June 26, 2016

TU teams with Fishpond, Tenkara USA and RIO Products to host Tongass Blogger Tour 2013

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Today we are excited to announce the return of the TU Blogger Tour writing contest! Two lucky outdoor bloggers will get the chance to visit Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest this summer. All they have to do is craft a winning essay on why this 17-million-acre temperate rainforest is considered America’s Salmon Forest and why […]

Outdoor Writers Association of America: Outdoor Bloggers Welcome


by Chris Hunt As outdoor bloggers, our efforts aren’t always taken seriously. The Outdoor Blogger Network and its creators, Rebecca Garlock and Joe Wolf, have done much to legitimize the work we do, and many of us have them to thank for some of the rewards our blogging earned us over the OBN’s two short […]

Trout Unlimited Blogger Tour 2012 Winners

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First, it has to be said, you ALL made it very difficult to pick winners. The group of submissions were all outstanding and we wanted to say thank you to everyone who participated this year. Judges from Trout Unlimited, Simms, the Yellowstone Park Foundation and the Outdoor Blogger Network all had their favorites (and fought for them) so between emails and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Friday Notes – A TEASER, of sorts

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Rebecca usually posts the Friday Notes here at the OBN, but today I’m putting up my own version.  So – no pretty graphics, no cool hyperlinks.  Just ramblings from Joe.  Yes, this may truly go down in history as the day the OBN jumped the shark.  And, yes, it IS Monday, so that makes this […]

Blood Knot Magazine: Contributors for the ‘Blogger Issue’

Blood Knot Fly Fishing Magazine is currently accepting submissions for their upcoming Blogger Issue. Last year I was lucky enough to be included in their first Annual Blogger Issue and can vouch for the positive effects of being featured in Blood Knot Magazine. I received a lot of great feedback from my article and A LOT of […]