June 29, 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 […]

Coleman Heritage Essay Contest WINNERS!!!

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You all should know, you made it VERY difficult to pick winners in this Coleman Essay Contest. The entries were all excellent and when you have a whole bunch of excellence, it’s really hard to narrow them down into a 1st, 2nd, 3rd and so on scenario! But the numerous judges put their votes in, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Outdoor Writing Prompt: My Outdoor Scary

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You all may have noticed that in our Quick Fire Interview, the last question is always the same. The Courage Question that asks everyone what they would do when faced with a Grizzly Bear. I have a selfish reason for putting that question into everyone’s interview, I’m gathering idea’s and escape possibilities. That’s because the […]

Winners of the GreenFish Photo Contest and Giveaway


Here’s an early Christmas Present for 3 (yes, that’s one extra winner then promised!) Outdoor Bloggers from GreenFish.  There were some great pictures and posts shared, but GreenFish has narrowed it down to the following 3 winners. The Winner of the GreenFish CPR Hands Free Camera Mount is:  ***The Flying Kayak. *** Congrats to You! For a […]

Outdoor Writing Prompt: Best Wild Places

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This Outdoor Writing Prompt is inspired by: For the second straight year, Field & Stream has partnered with Trout Unlimited on tours of America’s Best Wild Places. The Best Wild Places is a joint project and offers a unique look at some of the country’s best hunting and fishing destinations, as well as the challenges these amazing places face if they […]

Sportsman Channel Hunters Writing Contest: WINNERS!

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First off, I wanted to thank the Sportsman Channel and especially Michelle Scheuermann for bringing this amazing opportunity to the OBN. It’s been fun reading all the submissions knowing that the Sportsman Channel was reading them as well. The prizes just added to the WOW factor. I am SO GLAD I didn’t have to pick […]

The Sportsman Channel Blog Writing Contest for Hunters


Attention Hunters: How does a $200 dollar gift card to Cabela’s sound to you?? It’s time to flex those typing fingers and get your entry in on a new writing contest. Today we are happy to announce a blog writing contest for hunters sponsored by the always exciting Sportsman Channel ~ Check your local cable or satellite […]