Monthly Archives: May 2011

Bending Branches Breeze Angler Kayak Paddle Review

The last Kayak fishing trip we took I noticed the grip material on one of our paddles was starting to slip and slide around the shaft making it difficult to paddle and maneuver the kayak. It was a paddle I … Continue reading

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MSR Groundhog Tent Stake Review

How do you anchor a 16′ tarp? With good tent stakes of course! I learned pretty quick last weekend that a 16′ tarp in a windy situation requires solid anchors. We watched helplessly as our setup kept pulling the stakes … Continue reading

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Kelty Adjustable Tarp Pole

It’s no secret that a good tarp can add shade and shelter to any campsite, but there are not always trees to tie off to. This is where a good set of tarp poles can really come in handy. Good … Continue reading

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Kelty Noah’s Tarp Review

Kelty has been building affordable and reliable outdoor gear since 1952 when Dick Kelty, along with help from his wife Nena started building the Original Kelty Pack out of their garage. In 1956 they went full-time and a legend in … Continue reading

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Bob TimberlakeĀ® First Class Leather Collection – Duffel – Review

If your searching for the perfect birthday or father’s day present for the outdoorsman, look no further! This Duffel Bag is part of the Bob Timberlake first class leather collection available at Bass Pro Shops. I was fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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550 Paracord Reviewed

I was first introduced to Paracord about a decade ago by a hunting buddy and have found it to be the most durable multi-use cord on the market. I use it on my deer blinds to hold open the windows, … Continue reading

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Saturday Fishing Trip on the Guadalupe River

The Armadillo Times crew was getting pretty restless to get on the water this past weekend after spending the last two weekends at home with, shall we say, domestic activities. So we headed out Saturday afternoon for a spot on … Continue reading

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Kerrville-Schreiner Park Review

Kerrville-Schreiner Park is our “home” park so we are pretty partial to it; and by “home” park I mean it’s close enough to us for a last minute weekend camp so we are there at least 6 times a year. … Continue reading

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Inks Lake State Park Review

Inks Lake State Park is a Texas State park which includes roughly 1200 acres of recreational facilities adjacent to Inks Lake on the Colorado River in Burnet County. The park was opened to the public in 1950 after it was … Continue reading

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LL Bean First Watch Weather Station II Review

Business travel had me up in Bedford, NH this past week. It was one of those whirlwind trips… fly up one day and back the next. On the way to dinner with a client I spotted an LL Bean outlet … Continue reading

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