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Women Learning From Women: All About “Becoming An Outdoors-Woman” Workshops

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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, commonly known as BOW, is a national education program that strives to make women more comfortable and aware of the outdoor world. You can trace the history of Becoming an Outdoors-Woman to Dr. Christine Thomas. She spent her career at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources. In 1991, Dr. […]

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Montana’s Two National Parks Are Fishing and Camping Havens

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Two National Parks — as well as several other national recreation areas and monuments managed by the National Park Service — fall within Montana’s borders. One you’ve heard of. The other, you absolutely should know. Between Yellowstone and Glacier, Montana features over 3.2 million acres of National Park public land dedicated to preserving some of […]

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3 Reasons All Women Need a Canoe, Kayak, or SUP in Their Life

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The cool water pools around your ankles as you put your lightweight kayak into the river for a foggy sunrise paddle. The hot sun burns away the mist and glimmers off the water as it rises through the trees. The paddle’s rhythmic motion soothes the senses. The mind is calm, and the body is moving. […]

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Sea Doo’s Fishing Jet Ski Still Draws As Much Attention As It Did When It First Came Out


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There’s finally a reason to not hate a jet ski.  There are two kinds of boaters that drive fishermen nuts. You’ve been there, too. It’s a perfect evening on the lake. The fish are just starting to move and all of a sudden here comes a pontoon boat full of people hugging the shoreline. They […]

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SIONYX Launches Nightwave Marine Camera System

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This ultra low-light marine camera system safely maximizes mariner time on water. Staying out on a boat past dark can be dangerous and even deadly. Mariners typically have to cut their time on the water short or risk collision with other boats, markers, or land formations. Expensive thermal cameras have lots of limitations and can […]

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Game Warden Salary: Typical Starting Pay for a Career in Wildlife Law Enforcement

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This is how much a typical game warden job pays. One of the most interesting jobs in North America is that of the game wardens. These hard-working men and women are the ones who are primarily responsible for enforcing our game and fish laws. If you talk to one of these law enforcement officers, it’s […]

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Fastest Pontoon Boat in the World Reaches a Blistering 114 MPH

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Need something a little bigger than a bass boat? You might want to look into the world’s fastest pontoon boat. If you can only have one boat this year, you should really look into trying to recreate the world’s fastest pontoon boat. This pontoon was officially clocked at 114 miles per hour at the Lake […]

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5 Best Gifts for Boaters of 2021: Fun and Useful Products

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Boating is an incredibly fun pastime, whether you’re big into water sports or you just love cruising around on the water, it’s a great way to spend a morning, afternoon, or evening. Boat owners know how different boat accessories can make a world of difference, which is why getting nautical gifts for boaters is a […]

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