June 26, 2016

AFTCO Gear Review Opportunity Winners


On this fine Wednesday, we are happy to announce several winners in the AFTCO (American Fishing Tackle Company) Gear review opportunity. We’re doing this by package, so if you win, be sure to check which package deal you received and size accordingly. First Package ( 1 each Long Sleeve Fishing Shirt, Original Fishing Pants, Buff ) Winner: Comment #15 Gretchen Steele […]

Coleman Heritage Essay Contest Update

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Just a quick Update: The Coleman Heritage Essay Contest is official Closed now. The essays are now in the hands of the judges from Coleman and we hope we have the official results back by tomorrow…. As soon as we know the results, I’ll start posting them right away here on the OBN.  Trust me, I’m […]

Friday Notes: Contest Updates

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Just a reminder…. For the Coleman Heritage Essay Contest, as of this moment, you have exactly  3 days, 12 hrs, 33 min to enter…( CLOSES– 5/28/2012 11:59 PM North America – Mountain Standard Time). For the Trout Unlimited Blogger Tour 2012, as of this moment, you have exactly: 6 days, 12 hrs, 34 min to enter…(CLOSES […]

AFTCO jumps in with both feet for OBN bloggers – Gear Review Opportunities


We have another great company wanting to get involved with our great group of bloggers, and you KNOW we can’t say “No” to great offers! AFTCO (American Fishing Tackle Company)  has been  an established part of the big game fishing world since 1958 and has always been known for their superior quality offshore fishing tackle.  They […]

Reader Approved Outdoor Blog Posts


The following Outdoor Blog posts were submitted by readers to the OBN to be highlighted. If you see your blog post below, you should know someone out there really enjoyed it and wanted to share it with everyone! Well done to ALL of You… Fish On Top: Reader Notes ~ Day in and Day out these […]

OBN Friday Notes: 5/18

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The OBN week kicked off with the Blogger Tour 2012 Essay Contest announcement and the entries so far are outstanding. Plus, we have the Coleman Heritage Essay Contest going on and those entries are bringing back memories, sharing stories and bringing the community together. Those two contests above showcase something pretty special about Outdoor bloggers. […]

U.S. Agencies Join Forces with First Lady and Dr. Biden to Honor and Support Military Families


Date: May 15, 2012 Contact: Adam Fetcher (DOI) 202-208-6416 U.S. Agencies Join Forces with First Lady and Dr. Biden to Honor and Support Military Families Department of the Interior-led effort will provide a Military Pass for Free Access to National Parks and Other Public Lands YORKTOWN, Va. – As part of the Joining Forces initiative […]

Blogger Tour 2012 Essay Contest


Who’s ready to fish the storied waters of Yellowstone National Park this summer? Here’s your chance! Trout Unlimited, Simms, the Yellowstone Park Foundation and the Outdoor Blogger Network have come together to bring you the 2nd Annual Blogger Tour opportunity. A blog-writing contest that will bring two lucky bloggers along for three days of fishing […]

Friday notes – on a Friday!

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This version of Friday Notes comes on an actual Friday, so we’re already one step ahead of the game. I’d like to start with an observation of sorts – this runaway train that is the OBN continues to grow at an amazing rate.  We’ve now eclipsed 1,330 registered blogs and continue to reach across the […]

Coleman Camping Heritage Essay Contest

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Today we are excited and honored to partner with Coleman – Legendary Camping Gear to bring you a new writing contest that is going to bring back memories, tell camp fire stories and bring us all together the way Coleman has always done for outdoors enthusiasts. I think it’s safe to say, if you participate in […]