Sport Science Basic T

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The RNG had an easy job to do this weekend and, as usual, it performed flawlessly by picking the one winner for this week’s offering. The winner of the Sport Science Basic T is #4 – Trey. Oh man – now it looks rigged.  First he gets his blog highlighted, now he wins the gear […]

SEO For Bloggers Part II: SEO Tips And Tricks


In my last post, I covered SEO and why it is important to you as a blogger. In case you missed it, you can check it out here. Now that we have covered WHY SEO is important, I want to offer up a few tips on HOW to optimize your blog. There are a million […]

Making Your Outdoor Blog Work for You (Part 2 of 2)

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What does your blog do? And what do you need it to do? The average lifespan of a blog is about 30 months.  Many of the casualties (including some great blogs featured on the OBN) had the best of intentions.  Good writing.  Good photography.  Good readership.  And yet, they’re gone. If you happened to catch […]

Gear Review Opportunity 3-16: Sport Science – Smarter Performance Wear

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This Week’s opportunity comes from Sport Science.  We were contacted by them and they offered the OBN the opportunity to give one of our bloggers a Smarter Basic T to review.  I’m not sure there could be ANYTHING we offer that has a more universal appeal - everybody (at least on this site) wears cloths!!  From Sport […]