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Travel with our Ambassadors and Team members as they seek out adventure around the globe. Join us for exclusive stories as some of the top adventurers take us on some incredible journeys.
Dream Hunt: Tahr, Sika, Chamios & Whitetail in New Zealand

Dream Hunt: Tahr, Sika, Chamios & Whitetail in New Zealand

What is it like to head to one of your dream places on your hunting bucket list? I'm Johnny Kennedy of Double Lung Outdoors, and I can tell you - it’s far beyond what I expected. Rick & Carla Frazier and I headed off to hunt with the Alpine Hunting guide folks in New...

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Turkey Tactics

Turkey Tactics

Springtime is wild turkey time! A camo Orion Cooler, a few calls, drinks and food - let’s head for the woods in search of the elusive and very popular wild turkey! About the Bird- In the early 1930’s there were 30,000 birds left in the...

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2015 : The Season That Wasn’t….Or Was It?

2015 : The Season That Wasn’t….Or Was It?

2015: The Season That Wasn't ... Or Was It? Exploring the Mountains of West Texas 2015 will go down in memory as the hunting season that wasn't for me. Meaning it wasn't full of the endings I'd hoped. There were a lot of disappointments. As I reflect back on the...

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Ottawa River Camping & Family Fun!

Ottawa River Camping & Family Fun!

One of Nick Troutman’s favorite features of the Ottawa River in Canada is the camping. Most people wouldn’t think of this being that for 99.9% of of the paddling community they only ever think of the Ottawa as a day run, especially with all the easy access Put-in and Takes outs, or Park and Play options. Read more:

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On the Road and Rivers with the Orion 25

On the Road and Rivers with the Orion 25

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Orion 85 gets first taste of NorCal

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Chasing Texas Aoudad

Chasing Texas Aoudad

    The idea of this trip was to take our major sponsor Venture Roofing on an Aoudad hunting trip to the rough and tumble cactus country around Marathon Texas. I had just taken our truck to Triple C Welding, who builds special racks for...

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Sweetwater & Beyond

Sweetwater & Beyond

It seems odd to me that, in spite of traveling across the country for the past 20 years and spending a great deal of time in the Western U.S., I haven’t spent much time at all in Wyoming. A few weeks ago, I decided to remedy that situation and take my friends at Hi Mountain Seasonings up on their offer to put The Sporting Chef TV show on some wild trout.

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Buggin’ Out In the Keys

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The Hunt for Patience: Angie’s Story

The Hunt for Patience: Angie’s Story

My knees shook. My hands trembled.  The anticipation rivaled Ralphie's on the magical morning we call Christmas. Nothing could have prepared me for the moment the two Toms emerged from the corner of my eye. I hooked my release and when Josh finally told me to draw.......

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