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 have tried most of the brands of commercial freeze-dried meals. Some were okay. Others were blah. But there’s […]

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 in the field thereby eliminating arm fatigue. At the same time the shotgun […]

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 here), and offered to send me and my two dogs on […]

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 family with our primary source of high quality protein. […]

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. Currently these lights come in four configurations based in size and number of […]

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

Wolf All-In-One Gun Oil & Cleaner A New ‘CLP’ for Firearms Take a trip to your local gun shop and you will find a wide selection of firearms maintenance products. My work in the firearms industry has allowed me to use and test a large number of these products. Firearm maintenance products are sold as either […]

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 within. Situated in Nokomis, Saskatchewan – home of “The Best Water in the […]

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 some interesting ideas on promoting an outdoor lifestyle […]

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 lightweight boot material, superior to rubber. The boots have a thick cushion underfoot, an integrated shank for support […]

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 proportions I used for this batch of sausage (60% […]

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