Monthly Archives: June 2011

Columbia Cliff Lakes Cargo Shorts

Back in early May I decided it was time to update my outdoor wardrobe by getting some new shorts. I wanted something durable for kayak fishing, camping, and shooting. In addition to this, my lovely wife decided they should be … Continue reading

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Will The Texas Hill Country Drought Impact Deer Hunting?

We just can’t get a break down here in Texas, at least as far as the weather is concerned. 3 of the last 4 years have been drought years in the Hill Country and Southern regions of the state, with … Continue reading

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Diversi-Tech DT25013 Trailer Coupler Lock Review

We often leave our campsite after getting our travel trailer leveled and set up. Sometimes we hike, sometimes we fish, we have taken a few day trips, and sometimes we just walk the campground to make record of the best … Continue reading

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Nite Ize Figure 9 Rope Tightener Review

Simplicity –  The quality or condition of being easy to understand or do. I’ve said it here before and I’ll say it again… Basically I’m lazy! Now I don’t mean lazy as in I don’t want to work hard or … Continue reading

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Adventure Hunter Medical Kit Review

We have been looking for a good portable first aid kit for months. Something not to big, but packed with all of the items that would make first aid in the field a little more convenient. There is a myriad … Continue reading

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Husky 87489 3000 lbs. Brute Power Jack Review

Situation: I had just turned 50, it was 101°F outside, and I was using the hand crank on my travel trailer to level it. That’s when I decided enough of this nonsense and made the decision to install a good … Continue reading

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Lodge A5-7 Camp Dutch Oven Cooking Table Review

We just love cooking in our Dutch Ovens, especially during camping season! There is just something addictive to the whole cooking process and the taste of the dishes prepared using a well seasoned dutch oven. The only problem I have … Continue reading

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Olympian 4100 Gas Grill Review

On our last camping trip we had the opportunity to use a brand new Olympian 4100 gas grill for 5 nights, which afforded me a good opportunity to review this grill. Now I have to tell you up-front, I much … Continue reading

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Inks Lake State Park Visit

We just wrapped up our early summer annual trek to Inks Lake State Park, which is pretty close to Burnet, Texas. We really enjoy this park and prefer to limit our stays to Mondays through Fridays, as this park gets … Continue reading

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ACK 12 Foot Tie Down Strap Review

Every time I visit the good folks at Austin Canoe and Kayak I learn something new… which means you really can teach an old dog new tricks! On my last trip into the San Marcos store I was looking for … Continue reading

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