No Boat, No Problem: A Beginner’s Guide to Pier Fishing Etiquette

You don’t need a johnboat, center console, and guide to catch saltwater slammers this summer. Much of America’s coastal waters are dotted with public fishing piers. From Florida to Maine, from San Diego to Seattle, and all along the Gulf of Mexico, there are thousands of public-access fishing piers for itchy anglers hunting the bite. If you’re new to pier

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Man Overboard: What To Do When Your Fishing Guide Is a Total Asshat

I didn’t care that we had paid him for a day of fishing. He needed to go for a fucking swim and I was this close to helping his ass off the boat.  There’s a bottomless well of stories that fishing guides can tell about nightmare clients. My industry friends have reminisced about clients, or sports, who spend the day

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A Beginner’s Guide to Shed Antler Hunting

Spring is my second favorite season. The winter weather is finally loosening its grip. The rivers are breaking up, the grass is starting to poke through the snow patches on south-facing slopes, and bears are crawling out of their dens. Yet my favorite part of spring is shed antler hunting. Deer, elk, and moose go through the annual ritual of

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2020 FRA Holiday Gift Guide: The Hunting Wish List

When we’re not making coffee or printing T-shirts, you can bet the crew here at Black Rifle Coffee Company and Free Range American are out hunting. How into hunting is this team? The HR department gives away hunts for filling out internal work surveys. (Yes, we’re hiring.) This holiday season, most of us have hunting gear in our letters to

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