Category Archives: Camping

The Roche Lake Area – A Fisherman’s Paradise

The Roche Lake area, located approximately 35 kms south of Kamloops, BC is truly a trout fisherman’s paradise for a fly fishing vacation. This lake dotted area hosts 12 super trout fishing lakes and all within a few kilometers of each other. 10 of the lakes lie within the boundaries of Roche Lake Provincial Park […]

Family Fun in VenturaCountyWest

Spending winter in California sure has its benefits. There is plenty to do outdoors to enjoy. No better location is VenturaCountyWest (the cities of Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura about an hour’s drive north from Los Angeles). Even if you have visited California before, VenturaCountyWest offers places that you’ve never seen, beaches you’ve never walked and […]

Basic Survival Food Storage On a Budget

If you have not stored up food and water for an emergency or a disaster, this article could be a lifesaver for you and your family. Is your reason or excuse for not being prepared the same one used by well over 300 million other Americans? The two most widely claimed excuses are, procrastination and […]

Missouri’s Lake Taneycomo – Midwest Trout Fishing Mecca

Main Species Present: rainbow trout, brown trout, suckers, and largemouth bass Lake Taneycomo in southwestern Missouri might well be considered the world’s finest trout fishery. Its popularity mostly relies on the approximately 700,000 rainbow trout stocked per year, which causes this twenty-two mile riverine lake to be positively loaded with dumb stockies at all times. […]

Fishing Lake Amistad Texas

* Lake Amistad Texas (TX), Located on the Rio Grande River, it is 12 miles NW of Del Rio in Val Verde County Texas. * Surface area is 64,900 acres. Maximum depth is 217 feet * Lake Amistad was impounded in 1969 * Conservation Pool Elevation is 1117 feet * Lake Fluctuation: Depends on area […]

Camping 101: Choosing a Tent

Family camping tents come in many shapes and sizes. The one that suits your needs may not be the right one for someone else. That’s why there is such a large variety produced for the outdoor enthusiast market. Shaping Up Your Tent Choices Tents come in four basic shapes: A-frame, umbrella, geodesic or “dome”, and […]