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Tips for Fishing with Kids: A Fisherman's Advice

Seasoned fisherman and granddad Jim Mize shares advice based on lessons he's learned about fishing with young children.

The "Big" Life of Fly Fisherman Lefty Kreh

Famous fly fishing teacher and writer Lefty Kreh shares memories of his larger than life career teaching celebrities, creating flies and changing...

Montana Artist Makes a Living Painting in Nature

John Potter spends his time deep in the woods of Montana, painting nature scenes for a living.

Birding in South Texas, where Rare Species Flock

Texas's Rio Grande Valley is a hot spot for bird watchers, with its world-renowned World Birding Center scattered over 9 locations in addition to...

How to Start a Farm-to-Fork Business on Your Homestead

The owner of a successful farm-to-fork meal service business explains how she got her start and what it takes to run the company that provides...

Hand Tools of Days Gone By In Rural Farm Life

What ever happened to the sickle, the scythe and other tools that were critical in the past? Survivalist and outdoor expert L. Woodrow Ross talks...

7 Tips for Starting a Master-Planned Garden on Your Land

Before making any drastic changes to your land, draft a master plan for your garden and move carefully to reach your ultimate goal.

The Ultimate DIY Kids' Playhouses for Your Rural Land

We interview the imaginative carpenter behind Paul's Playsets, which offers cheap DIY Kids Playhouse plans you can purchase and download.

Infographic: The Health Benefits of Eating Wild Turkey

Eating meat from turkey caught in the wild has health benefits you won't find in the processed turkey sold in stores. This infographic reviews the...

How to Make Yourself Invisible to Animals in Nature

We can intrude into the natural environment, or we can attempt to become a part of it. The art of "invisibility" may be as simple as leaving our...