- Why fishing has become the hottest new pandemic sport[Originally from today.com] The state of Vermont has already sold more fishing licenses in 2020 than all of last year. In the latest installment of TODAY’s Harry Smith Goes To… series, Harry investigates why fishing has become a hot new trend during the coronavirus pandemic. Afterward, he and the TODAY anchors share fishing memories.
- Senate Passes Great American Outdoors Act[Original Article on trcp.org, Written By: Cory Deal] Bill’s passage proves that conservation transcends partisanship (Washington D.C)—The U.S. Senate today in a 73-25 vote passed the Great American Outdoors Act giving hunters and anglers a major win. This bipartisan bill fully and permanently funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund and invests in the crumbling infrastructure onContinue reading “Senate Passes Great American Outdoors Act”
- Top 10 Tennessee State Parks for Fishing & Camping[Original Article on tn.gov/twra-outdoors-blog, Written By: David Lowrie ] What are the top 10 Tennessee State Parks for fishing and camping? My list is based upon my strong opinions acquired from some great experiences I’ve had in the parks with my family and friends. With a total of 56 state parks, Tennessee hasContinue reading “Top 10 Tennessee State Parks for Fishing & Camping”
- Take Homeschool Outside: 10 Kid Friendly Outdoor Activities in VirginiaSchool is looking a little different these days. Throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, schools have closed for the remainder of the academic year, leaving many adjusting to a new normal. How do I continue to educate my children while keeping them both safe and entertained? We may not be able to send them to aContinue reading “Take Homeschool Outside: 10 Kid Friendly Outdoor Activities in Virginia”
- Don’t Blow This for the Rest of Us: How We Keep Hunting and Fishing During the PandemicThe last week of March Raritan Bay really caught fire. This 70,000-acre piece of water, part of the New York bight, is flanked by North Jersey and Staten Island. The Manhattan skyline at the mouth of the Hudson River paints the bay’s northern backdrop. Every spring, Raritan gives cabin fever-racked salty anglers their first crack at big striped bass.
- TWRA Covid-19 Hunting/Fishing FAQ’sCovid-19 has created an enormous amount of questions surrounding our ability to hunt and fish in Tennessee during this crazy time. The Governor, the Tennessee Wildlife Commission, and your TWRA believe that the outdoors plays an integral role in the health of all Tennesseans. Below are some answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions thatContinue reading “TWRA Covid-19 Hunting/Fishing FAQ’s”
- Council Encourages Outdoor Enthusiasts to Respect COVID-19 RecommendationsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 6, 2020 Media Contact:Samantha Peddersamantha@cahss.org (Washington, D.C) – As the COVID-19 crisis continues to impact public health, the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports (Council) and its partners are committed to preventing the spread of the virus by following federal guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in additionContinue reading “Council Encourages Outdoor Enthusiasts to Respect COVID-19 Recommendations”
- Cabin Fever Fix: Pan-Fried Redfish for DinnerAfter several weeks now of teleworking, cabin fever has set in. Cooking is a great stress reliever for me and a fun way to spend time with my family. The cast iron skillet was calling and the beat of the red drum I recently caught was just what was needed to splash the grease. HereContinue reading “Cabin Fever Fix: Pan-Fried Redfish for Dinner”
- Adventure Journal’s List of COVID-19 ImpactsRather than write new stories each time the closure of a retail store or campground is announced, or particular activities are shut down because of coronavirus, Adventure Journal is maintaining a running list here, updating it with new information as it’s available.
- Guide to Quarantine: Outdoor ChecklistWRITTEN BY: Council to Advance Hunting and The Shooting Sports Outdoor Checklist: Target shoot (if you can do so safely on private land) Practive your game calling (your neighbors will love this one) Get some extra training in with your hunting dog Go shed hunting Go turkey hunting Go fishing Go kayaking, canoeing, or paddleContinue reading “Guide to Quarantine: Outdoor Checklist”
- 10 Things You Can Do Outdoors in GeorgiaAs we continue to navigate uncharted waters right now with COVID-19, one thing is certain in this time of uncertainty – our daily lives have been affected. We may not be going out to eat, shopping in stores, or visiting the movie theater, but there’s plenty of safe and enjoyable outdoor activities you can doContinue reading “10 Things You Can Do Outdoors in Georgia”
- 5 Best Places to Go Fishing Near Metro AtlantaIt’s easier than you think to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and get back to nature. Cast in the shadows of Metro Atlanta’s skyscrapers, you’ll find a handful of spur of the moment fishing holes just outside the perimeter. Buy your fishing license and try out one of these places near you!Continue reading “5 Best Places to Go Fishing Near Metro Atlanta”
- 8 Campsites in Georgia You’ve Never Heard of Before1. McDuffie Public Fishing Area Located in Georgia’s upper coastal plain, McDuffie Public Fishing Area offers anglers 7 ponds ranging in size from 5 to 37 acres. Visitors may fish for Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Channel Catfish, and Redear Sunfish while enjoying the longleaf pines and sandy soils. This area also offers opportunities for dove andContinue reading “8 Campsites in Georgia You’ve Never Heard of Before”
- How target shooters can vote on which states receive the most USFWS conservation fundingIn the early 1900s, sportsmen’s organizations and state wildlife agencies were terrified with their unprecedented declines in U.S. wildlife populations. In order to generate funds to support state wildlife conservation efforts, the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act was passed in 1937. This act put an excise tax on firearms, ammunition, and archery equipment toContinue reading “How target shooters can vote on which states receive the most USFWS conservation funding”