Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament 


Join us at the 32nd Annual Crosthwait
Fishing Tournament at the Bradenton Yacht Club. 


Listen live while we broadcast Saturday morning

and join us on Sunday for the weigh in and try your luck

in our kids' Daisy Outdoor Indoor Mobile Archery Range

presented by Right Trailers in Lakeland

and our Daisy Inflatable BB Gun Range.

Traction in a stream or river can be a dicey situation. Rocks, slime and moss create often hidden hazards that can turn a nice day of fishing into a spilled tackle box, a twisted knee, or worse. Especially in fast-moving waters, a good foothold is as important to fishing as the lure or fly on your line.

Enter STREAMtrekkers and their clever biting-edge design that provides portable, easy on-and-off grip in the slipperiest of conditions. Made by ICEtrekkers, which specializes in footwear


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Hunters gotta hunt, even when the season for conventional game is closed. I can’t think of a more fun way to sharpen your archery marksmanship skills than shooting at something small and mobile, like dragonflies.

Billy Berger takes to the swamps with his primitive bow and cane arrows in search of the prehistoric insect predator.

“This is one of the fastest pace videos I’ve ever made,” he says. “With over 80 shots taken during this hunting adventure. When the arrows start flying you’ll be in for non-stop excitement!”

This is the more exciting version of stump shooting. And by golly, Berger does hit a few of the winged beasts.

If you decide to give bowhunting dragonflies a try, be sure you take the typical “trophy photo” of yourself next to your prey if you are successful.

Then, post it on social media and prepare for an onslaught of venomous anti-hunter comments…or maybe just a few very confused anti-hunter comments?




The Lily is new drone that will be the outdoorsman’s next best friend.

Here is the world’s first “throw-and-shoot” camera that literally follows you in whatever you are doing. You don’t even have to fly it yourself.  It blows regular drones and minicopters out of the water. 

Lily is waterproof, so you can take it to film aerial shots of your angling trips; It is portable, so you can take it into the backcountry to get that elk hunt on film; and it shoots in HD for up to 20 minutes.


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You may know Brantley Gilbert as the artist who performs “Country Must Be Country Wide,” “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do,” and, his latest single, “One Hell of an Amen.”

What you may not know about the singer is that he is an avid hunter, outdoorsman, and supporter of our second amendment rights.

To show his support for our constitutional right to bear arms, Brantley chose to have the word Amendment tattooed across his back from shoulder to shoulder. Under that, is a photo of two handguns. The


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Trail cameras are more popular than ever before, and their uses are endless. They can help pattern deer movements, catch trespassers in the act, help with estimating wildlife population numbers, catch kids trying to sneak out for a night of “studying,” and much, much more.

With thousands of motion-activated cameras set up all over the country, there’s bound to be some weird, off the wall, or just plain spooky pictures out there. Here are a few of our favorites.

“You guys see her, right?”


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It has been five years since the worst environmental disasters in history.

Watch this artist recreate the spill and the aftermath.

The question of where the million gallons of oil went is a valid one. 2.5 million gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico five years ago. Where did it all go?

The Natural Resources Defense Council created this simple artistic time-lapse to try to simplify the scope of this disaster that should not be forgotten.

Scientists have been taking oil measurements for the


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It’s okay if you’ve made these mistakes if you’re a newbie. Here is how to avoid doing them on your next gobbler outing.

1. Not patterning your gun (and don’t know its range)

Just because you’ve recently spent several months using your 12 gauge during duck season with skill and success doesn’t mean you’ll do the same when it comes time to shoot a turkey. If you’ve changed your choke and swapped shells, your gun is going to throw the pattern differently, and your range will vary.

When your target


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Craig Raleigh grew up hunting and fishing in New York State and Ontario, Canada. He has fished from the Merritt Dam in Cherry County, Nebraska to the Cumberland River in Nashville, Tennessee. His lifelong interest in everything outdoors garnered in him a deep respect and love for all things in nature. With a conservationist heart instilled in him by his father and grandfather, he lives for the chance to get outside and discover. He is a writer and author of two self-published books and has


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Collier did indeed catch a monstrous sheepshead on April 1, and it crushed the previous record by 10 ounces. Collier’s fish weighed a whopping 13 pounds, 9 ounces.

It handily beat Drew Parrish’s 14-year-old record of 12 pounds, 15 ounces set in 2001. Collier’s fish also measured 22.6 inches long with a porcine stomach girth of 24.5 inches.


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No, we’re not talking about zombies or vampires. Summer is almost here, which means those pesky mosquitoes are on their way.

Unless you love smelling like chemicals in store-bought mosquito repellents, you’re probably looking for alternative ways to keep the bugs at bay.

Luckily you can easily make your own mosquito repellent at home, using natural ingredients that are safe for your family. Plus they smell great, acting as a cologne or perfume at the same time!

Mosquito Repellent Plants

1. Basil



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Ohio experienced a very harsh, cold, and long winter in 2014-15. Thankfully, the thaw has finally begun in the Buckeye State, but fish winterkill is likely to be common this spring. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is warning anglers and pond owners of this increased likelihood of fish winterkill.

SEE ALSO: Archival Footage of Frozen Ohio River in 1977 [VIDEO]

According to the ODNR,

Winterkills are caused when persistent ice forms a surface barrier between water and air that


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Just look around, and you’ll see all the healthy backcountry eats available.

SEE ALSO: Russian Bear Chases Man up Tree [VIDEO]

1. Pine needle tea

This tea is extremely high in vitamin C. It keeps your immunity system happy, and it can cure scurvy. This disease used to hit outdoorsmen and sailors in the past, due to their high-protein diet. A tea made from the tips of pine needles could have cured them, as it was right above their heads.

2. Venison

This lean meat is very heart healthy. Deer are


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By Nick Leghorn via The Truth About Guns

Many, many many readers have written in over time asking roughly the same thing:

I was reading your article on Best Budget AR 15 and I tried to click on the build recommended links but most don’t seem to work now. Do you have an updates? or suggestions? I am very interested in learning more and trying to build my own.

So you want to know what my build list would look like these days? Let me knock you up a list…

SEE ALSO: The Ultimate Mosin Nagant Build


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Go beyond the lens and hunt as the goshawk hunts. Here is the truly remarkable footage of a bird’s eye view to the kill.

READ MORE: Hunting squirrels, goshawk style [VIDEO]

Check out the strategy: classic pursuit or come in at an angle to cut off their quarry? See it here for the first time:


The northern goshawk is an Accipiter with widespread habitation of North America and Eurasia. Considered one of the few “true hawks,” the goshawk is a beautiful and deadly hunter.

Seeing a goshawk hunting


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Walker Reed's Music/Theme Song

1. God Bless Fishing and Camo; Trophy Taker Outdoor Theme Song Play
2. Caylee's Circus; Caylee Cepero's Song Play