Archive for November, 2018

“DIAMONDS ARE MADE FROM COAL”

IT IS OFTEN THOUGHT THAT DIAMONDS FORM FROM COMPRESSION OF COAL, BUT THESE BEAUTIFUL GEMS ORIGINATE FROM A DEEPER GEOLOGY. THE CONFUSION COMES FROM THEIR SIMILARLY HIGH CONTENT OF CARBON. BOTH DIAMONDS AND COAL ARE MADE OF CARBON, BUT THEY FORM IN DIFFERENT LAYERS WITHIN THE EARTH. DIAMONDS FORM IN THE EARTH’S MANTLE, AROUND 145 […]

GO LONG AND DEEP

  LONG DISTANCE FISHING INCREASES LINE STRETCH AND ROD FLEX AND MAKES HOOK-SETTING TRICKY. HERE’S HOW TO STICK IT TO A BASS WHEN HE’S IN THE NEXT TIME ZONE OR ON A ROCK 30 FEET DEEP. FACE THE FIGHT: WHEN YOU FEEL A TAKE, SQUARE YOUR SHOULDERS TO THE FISH’S LOCATION. REEL DOWN UNTIL YOUR […]

TNT TILAPIA

TILAPIA (TUH-LAHP-EE-UH) IS A LEAN FRESHWATER FISH WITH A MILD AND SUBTLY SWEET FLAVOR. TRY IT WITH THIS SPICY CORNMEAL COATING. 1 THAW FISH, IF FROZEN. RINSE FISH;PAT DRY WITH A PAPER TOWELS. CUT FISH INTO 4 SERVING-SIZE PIECES. MEASURE THE THICKNESS OF THE FISH AND SET ASIDE. 2 IN A SHALLOW DISH STIR TOGETHER […]

SHRIMP WITH SERRANOS

IN A PINCH USE DRIED HERBS IN PLACE OF THE FRESH.ADD THEM AT THE SAME TIME YOU ADD THE SHRIMP, USING 1/4 TEASPOON DRIED BASIL, CRUSHED, AND 1/4 TEASPOON DRIED OREGANO, CRUSHED. START TO FINISH: 20 MINUTES THAW SHRIMP, OF FROZEN. RINSE SHRIMP; PAT DRY WITH PAPER TOWELS. IN A LARGE SKILLET, HEAT THE OLIVE […]

TAKING A DEEPER DIVE WITH RUGGED CAMERAS

     THERE IS ONE MORE CATEGORY THAT IS KEEPING THE POINT-AND-SHOOT AFLOAT: WATERPROOF AND TOUGH CAMERAS. EVEN THE MOST DURABLE SMARTPHONES ARE NEVER GOING TO REPLACE DEDICATED RUGGED CAMERAS. THESE ARE THE CAMERAS YOU BRING EVERYWHERE, SINCE YOU WOULDN’T WANT TO RISK DAMAGING MORE SENSITIVE ELECTRONICS, THEY ALSO HAVE SOME GREAT FEATURES THAT MAKE […]

BASS FISHING INSIGHT

                                     IF WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR RECREATIONAL BASS FISHING RESULTS, OR COMPETE IN SERIOUS-LEVEL BASS FISHING IN CALIFORNIA, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU BECOME AN ACCOMPLISHED TOP-WATER FISHERMAN. TIME AFTER TIME, THE WESTERN PRO RELIES UPON THESE TECHNIQUES […]

SURVIVE A WILDFIRE

DURING A WILDFIRE, THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACES TO BE ARE UPHILL OR DOWNWIND FROM THE FLAMES. IF THE WIND IS BLOWING TOWARD THE FIRE, RUN INTO THE WIND. BUT IF IT’S BEHIND THE FIRE, YOU NEED TO MOVE AWAY EVEN FASTER–THAT THE FIRE WILL BE COMING ON QUICK. IF YOU’RE CAUGHT OUT IN THE OPEN, […]

Making a two step meal

Camping has always been a popular event for families and individuals. after a day of numerous adventures and explorations it’s time to eat. An article in FIELD AND STREAM’S SPECIAL ADDITION’S  “THE TOTAL OUTDOORSMAN’, for NOVEMBER 2018, I came upon a recipe for a TWO STEP MEAL that I will share with you. 1  6-oz. […]

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