Fish and Chips

By Saturday afternoon, I had hit a point where it didn’t really matter how soaked everything was. What had started off as a wet heavy snow during our snowmobile ride to the portage, had slowly transitioned to a sleet after the sun fully came up. Our packs where covered in snow, everything in them soggy, my mittens water-logged from wiping snow off the flasher screen every few minutes and my already heavy ice fishing jacket and bibs were even heavier. There was actually a sense of relief with succumbing to the fact that nothing was going to be dry anymore and it didn’t matter. We stuck it out for a few more hours just in case the lake trout changed their mood, but it would ultimately be a one-fish day.

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Podcast: Episode 318, Campfire Cookery and Wild Kitchens

In this episode, Justin and Kory talk with Kevin Kossowan, a writer, filmmaker, hunter, angler, forager, and wild food chef. They discuss cooking classy meals in the wilderness, campfire cookery, buck neck confit, dos and don’ts in wild kitchens, foraging, cooking out of a backpack, and so much more. #harvestingnature

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Why You should Bring A Tenkara Rod Everywhere (Especially When Backpacking)

Tenkara is a traditional Japanese fly fishing technique. The rods used are simpler than fly rods we use here in the west. They don’t use a reel. Instead, your line is tied to the rod tip. So your line is “fixed.” As a result, the rods don’t have guides. This is what makes tenkara perfect for travel, backpacking, and bringing everywhere.

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Catch a Florida Memory

Creating memories is a fundamental reason many hunters & anglers continue to return to the outdoors each season. The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is capitalizing on angler’s desire to capture memories of their catches while combining the desire with conservation and an emphasis on the R3 initiative through the Catch a Florida Memory program.

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