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Anchor Light (360 degree light) for Kayaks

Personalize Your Pelican Catch 100 With Full Electronics

AJ and I each have a Pelican Catch 100 kayak. They’re great, lightweight, basic kayaks to toss in the bed of the truck when you’re running out for a few hours of fishing. We’ve had all kinds of success taking them out on creeks, lakes, and other small waterways. But, …

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Hunting isn't always by land. With a bit of ingenuity and preparation, a boat can make more hunting opportunities open to you.

You Can Make Any Boat Be A Hunting Boat

There have been several people, lately that I have heard commenting about how they have to hike miles into the territory to find suitable game. They’ve been discouraged by the physical demands, especially in areas that don’t allow horse or ATV access. This tends to be a common theme on …

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Live Bait is a perfect introduction to fishing for any new angler

4 Must Know Setups for the New Angler’s Live Bait Fishing

The following is the second installment of a series of articles AJ and I are developing to give you an in-depth reference point to the lures, baits, and fishing techniques available to you as a beginner angler. From this broad overview, you’re going to be able to explore options for …

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Seasoned chicken organs are a popular bait among catfishing enthusiasts.

Preparing New Anglers For Choosing The Right Bait: Live, Cut, Or Artificial

The following is the introduction to a series of articles AJ and I are developing to give you an in-depth reference point to the lures, baits, and fishing techniques available to you as a beginner angler. From this broad overview, you’re going to be able to explore options for fishing …

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Matching your fishing rod to your Target fish will ensure a smoother, more enjoyable fishing adventure.

A Full Breakdown on Matching Your Rod to Your Target Fish

As a reminder: Kat, AJ, and The Outdoors Quest are not sponsored or affiliated with any gear discussed in this article. We are presenting you with information gathered during our own experiences as it pertains to the individual choices we make. We will not receive compensation for anything you choose …

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When you learn to spool your own fishing line you free yourself to a world of angling that knows no limits.

Spooling Your Own Reels: The Basics Every Woman Should Know

A popular choice, especially for new anglers, is to have a staff member at your local tackle shop spool your reel before you go fishing. Now, this is definitely convenient and (in some cases) can ensure that you are starting with a properly spooled, ready-to-fish reel. There are, however, 3 MAJOR …

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There are 10 things every new kayak angler should have when hitting the water to fish. Learn about those 10 items today.

The Ten Things Every New Kayak Angler Needs Every Outing

The beginner kayak angler has 10 things that she “must” have with her every time she ventures out on the water. As her experience level grows and her goals for the adventure become more focused, this list will change to one degree or another. Ultimately, though, these basics will always …

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Women of the Outdoors need a voice, need to be heard; and that place is here at the Outdoors Quest

The Benefits of Being an Outdoors Woman

The benefits of outdoors adventures are exponential, to say the least. As you explore and grow into your endeavors the more advantages you will discover. Many of you already know about some of these health benefits… Fresh air and natural plant life provide a calming and relaxing effect on the …

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kayak fishing opens a world of opportunities to the avid angler.

Kayak Fishing: The Ultimate Adventure

Fishing from a kayak is a very unique and exhilarating sport. Fishing opportunities are opened exponentially to these anglers who can access waterways obstructed from standard boat anglers and can bank fish areas not typically accessible to anglers on foot. This ability to go virtually anywhere, fish just about anything, …

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Left-Handed fishing has always been treated as rare and has been discouraged

When Left is Right: Fishing Options When You’re Left-Handed

Left-handed fishing has been a point of contention, debate, and discord for centuries. Left-handedness, for that matter, has been grounds for ostracization from just about all aspects of civilized life. To date, people of the left-handed persona are still significantly limited in their options for tools, equipment, and everyday supplies. …

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Learning where to expect and anticipate ticks will make for a safer adventure

Ticks, The Forgotten Enemy

Pretty much everyone who’s had some exposure to outdoors adventures knows the risk of running into those merciless creatures: Ticks. It’s most common to hear outdoors enthusiasts talking about these monsters when discussing hunting and hiking-type activities. What may surprise some is that these are prominent enemies of fishing adventures …

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Especially when hunting alone, safety precautions need to be taken

Safety First When on Your Outdoors Adventures

When is it safe to hunt? When is it safe to fish? When isn’t it safe to be out there fulfilling your quest? Even the most seasoned anglers and hunters forget some of the most basic rules of outdoors safety. Starting off on the right foot, however, can prevent you …

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Choosing the right Female Urination Device (FUD) is challenging and often intimidating, but it doesn't need to be

When a Woman’s Got’ta Go

*Before we get started, we would like to point out that The Outdoors Quest is not affiliated with any of the companies and/or Female Urination devices discussed in this article. We do not receive any commission or gratuity for purchases you might make from the links in this article.* AJ …

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The spinning reel is a very forgiving system for the new angler of any age

Know Your Fishing Gear, Know Your Fishing Reel

There are, literally, thousands of articles on the internet that brake down the schematics and technical details of fishing reels. This is not what I will be doing. Yes, I will give you technical information and discuss some of the intricacies of these very important tools. More specifically though, I …

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Catfishing a little creek in the middle of the city

The Three Rules for Becoming a Successful Angler

Have you listened to the experienced anglers? They’ll often bemoan the difficulties of confrontations with game wardens. New fishermen, who chose to start fishing without actually learning to be a sportsman first, full on cry about how they had to deal with wardens “harassing” them while they were innocently fishing.
Wonder why the animosity? It can be summed up in one, simple, explanation.

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