Tag Archives: camping

How to Sleep Warm Diagram

I know winter is still in full swing for some of you in the northern states, for many of us winter camping is a special time. I’ve been a few times and of course the challenge is always to stay warm while sleeping. Continue reading How to Sleep Warm Diagram

7 Reasons I Love Camping In the Fall

I love fall camping. Everything about it and once Labor Day hits and hunting season gets here I am in seventh heaven.

And here are my top seven reasons why… Continue reading 7 Reasons I Love Camping In the Fall

Wisconsin River Sand Bar Fun

I can’t believe it took until the 4th of July to finally go camping in 2014.

May’s average temp in WI was 42 degrees with about 3” of rain and June’s average temperature was 56 degrees with 6 ½” of rain.

Not really ideal tent camping weather. Continue reading Wisconsin River Sand Bar Fun

Worm Stealers, Fishing the Backwater Lakes of the Mississippi River

Fall is my favorite season; it’s all about hunting, my birthday, great fishing and Halloween.  Winter, which comes in at a very close second, is ice fishing, sturgeon spearing and winter cabins. Spring is third and is all about turkey time and spawning time.

While summer is technically my least favorite, this season tends to generate some of the best memories.  To me summer is all about fishing and camping.   Campfires, smores, lakes, brats, relaxing, rivers, visiting etc.

We have truly grown to love our tent.  For the last few years we’d thought about buying a camper but to be honest with you, since I am only comfortable pulling one or the other behind my truck; we’ve decided a fishing boat is the way to go.  We’d be happier tent camping in one of the amazing parks here in Wisconsin and trailering the boat behind in hopes of finding that perfect fishing lake or that perfect sunbathing sandbar.

Continue reading Worm Stealers, Fishing the Backwater Lakes of the Mississippi River

Gear Review: Coolmax Sleep Sack

I came across the website some time ago, I was intrigued by this company that offered several handy camping and outdoor products.

A few weekends ago I had the chance to use one of the new Outgo Coolmax Sleep Sack and Sleeping Bag Liners. It certainly came in handy when the temps dipped a bit below what I find comfortable.

I am always on the lookout for products that will enhance my camping, fishing or hunting experience. After all, who actually likes to be uncomfortable when sleeping in a tent in Wisconsin? Continue reading Gear Review: Coolmax Sleep Sack