Tag Archives: Carrie Zylka

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

Wading 101 – 7 Tips For Safe Wading

Whether it’s trout or bass you’re chasing, here are a few tips to make your freshwater wading experience a better one.

1. Plan your route.

2. Consider if wading is necessary. Wading alerts your presence to fish – would bank fishing be possible?

3. Keep your balance. If you lean into the current and suddenly lose your balance the
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Memorial Day Camping Trip

You don’t always have to travel far away to enjoy time with the family outdoors.

For us this Memorial Day weekend we chose to go camping at Kohler-Andrae State Park, it’s only an hour away and provides us with a plethora of outdoor activities.

We do a lot with my first cousin and her family, I am grateful to have family that enjoys the outdoors as much as I do.Β  Zach and I both love their kids and we always have a lot of fun camping with them.

Comprised of 125 campsites, we made our reservations about 2 months prior.

Key West Salmon

Salmon is a staple here in the Zylka household and it’s not always a Friday Fish Fry when fish is served up.

Tonight we’re having a fabulous recipe we found online.

Enjoy! Continue reading Key West Salmon

Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Venison Hamburger Bake – YUM

It’s the second weekend of the Wisconsin Whitetail Rifle season.Β  And what would hunting season be without knowing what to do with all that meat in the freezer? Continue reading Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Venison Hamburger Bake – YUM