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16
Feb2021
Five tips for new campers

Five tips for new campers

Join me as I discuss my 5 tips for new wild campers! I know you will enjoy it as I take you along with me on t...

16
Feb2021
Overnight camp in combat tent adventure with fire, food, coffee

Overnight camp in combat tent adventure with fire, food...

Snow in the forecast! We took to the trail and set up our gear to wait for the incoming snow.

16
Feb2021
Stanley Boil and Brew French Press nesting with Adventure Bowl Compact Cook Set

Stanley Boil and Brew French Press nesting with Adventu...

Join us as I modify the Stanley Adventure Bowl Compact Cook Set to nest with the Stanley Boil and Brew French...

09
Feb2021
How to build a campfire

How to build a campfire

Join us on our Back to the Basics series on fire building. In our opinion, the most important survival skill y...

20
Jan2021
Day hike camp on the river with fire and beans

Day hike camp on the river with fire and beans

Upon arriving at our riverside location we decided to make blueberry muffins and to cook a Fiesta bean meal th...

19
Jan2021
Yoler backpack folding wood stove and blackberry cobbler

Yoler backpack folding wood stove and blackberry cobble...

My first try at using a folding wood stove. It's a folding grill designed for backpacking, hiking, day trips,...

21
Dec2020
My Nativity scene birth of Jesus Christ - Merry Christmas

My Nativity scene birth of Jesus Christ - Merry Christm...

We picked up a new (to us) Nativity scene. This is the Member's Mark 48 Piece Bethlehem Village and we absolut...

21
Dec2020
Merry Christmas! Beef kabobs yeast rolls and cider on the river

Merry Christmas! Beef kabobs yeast rolls and cider on t...

Merry Christmas to y'all! That's how we say it in North Carolina. We had a near picture-perfect day down at th...

15
Dec2020
Frying Funnel Cakes in Stanley Adventure Cook Pot

Frying Funnel Cakes in Stanley Adventure Cook Pot

We took a short hike down to the Roanoke River today to set up our hammocks and fry up some funnel cakes in my...

23
Nov2020
Overnight camping Cooking Cornish Hens in a Dutch Oven with Peach Cobbler

Overnight camping Cooking Cornish Hens in a Dutch Oven...

Happy Thanksgiving from the Roberts boys! We enjoyed our weekend camping at the farm and gathering more logs t...

16
Nov2020
How to restore cast iron skillet with no power tools or chemicals

How to restore cast iron skillet with no power tools or...

Another treasure that I found out behind my granddad's old shop happened to be a 10" cast iron skillet.

10
Nov2020
Kayak Fishing in the Atlantic Ocean at NC's Outer Banks OBX

Kayak Fishing in the Atlantic Ocean at NC's Outer Banks...

What a weekend we had kayaking and fishing in the Croatan Sound, Oregon Inlet, and the Atlantic Ocean at Nags...

09
Nov2020
Overnight camping on the river in a Catoma bednet

Overnight camping on the river in a Catoma bednet

Catoma bednet system is a must for summertime camping! It was hot and humid and just about miserable until the...

04
Nov2020
Vont Spark Headlamp Review

Vont Spark Headlamp Review

Our opinion on the Vont Spark headlamp. It's bright, water-resistant, has a strobe function, and even has a re...

04
Nov2020
Kayking on Fishing Creek in Halifax County, NC

Kayking on Fishing Creek in Halifax County, NC

We paddled our kayaks along Fishing Creek in Halifax County, NC. The Ascend 128T kayak handled well in the cre...

04
Nov2020
Kayaking the Chowan River at Edenton, NC

Kayaking the Chowan River at Edenton, NC

What an adventure we had on the Chowan River and in Edenton, NC!

29
Aug2020
TCOP Tent Giveaway! Winner announced at 5K subs!

TCOP Tent Giveaway! Winner announced at 5K subs!

What an adventure it has been! Thank you all for getting us to 3k subscribers! As a thank you, we'd like to gi...

27
Jul2020
I bought an Ascend 128T Kayak

I bought an Ascend 128T Kayak

After hours upon hours of searching the internet, watching Youtube videos, following Facebook conversations, I...

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How to tie Fishing Knots

Several illustrations on popular fishing knots

Trilene Knot

Run end of line through eye of hook or lure and double back through the eye a second time.
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Improved Clinch Knot

The Improved Clinch is very easy to tie, which is the main reason it's so popular for connecting...
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Two-Turn Clinch Knot

The Two-Turn Clinch has been around since the turn of the century. It's stronger than the Improved...
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Non-Slip Mono-Loop

This is an exceptionally strong loop when tied correctly. But be sure to use the right number of...
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Surgeon's Knot

This is an exceptionally strong, simple-to-tie knot for joining lines of different diameters. It's...
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Surgeon's Loop

The Surgeon's Loop is a quick and easy way to put a loop in the end of a line. It's tied in the...
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Uni-Knot

Strong, reliable, and easy to tie, the Uni-Knot is an excellent knot for securing line to terminal...
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Arbor Knot

The Arbor Knot provides the angler with a quick, easy connection for attaching the line to the...
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Braid Knot

This special fishing knot has been proven to be one of the best for use with braided lines.
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Basic Survival Gear

There are a few basic pieces of gear that we like to have along on any outing that we take.

Hat

A hat is a very basic piece of gear that has tons of uses, most importantly keeping your face and head out of the sun

Shirt

A good long sleeve shirt proves useful to us in just about any season. Protection from sun and bugs is key here.

Pants

These pants are tough and rugged and can be used in all seasons. The legs are removable for summer climate.

Boots

Quality footwear can make the difference of how well your feet are protected from moisture, blisters and rough terrain.

Backpack

A good external frame backpack is a must have when hauling around all of our gear and food.

Hydration

While you can save weight by not carrying water into your bushcraft camp we prefer to always have some with us in our hydration bladders.

Sleeping Mat

Keeping your body insulated from the ground is key in regulating your body's temperature.

Socks

Did you know that your socks can make all of the difference in the world in terms of protecting your feet? Protecting your feet is a must!

What are you kicking around in?

We picked up three pairs of these boot at surplus and we couldn't be any happier with our purchase! The Hot Weather Combat Boot is a revolutionary combat boot unlike anything previously available to U.S. military personnel. Once you wear this US Marine Corps approved boot in the field, you will realize that it represents a significant step forward in tactical footwear. Sizes range from 5-14 in half sizes as well as wide and regular widths.

  • Leather
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately Mid-Calf" from arch
  • Polyurethane removable insert insole
  • Full grain cowhide leather and nylon fabric
  • U.S. Marine Corps Uniform Approved
  • Height 8" & Stylish, Tactical Design
  • Vanguard running shoe sole construction