As angler numbers declined, lodge owners cast about to appeal to a changing world, offering way more adventures in spectacular corners of North America
The stand-up comedian and wildlife biologist taught a kid to fish and netted his own lesson in return
Nick Offerman’s annual family trip was always to the same lake in Minnesota, where he was taught things that really matter.
The beautiful scenery in popular TV series like ‘Yellowstone’ and ‘The White Lotus’ has sparked a tourism trend. Here are our five favorite locations to travel to and fun adventures nearby.
We reviewed 386 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.
Chasing the elusive permit fish is an exhausting endeavor for the most seasoned anglers. So why would a total newbie even try?
Thousands of acres in California’s Sierra National Forest have been proposed as a national monument. Many argue that the protection is crucial for wildlife, the environment, and wilderness recreation. But it will face stiff opposition.
Sparkling alpine lakes, the highest point in the continental U.S., and 800-plus miles of breathtaking hiking trails: Sequoia and Kings Canyon in the Sierra Nevada are far more than home to the biggest trees on the planet.
It all started with a marine store in Washington and a company called Showa
In 2015, billionaire entrepreneur Johnny Morris opened a hunting-and-fishing store that doubles as a theme park, with multiple bars and restaurants, a luxury lodge, and an entire swampland forest decorated with taxidermy—all shoved inside a replica Egyptian monument. We sent one writer on a 24-hour mission to explore this exotic modern wilderness.
‘Go Where You Feel Most Alive’ is a short film intended to challenge us all to put our phones away long enough to appreciate the exhilaration of the natural world.
Soon after Ranga Perera immigrated to the U.S. with his parents from his home country of Sri Lanka, his father passed away from a heart attack. The loss devastated Perera, and he struggled to fully engage with his own life for years, as a child and into adulthood.
This Central American destination is the adventure traveler’s dream, from its jungle-covered peaks to a coastline dotted with more than 450 islands stretching across the world’s second-largest barrier reef. It’s also delightfully accessible (English is the official language and the dollar a main currency), culturally diverse, and home to historically significant Maya sites, creating a particular dynamism that's unique to the region
Luke Konson and Daniel Balserak set out to catch the state fish in all 50 states and ended up with an unforgettable adventure
You’ve seen Miami. Just probably not like this.
The future of the Chinook is uncertain, as its numbers drop due to the impacts of climate change, unsustainable harvest practices, dams, habitat loss, and predation
Jay Johnson connects with a community of anglers in South Carolina, where flood tides and redfish reign supreme
In the UST film ‘This Is My Story: Tony Galbreath II,’ Galbreath shares what it’s like being a Black man in a managerial role in the outdoor industry today
Plan your next adventure on one of the nation’s most resplendent waterways with the help of Gaia GPS
We caught up with author Sebastian Junger to find out how he reported the incredible Outside Classic story of the Andrea Gail’s crew, what’s changed in the commercial fishing industry, and why he’s drawn to people who have dangerous jobs
The multi-use Lost Sierra Route will link underserved mountain communities, providing recreational adventures and economic sustainability
When President Biden needs a break from Putin and Mitch McConnell, he vacations on the Delmarva Peninsula, a blend of mid-Atlantic beauty, quirky accents, and tasty treasures from soil and sea. I grew up in the heart of it. Hear my song to this glorious land.
Spearfishing for Mark Healey is mostly about “observing and trying to be a noninvasive part of that environment.”
By the late 1990s, the Chinook salmon of Oregon’s Lostine River were nearly gone. Now a collaboration of hard work is paying off.
Marine biologists aren’t impressed with Netflix’s hit documentary on ocean conservation. They recommended some other films on the subject for us.
Thanks to their proximity, these Airbnbs book up fast. Make your summer reservation now.
Oranges for dental work, milk for English lessons—when COVID-19’s initial lockdown dried up tourism dollars and supply chains, the islands bartered their way through
Traveling with your pod? Buy out these places for private stays.
Think you already know everything about our nation’s most iconic park? Think again. There’s so much beyond its famed Yosemite Valley, from seldom visited waterfalls to the underappreciated backcountry beyond Tuolumne Meadows.
More than 17 years ago, a successful Michigan attorney took his life on a cherished trout stream, devastating close friends and family. Haunted by what happened, his nephew investigated and discovered tragic truths that were in plain sight all along.
Connecting to ecosystems through the hobbies we love enlightens us on the delicate balance between humans and nature
This year the famous outdoor film festival is going virtual, with thrilling tales of climbing adventures and profiles of charismatic conservationists
It was a roller coaster of a summer for Alaska's most controversial extraction project. In July, it looked all but certain that the salmon-threatening proposal would get its first federal permit. But then things took a surprising turn.
Make the most of the warm days with these river and lake essentials
These affordable digs are within driving distance from major cities but feel like far-away escapes
The two-hour corridor from Asheville, North Carolina, to Bluff City, Tennessee, packs eight adventures into 60 miles
How a dog and a fly rod can be the perfect prescription
Kit to keep you casting all day long
The North Pacific right whale has been spotted only a handful of times in 60 years. A marine biologist from Seattle wants to change that.
Alaska's favorite fishing siblings have a new quarantine skill for you to learn: making seafood delicious. Their new cookbook breaks down everything from filleting a wild-caught salmon to steaming Dungeness crab—and we've included two easy recipes to get you started.
Curated products for the activities your mom loves