FreshTRAX Outdoors Blog

Disconnect For a Day and See Things Differently
SM_040115a_DisconnectDay_InstaGraham_FBLet’s face it, the devices we use to connect with each other are actually cutting us off from the world and the people around us. And it’s getting even worse for kids. The average American boy or girl spends more than seven hours each day in front of an electronic screen. So let’s do something […]
Product Review: Wac’em Archery Exit Broadheads
Exit in packageWhen it comes to business of broadheads, I’ve always preferred 3-blade designs mainly because I like to open up a triangular shaped hole in the hide of big game.  Wide, two-blade cut-to-the-tip designs are proven as well and I’ve used them plenty.  Four-blade broadheads have always interested me, especially since the trend toward smaller aspect […]
Product Review: KUIU Binocular Harness System
glasssing smallIf you’ve spent any time toting binoculars in the mountains then I’m confident you’ve cussed your bino harness a time or two. They either ride up on the back of your neck or allow your binoculars to bounce incessantly against your chest, usually both. And if you’re like me, you’ve tried them all and settled […]
Product Review: Slip System from Elk Mountain Gear
elk decoy slipHunting from the ground has a certain appeal. Boots on the ground at eye-level with wary game keeps the excitement high and requires a bit more diligence when it comes to scent and movement. The ground blind market has exploded in recent years, providing hunters a wide range of makes & models to fit nearly […]
Pope & Young Convention – Friday Banquet Features a Passionate Address by Shane Mahoney
sm2Friday Banquet Features a Passionate Address by Shane Mahoney Friday Recognition Banquet Friday, April 12, 2013 Hilton Anatole Khmer Ballroom Dallas, Texas   DON’T MISS THIS INSPIRING, IMPRESSIVE AND ENTERTAINING PRESENTATION FROM WORLD RENOWNED LECTURER SHANE MAHONEY! Hunting remains a critically important conservation mechanism as well as a profoundly influential tradition in the lives of millions […]
2013 Pope and Young Convention: Great Hunts – Great Cause!
pope-and-young-club-logo2013 P&Y LIVE AUCTION SATURDAY, APRIL 13TH P&Y CONVENTION HILTON ANATOLE DALLAS, TEXAS A significant portion of the money raised for our Conservation and Outreach Program activities comes from the auctioning of generously donated hunts, select artifacts and handmade items at our biennial convention.  Hunts secured so far include: 6-DAY SOUTHEAST ALASKA BLACK BEAR HUNT […]
Product Review: Limbsaver FletchPod and Broadhead Pod
Today’s modern arrow assemblies are nothing short of impressive.  Composite arrow manufacturing processes yield exquisite, consistent shafting to build upon.  Following suit, we have an ever-widening selection of broadheads and fletching options to choose from.  In the end, a loaded quiver of hunting arrows is a sizeable investment for today’s bowhunter! Protecting your investment and […]
Cabela’s Grand Opening – Tulalip, WA, April 19th, 11:00AM
It’s finally springtime in the Pacific Northwest!  If you’re looking for a fun-filled family outing to jolt you from months of hibernation, look no further than Tulalip, WA, just 40 miles north of Seattle.  Thursday, April 19th, 2012 marks the Grand Opening of the third Cabela’s retail store location in the Pacific Northwest.  After an exciting ribbon cutting […]
Cabela’s Announces Opening Date for Tulalip, WA Store
Tulalip, Wash. (March 2, 2012) – Cabela’s Incorporated, the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will open the doors to its new Tulalip store at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 19. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:45 a.m. Opening day will be part of a weekend-long celebration featuring outdoor celebrities, […]
Deer: Post-Season Scouting, Part 6 – Set-Up Fundamentals
Set-Up Fundamentals Wrapping up this 6-part series, I want to relate the information covered thus far to some fundamental rules-of-thumb for the proper use of treestands, ground blinds, and ways to maximize your shot opportunities.  Treestands I’ve hunted from portable treestands out west for 20 years and I find it odd that they are not used […]

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