June 24, 2016

Quickfire Outdoor Interview: Up the Poudre


Name or Online Code Name: Sean Sanders (Anderson) Blog URL: Up the Poudre 1) Outdoor Activity of choice? Fly fishing or disappointing able bird dogs with poor shooting. But mostly fly fishing. 2) Outdoor Mornings. Up at 5 a.m.? 6…7…8…9…Or when the sun heats up the tent and you can’t take it anymore? The alarm clock usually […]

A Quick Note about Big Ugly Stuff

A few moments ago I received two emails from a certain OBN Joe Wolf and his old email account biguglystuff@att.net that looked suspiciouly like spammer/hacker jargon. The old, “WOW, you should look at this link” bait. I immediately sent Joe a text and asked if he was purposely sounding like a he’s been emailed hacked […]

National Public Lands Day: Step-up and Speak-out

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September 29th marks a deer opener in Western Oregon; waterfowl opener in Montana; moose opener in Minnesota; and last but certainly not least…National Public Lands Day in the United States of America! To honor National Public Lands Day, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is asking sportsmen everywhere to step-up and speak-out for the public lands we all enjoy. […]

Quickfire Outdoor Interview: Shotguns & Fishing Poles


Name or Online Code Name: Ricky Anderson Blog URL: Shotguns & Fishing Poles 1) Outdoor Activity of choice? Fishing is my first love and passion of the outdoors. There is no other activity that brings the soft quiet feeling of relaxation while lazily waiting for a catfish to take a stink-bait, or the intense and total concentration it […]

Fly Fishing Industry Challenge Presented by the National Fishing in Schools Program


“Uniting industry leaders and specialty retailers with state and federal wildlife agencies in support of an in-school, accredited angling education program designed to inspire and empower our youth – and genuinely promote the sport of fly fishing.” The National Fishing in Schools Program (NFSP) has developed tremendous momentum in 2012. A just-announced partnership with the American Fly […]

Why Are Sportsmen Concerned about the “Border Bill?”

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From Backcountry Hunters and Anglers’ Backcountry Blog The following is an update to a May 2012 post on pending legislation known as “The Border Bill” Despite concerns expressed by sportsmen in videos,articles and forums, the U.S. House of Representatives this summer passed legislation sponsored by Representative Bob Bishop, R-Utah, that gives sweeping control of national forests, national parks […]

Recently Added Outdoor Blogs to the Directory


We’d like to welcome these Outdoors Blogs to the Community!  Dirtbag Fly Fishing ~ Fly fishing from a dirtbag perspective.  Cast Your Cares Away ~ A Blog about all things fly fishing, or related to fly fishing. Places I’ve fished,gear I’ve used, guides I’ve fished with, and hopefully some good stories and pictures you’ll enjoy along the […]

A Visual Excuse

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The above picture is my excuse for the lack of posts on the OBN recently. I have no doubt all you Outdoor Souls will understand. A quick thank you goes out to Howard from Windknots & Tangled Lines for keeping the OBN Facebook page going while I was gone. I noticed on his posts that […]

National Fish Habitat Partnership Releases 2nd Edition of Action Plan


Washington, DC – The National Fish Habitat Board today released the second edition of the National Fish Habitat Action Plan (Action Plan), setting forth a mission-critical approach to conserving the nation’s aquatic resources for the future. The original National Fish Habitat Action Plan, created in 2006, carried a great vision forward to protect, restore and […]

The World’s Largest Sportfishing Trade Show Just Got Bigger


ASA and AFFTA partner to co-locate ICAST and IFTD in Las Vegas in 2013 Alexandria, VA and Westminster, CO – September 14, 2012 -Today, the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) and the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) announced a partnership in which they would co-locate their trade shows in one venue in 2013. Both the International […]