Women to Tackle Fishing at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Gulf Coast University 2-15-2018

The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University returns to the Gulf Coast March 23-25, 2018 for their saltwater fishing seminar weekend at Bass Pro Shops Fort Myers. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the event offers classroom instruction, hands-on fishing activities, conservation, networking and optional guided boat fishing. Perfect for women, men and teens who want to learn local fishing, this “No-Yelling School of Fishing” begins with informal networking on Friday evening. On Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm are speakers on conservation, inshore/backcountry and kayak fishing, equipment usage and more, followed by a hands-on fishing skill practice for releasing, dehooking/conservation, knot tying, … Continue reading Women to Tackle Fishing at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Gulf Coast University 2-15-2018

Join a Global Bird Count for The Year of the Bird 2-15-2018

Snowy Owls are also being reported in higher numbers than usual in parts of North America this winter. Photo by Kim Mann, Saskatchewan, 2017 GBBC Bird watchers from around the world enjoy counting birds and entering the GBBC photo contest. Photo by Bill Leidner, Texas, 2017 GBBC. The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place worldwide, February 16 to 19 For Release: February 7, 2018 New York, NY, Ithaca, NY, and Port Rowan, ON—The 21st Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) will take place February 16 to 19—in backyards, parks, nature centers, on hiking trails, school grounds, balconies, and beaches. This global event provides an opportunity for … Continue reading Join a Global Bird Count for The Year of the Bird 2-15-2018

Vermont Ice Fishing Clinics are Scheduled 2-14-2018

If you want to learn more about ice fishing be sure to mark your calendar for one of these upcoming clinics. Learning how to participate in an outdoor activity can be challenging, and ice fishing is a good example. Knowing this, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has scheduled a series of ice fishing clinics for first-timers and those who would like to learn more about hard water fishing. “Our ice fishing clinics will be held from mid-January to mid-February with the possibility that some dates may change according to ice and weather conditions,” said Fish & Wildlife Education Specialist … Continue reading Vermont Ice Fishing Clinics are Scheduled 2-14-2018

High Speed Smuggling Boats Challenge Coast Guard in Pacific 1-24-2018

WHAT: U.S. forces and international partners continue to see new smuggling tactics by transnational organized crime networks in the eastern Pacific Ocean including vessels specifically constructed for purposes of smuggling narcotics and other illicit contraband. WHO: Senior officials from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Southern Command and the Canadian Armed Forces will be available to discuss the tactics of transnational crime networks and international efforts to combat the threat posed by these criminal organizations. These senior officials include: U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Fred Midgette, commander, Pacific Area Royal Canadian Navy Rear Adm. Art McDonald, commander, Maritime Forces Pacific  Mr. … Continue reading High Speed Smuggling Boats Challenge Coast Guard in Pacific 1-24-2018

Bass Pro Shops Helps Boy Scouts of America Raise Funds in September with Round up Campaign

For Immediate Release September 1, 2017   Bass Pro Shops helps Boy Scouts of America raise funds in September with round up campaign   ­For the eighth consecutive year, Bass Pro Shops is hosting Boy Scouts of America Month at all U.S. locations this September. Throughout the month, Bass Pro Shops will offer Boy Scouts of America merit badge classes and provide opportunities to raise funds for Scouting projects. Bass Pro Shops customers have the opportunity to donate to the Boy Scouts of America by rounding up their purchase total to the nearest dollar. At the end of the promotion, 50 … Continue reading Bass Pro Shops Helps Boy Scouts of America Raise Funds in September with Round up Campaign

Please Excuse Me For Not Posting the Last Few Weeks 8-29-2017

I’d like to apologize to all my readers. I’ve had some severe medical problems and have not been able to work much on the website. I should be back and running regularly very soon. Please come back and I’ll try try to give you some of all the best activities happening in the great outdoors.I don’t just give information on hunting and fishing info and tips, I try to cover all the outdoors.  Sincerely, Gary A. Engberg Continue reading Please Excuse Me For Not Posting the Last Few Weeks 8-29-2017

Sportfishing Industry Presents the ICAST 2017 New Product Showcase Awards

If you are unable to see the message or images below, click here to view For Immediate Release Mary Jane Williamson, Communications Director, mjwilliamson@asafishing.org, 703-519-9691, x227 www.asafishing.org Sportfishing Industry Presents the ICAST 2017 New Product Showcase Awards BOTE wins “Best of Show” during the world’s largest sportfishing trade show Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL – July 13, 2017 – The world’s largest sportfishing trade show, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, is now in full swing (July 11 – 14), at the Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Fla. Produced by the American Sportfishing Association … Continue reading Sportfishing Industry Presents the ICAST 2017 New Product Showcase Awards

Wisconsin Statewide Birding Report for June 2017

Dickcissels are being seen in good numbers across the state. Photo Credit: Ryan Brady In the bird world, and now the calendar as well, summer is firmly here. Many birds are in the heart of their nesting season — males singing vigorously to announce their territories while females take up the bulk of duty incubating eggs. By late June many of these nests host tiny, fast-growing young, meaning adults can often be seen carrying food in their beaks and chipping with agitation when potential threats, like us, get too close. Our earliest-nesting species are even fledging young now, including killdeer, … Continue reading Wisconsin Statewide Birding Report for June 2017

ICAST Show Specials

Discounts, cash back, free freight, free goods and combos are just a few of the deals available only at ICAST from almost 200 exhibitors.When you arrive, pick up a copy of the ICAST Show Specials guide at the Registration Desk to see what’s being offered. Win Prizes By Writing Orders Just by writing orders, you have the chance to win daily cash prizes and the chance to win the Grand Prize of a trip for two to Crocodile Bay Resort in Costa Rica. Enter the Buyer Raffle To enter, simply ask the exhibitor for an entry form. When your order … Continue reading ICAST Show Specials

ICAST Offer a Fantastic Slate of Free Seminars

Free Business Development Seminars for all Badged Attendees and ExhibitorsICAST 2017 offers a full-range of business development seminars on Wednesday, July 12, through Friday, July 14. Taught by industry professionals, this year’s seminars focus on a wide-range of topics. Don’t miss out! The sessions are held during show hours in Room W221 D-E in the Orange County Convention Center. For a complete list of seminars and all the details, CLICK HERE. A Must Attend Seminar Featuring Digital Marketer Extraordinaire Jay Baer Hug Your Haters! Wednesday, July 12 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Room W221 D-E, OCCC During “Hug Your Haters,” … Continue reading ICAST Offer a Fantastic Slate of Free Seminars