6 Go-to Snacks to Fuel Your Outdoor Adventure

Sweet, salty, fresh, or smoked cured, everyone has a go-to snack when they are outside. After a long hike or a sit in the deer woods, we all get hungry. We may have our three meals a day rounded out but, for those times between, we need to keep our energy up. Besides,...

The Female Hunter Carries the Torch

With Mother’s Day on my mind I’m reflecting on the strong outdoor mamas I know. We have several outdoor mamas here on our Venku team. In recent years, social media has brought the spotlight to so many amazing women thriving in the outdoors. It has really compelled...

Venomous Snakes: How to Stay Safe in the Wild

North America may not be Australia, but it is still home to several venomous snakes with unique characteristics and patterns. Identifying these snakes is crucial for staying safe while exploring the great outdoors. Credit: Urban Vipers 5: The Timber Rattlesnakes of...

The Fish Fry: Walleye

Of all the fish that swim in the lakes of the northern United States, none grip fishermen with as much of a passionate frenzy as walleye. These sun-shy predators are a popular target for their fight and excellence as table fare. While we could write a book on walleye...