Category: Fishing essentials

Watch “Old Barn Resort, MN. Quick Overnight and Fish” on YouTube

Well you know what they say…Aquicky is better than nothing….joy. So I did a quick and great overnighter it was. Got to visit an old favorite and caught some nice fish to boot. Cannot beat that. Check it out The Novice Survivalist

“Toggles,Tarps,prusiks and Packs – A Handy Hammock Camping Hack”

If you like me. I hate knots. I am bad at them and never seem to get them right…then I have to pack up and the knots are a mess. Well here is one way I found to cut down on dealing with knots.… Continue Reading ““Toggles,Tarps,prusiks and Packs – A Handy Hammock Camping Hack””

“4 Days in the Boundary Waters,  May 2022. A Life changing experience”

Once in awhile it happens. I did for me. I have been living in Minnesota now for 5 years. I had been told about this Minnesota treasure by a number of people. I took it as a pinch of salt. Then a couple months… Continue Reading ““4 Days in the Boundary Waters,  May 2022. A Life changing experience””

Rough Ryder Heavy Forge Stockman (RR1977) RR heavyweight for sure.

Another solid pocket pal from ROUGH RYDER KNIVES. These guys never dissapoint me. Always coming up with something a little different. For those that need a little more “oomph” in thier pocket. Check it out NS.

Camp Chair by Mountain Designs – Compact and lightweight, Priced right

I needed a compact seat for future fishing trips that would not break the bank, and not take up space. Well looked at these types of chairs and was horrified at the cost. Then found this guy.babout 1/2 the cost of other popular ones.… Continue Reading “Camp Chair by Mountain Designs – Compact and lightweight, Priced right”

KLYMIT – Packable 20L Daypack -2022. Compact and handy to have for those occasional walkabouts.

I needed a compact packable daypack for an upcoming trip up north. We will be Canoeing and have a Basecamp. We will be hiking and Canoeing from the base camp so because space is limited I needed to have a daypack I could take… Continue Reading “KLYMIT – Packable 20L Daypack -2022. Compact and handy to have for those occasional walkabouts.”

Guide Gear 10×10 Teepee – Very nice and easy setup.

I needed to upgrade my car camping house. So looking around I thought this would be great for me. Turns out it just maybe perfect for me. I have plans for this summer and that includes alot of fishing out of town. So planing… Continue Reading “Guide Gear 10×10 Teepee – Very nice and easy setup.”

Black Diamond COSMO 300 Headlamp – All about it and more.

A must for any type of camping and hiking. A Head lamp makes after dark chores hands-free. Remember knowledge is a survival skill NS

Gerber Freeman Guide Folding Knife – Kinda undecided on this one

I originally bought the Gerber Feeman fixed blade and really liked the knife. Especially the handle. With my “Stubby grubbies, all palm and short fingers” it was a handle that worked for me. I saw this folder which is the folding version so bought… Continue Reading “Gerber Freeman Guide Folding Knife – Kinda undecided on this one”

What I have Learnt about knives

I am a knife fiend, anything sharp and shinny, including axes, hatchets and saws get my undivided attention. I spend hours looking at, playing with and showing off my small but growing collection. From basic EDC pocket pals, to the fixed blades outdoor companions… Continue Reading “What I have Learnt about knives”

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