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Good To-Go Meals – Now Available in Canada

  New (and Tasty) Backpack Meal Options for Canadians In my recent article Backpack Cuisine for Outdoor Canada's 2017 Adventure issue, I explored the options for how to travel light but eat well on a backcountry adventure. Over the years I … [Read More...]

Upland Sportsman Shotgun Sling – Review

Upland Sportsman Shotgun Sling Every once in a while I stumble across hunting or shooting gear that really makes me sit up and take notice. The Upland Sportsman Shotgun Sling is one of those products. It's designed to carry the weight of a shotgun … [Read More...]

A Merrick Backcountry Adventure #wild4backcountry

Summer time is camping time. Sure, my dogs and I camp and tromp around in the backcountry all year round, but camping in summer is so much easier and relaxing. Merrick Pet Care contacted me to test their new Backcountry dog food (Read my review … [Read More...]

Merrick Backcountry – Ultimate Ancestral Diet – Review

Dogs enrich our lives in many ways, from that ever-happy greeting when you come home to the buddy by your side on life's many adventures. Anyone who has ever had a dog knows exactly what I am talking about. Hunting and fishing provide me and my … [Read More...]

Dorcy ZX300 Zoom Focus Flashlight

Dorcy ZX Series Flashlights I stumbled upon a great new flashlight from Dorcy that is quickly becoming my go-to light source - the Dorcy ZX300 Zoom Focus Flashlight. The flashlight is part of the Dorcy’s ZX Series 3 of focusing LED flashlights. … [Read More...]

Wolf Premium Oils All-in-One Gun Oil and Cleaner

Wolf All-In-One Gun Oil & Cleaner A New (2014) 'CLP' for Firearms* *Editor's note: As of Aug 10th, 2017 Wolf Premium Oils is no longer in business. A little gun oil goes a long way so if you have a bottle of this oil on your bench you should be … [Read More...]

Early Fall Migration – Sandhill Cranes in Saskatchewan

Migration of Sandhill Cranes Sandhill Cranes start to congregate on the Canadian prairies in early to mid August. Usually by mid-September the number of cranes peak. Twice a day cranes fly from their roosting areas, typically shallow marshes and … [Read More...]

Nokomis Craft Ales

Nokomis Craft Ales The wooden exterior, a rustic patchwork of amber, blonde and brown, greets me as I approach the newly opened Nokomis Craft Ales brewery. Whether by chance or design, these warm tones excite my taste buds for the ales awaiting … [Read More...]

Stix & Stones – A New Outdoor Apparel Company

Stix & Stones – An Outdoor Lifestyle Company In November of 2013 I started to see social media posts from an outdoor apparel company I had never heard of before. Stix & Stones was popping up on my news feeds. From what I could tell they had … [Read More...]

Lacrosse AeroHead Boot Review – Warm, comfortable, waterproof

The AeroHead boot by Lacrosse Footwear. High tech comfort, warmth and durability for your feet. These boots use AeroForm technology, where a polyurethane shell is molded around a neoprene core to provide a durable, flexible, insulating and … [Read More...]

Venison Honey Garlic Sausage Recipe

Honey Garlic Sausage Recipe A mild, tasty sausage, Venison Honey Garlic Sausage is sure to be a favourite family recipe. This sausage recipe uses 25lbs meat. It can be scaled up or down based on the size of batch you want to make. I’ve listed the … [Read More...]

SHOT Show 2014 New and Interesting Products

SHOT Show 2014 has come and gone. As always there are a plethora of cool gadgets, gear, and components to match every taste and budget. The following are a subset of products I found interesting from my travels through the show. Shooting … [Read More...]

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