George Washington Sears, aka Nessmuk, wrote in the 1800s of the outdoors that, "We do not go to the green woods and crystal waters to rough it. We go to smooth it." That’s as true now as ever. The outdoors are for refreshing the soul and lifting the spirit.

Try convincing yourself of that – or better yet, your spouse, children or friends – when their feet are cold, their line is tangled, their sleeping bag is soggy, or their paddle is broken. Having the right gear can make all the difference.

In the Everybody Adventures shop you’ll find a wide range of products that will outfit you and your crew for every kind of adventure. VISIT THE SHOP.

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Outdoor extras, including a flintlock deer hunting tip and new fishing lure

Flintlock deer hunting seasons are just about here, so we offer up a simple tip that can produce big results. Plus, we look at a new fishing lure and campfire recipe.

December 16, 2018

Cold water boating fun, but safety paramount

There are a lot of really good reasons to go cold water boating. But if you want to come back alive, safety should be priority #1.

December 13, 2018

First Day Hikes a growing way to celebrate the season

First Day Hikes offer the chance to start off the new year with adventure. And, potentially, they can be the start of something bigger, too.

December 13, 2018

outdoor extras, including how to dress up a camper breakfast staple

Here’s an option for making a camper breakfast staple a little — or a lot — more palatable. Plus, we look at a winter hiking tip and fun tool for archers.

December 13, 2018

Crayfish research turns up exciting finds

What’s there to learn about burrowing crayfish? Well, a lot, especially when you’re the first people seeking them in more than 100 years.

December 5, 2018

Porcupines and the winter woods

Porcupines are one of the most unusual and fascinating creatures in the woods. And if you;re going to spot one, winter is the best time do it,

December 4, 2018

Wildlife watching, fishing, hunting all powerful economic forces

All that wildlife watching, fishing and hunting people do? It’s more than just fun. it’s healthy and a powerful economic force in America, too.

December 3, 2018

Outdoors extras, including a steelhead bait good for salmon, too

We take a look at a steelhead bait also great for salmon. Plus, we talk winter squirrel hunting and how to make that pheasant great for the table.

December 3, 2018

Outdoor reading for the naturalist, survivalist, hiker, hunter and more

Looking for some outdoor reading, maybe for the days when you’re stuck inside? Here’s a look at some new books that are worth checking out.

November 29, 2018

Statewide bear harvest good, full of big animals

Final numbers from the 2018 seasons aren’t in yet, with hunting ongoing. But this year’s Pennsylvania statewide bear harvest appears to be another good one.

November 29, 2018

Hunting accidents on the decline, but even one is too many

Hunting accidents are in decline everywhere. Sportsmen and women can drive those numbers even lower by remembering a few safety commandments.

November 26, 2018

Outdoors extras, including a battered fish recipe

Battered fish? Yeah, it’s as good as you think, or at least can be with this recipe. Plus, we offer a tip and a tool for hunters.

November 26, 2018

This deer season, hunters urged to seek out their replacement

Deer season, the busiest of times in the hunting world, is here all across the country. But what will the future bring? The hunters of today will decide.

November 20, 2018

A holiday gift guide for outdoor adventure lovers

Here’s our holiday gift guide featuring products perfect for the hunter, anglers, camper, paddler and all-around outdoor adventurer on your list.

November 20, 2018

Geocaching a fun twist on exploring the outdoors

Geocaching is a hobby with less than 20 years of history, but it’s growing in popularity all across the globe. And it’s no wonder, given how much fun it is.

November 20, 2018

Outdoor extras, including a deer hunting tip and musky lure

A new musky lure from across the pond that catches northern pike, too? We take a look at one of those , plus a deer hunting tip and venison recipe.

November 19, 2018

Science offers hints for deer hunting success

Deer hunting success can be defined in many ways. If, for you, a part of that includes filling a tag and bringing home some venison, her eare some tips to keep in mind that just might help.

November 15, 2018

Gill lice parasite controversy taking on new form

Pennsylvania’s controversy over the gill lice parasite is far from over. But it’s taking on a new form, with state and private industry officials talking.

November 15, 2018

Project Feederwatch is here and seeking citizen scientists

Project FeederWatch uses everyday birders from cross the country to keep tabs on species, to see how they’re faring Volunteers can sign up to help now.

November 15, 2018

Outdoors extras, including a look at life vest fit and a venison recipe

When it comes to choosing a life vest, fit is paramount. We suggest how to get the one right for you, plus look at a cool gadget and a venison recipe.

November 14, 2018

Look for clues when field judging black bears

Field judging black bears isn’t always easy. But there are some clues that will tell you just how big or small a bear might be.

November 8, 2018

Hiking with children can be fun, memorable if you do it right

Hiking with children can be both challenging and rewarding. There are some things you can do to make sure it’s fun, though.

November 8, 2018

Hunters ask for changes to PA fall turkey hunting

At least some Pennsylvanians want changes to fall turkey hunting seasons. Others want to tweak the spring. That and more is under consideration.

November 8, 2018

Outdoor extras, including a fall fishing tip and campfire recipe

Successful fall fishing means making it easy for trout and other species to take your bait. Plus, we look at a new lure and a campfire breakfast.

November 8, 2018

A seismic change may be occurring in the whitetail woods

There’s a change, and a pretty big one at that, going on in the whitetail woods nationwide. Whether it’s good, bad or indifferent remains to be seen.

November 1, 2018

Cross country skiing essentials start with the feet

Enjoyable cross country skiing requires securing a few essentials, starting with boots, then skis and poles. Just don’t overdress or you’ll regret it.

October 31, 2018

Tips on choosing the right flashlight for outdoor adventures

Which flashlight is the right flashlight for outdoor adventures? That depends on a number of factors. Answering a few questions can reveal answers.

October 31, 2018

Bob Frye is a storyteller with a passion for all things outdoors. He hunts, he fishes, he hikes, he camps, he paddles, backpacks and snowshoes depending on the season. If he’s not an expert at anything, it’s because he’s passionate to try a little bit of everything.