Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac

Jeremy Anderberg | August 27, 2015 Manly Skills, Outdoors How to Recognize Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac and Treat Their Rashes A stroll in the woods is nearly always an enjoyable endeavor; what’s not so enjoyable is discovering a red, itchy rash the next day. Each year, millions of Americans come in contact with poison ivy, poison oak, … Continue reading “Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac”

Land Navigation Manual: How to Use the Military Grid Reference System

Brett | July 26, 2016 Manly Skills, Outdoors If you’ve read the first parts of this land navigation manual, you should now know how to read a topographic map, find your bearings, and orient yourself with a map and compass. You’re ready to start doing some serious land navigation. With the aid of modern technology at the outset, you can get … Continue reading “Land Navigation Manual: How to Use the Military Grid Reference System”

Don’t make these mistakes during alligator season Brian Broom, Mississippi Clarion Ledger

Organization, planning and patience keys to success (Photo: R.Flynt/MDWFP) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Alligator hunting is one of Mississippi’s most challenging pursuits, and among some hunters it’s the most exciting. But those challenges can lead to a frustrating season for some. Ricky Flynt, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Alligator Program coordinator, explained some of the most … Continue reading “Don’t make these mistakes during alligator season Brian Broom, Mississippi Clarion Ledger”

How to Disappear in the Wilderness: A Natural Camouflage Tutorial

Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com. You never know when you might need natural camouflage. Whether to escape and evade or to hunt and stalk, blending into the wilderness around you might be a necessary part of your survival scenario one day, and it’s important that you understand the basics. … Continue reading “How to Disappear in the Wilderness: A Natural Camouflage Tutorial”