I know it sounds cliché, but I’ll be the first to admit it. As a hardcore outdoor enthusiast, finding a holiday gift for me is a difficult task. In fact, whether you hunt, trap, fish, boat, kayak, camp, backpack, hike, bike or watch wildlife, I bet you are also in the hard-to-buy-for category. Am I right? We are a picky lot, aren’t we? We are a detailed bunch. We know what we need and desire to have. And what the …Read More »
Maybe you have your Christmas shopping all wrapped up already (pun intended). But, I am betting like me, most of you are still wondering what to buy. Good thing we still have time! I am not going to post links to this fishing tackle company or that store. I imagine you are getting plenty of those in your “in box” already. However, in my “in box” today, I did find that the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, TakeMeFishing.org, has a …Read More »
Great Outdoor Gift Ideas
It can be a real challenge to select a holiday gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your family. What do you buy for that hunter, trapper, angler, camper, hiker, biker, boater or bird watcher who has a roomful or a basement cave full of outdoor gear? Hmmm … And, did I mention that we are a very picky, practical bunch of folks. Yes, I fall into all of those genres of outdoor activities I listed! And, I’m certain I’m not …Read More »
What to get your hardcore angler?
I guess someone declared the day after Thanksgiving as THE biggest shopping day of the year. Whatever. Regardless, as soon as the Thanksgiving leftovers have been picked over, thoughts turn to Christmas, and for some of us that means panic–what to get our loved ones? It also leads to dread–“How many ugly ties will I get this year?” Well, never fear, this year I have the perfect gift ideas for those hardcore anglers in your family! Walleye Wallet For the …Read More »
Bucks for Gifts
Today is Black Friday, the big shopping day to kick off the holiday season, tomorrow is Small Business Saturday encouraging folks to holiday shop at small businesses, and then Monday is Cyber Monday the largest online shopping day of the year. I am here at home blogging (before the Husker/Hawkeye football game) while my wife is working at The Nebraska Medical Center and my daughter Emma is still out shopping after pulling an all-nighter going after those tremendous deals on holiday gift items at various stores for the family. Well, Emma, …Read More »