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SURVIVAL TIPS FOR HUNTERS

SURVIVAL TIPS FOR HUNTERS

A good hunter knows to prepare for the worst-case scenario because sometimes nothing goes as planned and all too often, you're far away from modern conveniences should something happen. Whether you're new to the hobby, checking to see you've got everything or you need a refresher, here are some of our top survival tips for our hunters.

Tsunami Survival Tips

Tsunami Survival Tips

There are many natural disasters that can hit at any time. For some states, it's a tornado that comes out from a standard summer thunderstorm, whereas for others it's an earthquake or even a hurricane. However, one natural disaster that generally comes with a warning and a known area of it hitting, is a tsunami. Tsunamis are usually caused by an earthquake, so people can have a bit of time to prepare. Unfortunately, they don't always come with a warning, so it's important to know tsunami survival tips to increase your chances of survival.

Signs of a Tornado

Signs of a Tornado

There are many things in life that are unpredictable. Weather, unfortunately, is one of those, and you can never quite tell when an afternoon thunderstorm is going to turn deadly by unleashing a tornado or two upon your town. Most people have an action plan if there is a tornado warning for their area, but take the initiative and know the signs of a tornado, so you can be prepared, even if the weather alert doesn't come in on time.

International Travel Tips

International Travel Tips

There is nothing like getting out of the country. Visiting a new city, a brand new country with new food, new cultures, new people can be exhilarating. However, it can also be fairly stressful, and you want to make sure that you have everything, and are prepared for anything that may happen while traveling abroad. Luckily, we have pulled together international travel tips to make your future travels easier and less stressful.

Food Growing Tips

Food Growing Tips

Now that we are through some of the worst of the winter weather, you may want to start your preparations for spring. One of the best things that you can do for your health, family, and budget is to grow your own food. It's surprisingly simple, and you can control what pesticides, if any, are used on your vegetables. The best part is, you can grow these outdoors, even if you only have a small amount of space to work with. We've got some food growing tips that will help you to have your own vegetable garden growing strong in no time.

What to Have in A Panic Room

What to Have in A Panic Room

Anyone who is in LE or military knows that the key to surviving adverse situations is preparation. Without it, we would all be going into every situation blind, and that's never a good choice. Planning, even if it means having to think about unpleasant situations, will help to keep you prepared, so if things do go bad, you are better able to survive it.

Conflict Resolution Tips

Conflict Resolution Tips

Even if you are not an LEO or active military, you probably face conflict in your life. The stakes may be a little lower, but that doesn't mean that we can't all benefit from conflict resolution tips, whether we are military or special service or just civilians. Conflicts can arise whether you are at work or at school or even in your relationship with your significant other or spouse. The important part is learning how to resolve these conflicts in a healthy and safe manner.

Family Vacation Safety Tips

Family Vacation Safety Tips

There's nothing like the experience of a family vacation. You get some time off work, time that you can bond with your kids and spouse, make memories that will be cherished forever, and take pictures that will make all of your coworkers and friends very jealous of your wonderful family adventures. With that though, comes unknown dangers, as with visiting any area that you've never been to before.

Driving Tips for Rainy Weather

Driving Tips for Rainy Weather

Driving in the rain is just a reality that you will have to deal with at some point. Unfortunately, in some situations, the rain may be so intense that you will struggle to see the road, and you will have to drive very carefully. In other cases, the rain will be exceedingly mild, and you won't really have to adjust your driving too much to meet the safety requirements. However hard the rain is pouring, here are some driving tips for rainy weather to ensure that you and your passengers make it home safely.

Vehicle Security Tips

Vehicle Security Tips

Just like your home, you want to protect your vehicle from threats of all kinds, especially theft. Petty crime is something we cannot control, but we can set up parameters to prevent. Some preventative measures may seem like common sense, while others you may not have considered. Regardless, we’ve put together some useful vehicle security tips to help you be safe and stay safe.

Running Training Tips

Running Training Tips

The act of running is easy, but running correctly can be quite a challenge without proper training. If you’re in the beginning stages of running, or an avid runner, there are always tips from experts in the industry to help up your game. Speed, mobility, and control are all huge factors that contribute to how you run. While there are hundreds of fantastic tips out there, here are 10 that you can focus on for your next run.

Creative Ways to Lock up Your Guns

Creative Ways to Lock up Your Guns

In fact, thanks to modern technology and ingenuity, there are many creative ways to lock up your guns in an entirely safe manner that doesn't involve a safe.

Cybersecurity Tips

Cybersecurity Tips

The internet is an everchanging landscape, shifting into new updates and technology with each passing day. The same is true for cyberhackers who steal user information for financial gain. As you know, this comes in the form of identity theft, where people have their sensitive information stolen. There are countless cybersecurity tips to abide by, with hundreds being added to the mix each year and even more becoming obsolete. You know the process of creating strong passwords, spotting weird websites, and clicking into suspicious ads.

Sleeping Tips for Campers

Sleeping Tips for Campers

Good sleep can make or break a camping trip quickly. Without proper sleep, you'll feel exhausted the next day. With smart preparation, you can achieve the best sleep you've had on your next adventure.

Safety Tips to Avoid a Carjacking

Safety Tips to Avoid a Carjacking

From the time we began driving, we've heard the horror stories of people losing their vehicles to carjackers. A carjacking occurs when someone takes your car by force, whether that be at gun point or another type of deadly weapon.

Home Security Tips

Home Security Tips

Your home is your castle, and nothing is more upsetting that finding out your castle was a target for a break-in. Suddenly, that safety that was felt behind those walls is no longer there, as you could feel exposed or uncertain about when a future attack may be.

Hotel Room Security Tips

Hotel Room Security Tips

Traveling can be a breathtaking experience, allowing you to see sights and cultures that you had only dreamt of before. However, it also means that you are not in an area that you know, and you are staying in a hotel, at the whims of other security measures.

Home Security Assessment

Home Security Assessment

When you're forward thinking, you need to plan out different worst-case scenarios. One of those being a home invasion. Rather than have to figure out where you went wrong after it happens, you should do a home security assessment to determine the risk level you have on your house and various points that need some improvement.

Different Medical Kits

Different Medical Kits

When it comes to being prepared for the injuries and accidents of life, a first aid kit is essential for several reasons. It gives you the essentials needed to handle the smaller injuries and it can even help in bigger injuries when you need to buy some time until you reach a medical professional or emergency room.

Natural, Non Tech Navigation Tips

Natural, Non Tech Navigation Tips

While the great outdoors are a great way to blow off steam and have some fun, they can quickly turn dangerous. When you lose your way and you need to find your way back to civilization, knowing a few natural, non-tech navigation tips can help.

Tips to Stay Hydrated in Hot Climates

Tips to Stay Hydrated in Hot Climates

When it comes to hydration, there are many reasons why it should be a top priority. For starters, your body needs water to maintain healthy function. Water also helps prevent heat stroke in hot weather.

Items for Your Range Box

Items for Your Range Box

The range is a great place to hone your skills and work on marksmanship. Whether for skill building or just blowing off some steam for fun, the range is only as worthwhile as the gear you bring with you.

How is Wind Chill Determined?

How is Wind Chill Determined?

You check the weather and forecast regularly. Knowing what the weather is like and what it possibly might be like is not only an essential part of wilderness exploration, hiking, camping, mountaineering—but critical during tactical situations or simulations.

Why You Should Include Flexibility Workouts

Why You Should Include Flexibility Workouts

As a tactical professional, you know the fitness requirements of your profession. From the ability to run a certain distance without keeling over to the need for a certain level of body mass you can throw around as needed, the physical elements of the job are always a concern for the professional. While you may focus on weights and cardio as your main go-to in this aspect of life, there are a few great reasons why you should consider adding in some flexibility workouts.

Tips to Avoid and Deal With Boot Blisters

Tips to Avoid and Deal With Boot Blisters

As a tactical professional, you know the importance of the right pair of boots for the journey. When it comes to your feet, you want comfort and support. One of the biggest things getting in the way of comfort is the boot blister.

What You Need to Know About Night Vision Products

What You Need to Know About Night Vision Products

There is no denying that night vision products are one of the most iconic tools of the tactical profession. Whether you are looking for new night vision gear for on the job, for hunting, or just for fun, there are a few things you need to know before getting started. Here is a quick breakdown of what you need to know about night vision products.

Tactical Driving Tips Even Civilians Should Know

Tactical Driving Tips Even Civilians Should Know

When it comes to driving, we could all use a few tips to help keep us safer on the roads. As a tactical professional, driving on the job might carry a different set of standards, but some of the knowledge is still applicable to the everyday citizen. Here are a few tactical driving tips even civilians should know to stay safe.

Workouts You Can Do Outdoors

Workouts You Can Do Outdoors

When you are outdoors, it can certainly change your routine. Whether you are on an outdoor adventure for fun or on a mission for work, you may need to adjust your workout routine to match the environment. Here are the top workouts you can do outdoors so you can stay fit even when the gym is out of the question.

Workout Apps for Training

Workout Apps for Training

The matter of fitness is important for any tactical professional. You need to stay in top shape in order to perform your job with high standards. When it comes to hitting the gym, some days there won’t be enough time with all your other commitments like the job, training, family, and whatever else is going on.

Camping Gear By Season

Camping Gear By Season

Whether you are new to the world of camping or have a few trips under your belt already, there are a few things you need to know regarding seasonality. It should be common sense that the gear you pack for a summer trip will be a little different from the gear you pack for a winter trip. Here are a few things to keep in mind when packing your camping gear by season.

Best Mag Pouches

Best Mag Pouches

When it comes to mag pouches, having a shoddy quality one can interfere with performance and just make things more difficult in general. Here are a few suggestions on finding the best mag pouches for your needs.

Effects of Temperature on Tactical Performance

Effects of Temperature on Tactical Performance

Whether you are a tactical professional or an outdoorsy type about to go hunting, there are a few things you should know about how the elements impact your body. When it comes to temperature, it is one of the major forces of the outdoors that every shooter will contend with at some point. Here are the major effects of temperature on tactical performance you need to know.

Leather Boot Care

Leather Boot Care

Whether LEO, Military, mountaineer, hiker or civilian, ask what their favorite tactical boot material is and chances are they'll tell you either Nubuck leather, leather, and ballistic nylon mix or any other kind of genuine leather.

Fitness Training Tips For Winter Hiking

Fitness Training Tips For Winter Hiking

Massive snowdrifts, heavy packs from thaw and freeze, sub-zero temps with the wind chill. These and many other reasons make hiking, training or climbing in the winter harder hitting than it would be during the summer.

Rappelling Tips

Rappelling Tips

Every adventurer sees a large mountain and doesn’t see an obstacle, but instead sees a challenge. While this is a great way to look at things in life that come up and seem like mountains, this is also very literal for some people who have a need to climb. For those that are great at scaling a mountain, but maybe need some help getting back down, we’ve put together some tips for rappelling. It looks much easier than it is, and there are several safety factors that need to be followed to ensure a safe descent.

Tactical Parking Tips

Tactical Parking Tips

Even if you are not an LEO or currently in a position where you need to be on your tactical edge every day, there may be some benefits to you knowing tactical parking for a quick getaway. In fact, this can be used for several reasons, some that just make your everyday tasks easier.

Survival Cache

Survival Cache

For those who aren't familiar with the term, caching is essentially hiding something away in a spot for use later. In this particular instance, we'll give you suggestions on how to cache in the sense of creating a survival cache. This can be buried in your backyard or in a remote location near a cabin you have or someplace you often vacation in. Just make sure, wherever you choose to put your cache, that you know exactly where it is.

Snowstorm Checklist

Snowstorm Checklist

Even if you are used to the colder weather we have been having lately, ahem Polar Vortex, it is still important for everyone in those northern states to have a proper winter checklist to help ensure they are prepared for a snowstorm. There are several steps to preparing for a snowstorm, and we have a handy checklist to help you ensure that you have everything you need. The last thing anyone wants is to run out of an essential item in the middle of a snowstorm with two days left that you are trapped inside.