Outdoor Sports

Ningaloo Reef: Manta Ray With Fish Hooks ‘Buried’ Under Eye Approaches Divers, Gets Help

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OutdoorHubNingaloo Reef: Manta Ray With Fish Hooks ‘Buried’ Under Eye Approaches Divers, Gets Help In this remarkable video, a manta ray at Australia’s Ningaloo Reef appears to repeatedly ask a diver for help removing three fish hooks buried under its eye. As the “hum dinger” of a story goes, Jack Whilton, a deep sea photographer and guide, was diving with ...

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New Fishing Apparel, Footwear and Sunglasses

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Check out this sampling of the hottest new fishing apparel, shoes, boots and sunglasses we found on exhibit for men and women at this year’s ICAST fishing-industry show in Orlando, Florida. (Brands listed in alphabetical order.) (Jim Hendricks / Sport Fishing/)Designed for female anglers, the mid-hip length Reaper features an integrated face/neck warmer, laser-cut ventilation on the mask, underarm cinch ...

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6 Tricks to Survive & Thrive in the Southwest Desert

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OutdoorHub6 Tricks to Survive & Thrive in the Southwest Desert As I write this, an EMT friend is carrying a stretcher and bevy of gear up Guadalupe Peak, the tallest point in Texas, not far from my home. This makes the fourth time this year emergency crews have had to hike the mountain to rescue a survivor or recover a ...

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Video Captures Enormous Dolphin Pod Stampeding Along California Coast

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OutdoorHubVideo Captures Enormous Dolphin Pod Stampeding Along California Coast Dazzling video footage shows an enormous dolphin pod “marching” up the coast just off Laguna Beach, California. The incredible scene was witnessed by cameraman Chuck Patterson, who was filming some buddies hydrofoil surfing out at sea. “Noooo way, they are going off! So sick!” Patterson can be heard saying in the ...

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How to Catch Blueline Tilefish

A pair of blueline tilefish comes aboard after a long journey up from the bottom. (George Poveromo/) My arms were sore, my back in knots, and my head was spinning. I had hooked into tilefish five drops in a row, and my latest pain and suffering were inflicted by a pair of writhing blueline tilefish on my line, doing the ...

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New Fishing Lines and Leader Materials

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Here’s a sampling of the newest fishing lines and leader materials we discovered from brands exhibiting at this year’s ICAST fishing-industry show in Orlando, Florida.This 100 percent custom-formulated fluorocarbon leader material was developed by AFTCO in conjuction with Sunline Japan to provide optimum saltwater leader performance. Its supple yet hard finish that offers 20 percent greater abrasion resistance than comparable ...

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Review: Bowtech Realm SR6 Compound Bow + Video

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OutdoorHubReview: Bowtech Realm SR6 Compound Bow + Video I’ve been shooting the Bowtech Realm SR6 for about three months now as part of ArcheryTalk’s 2019 Hunting Bow Project. This bow is outfitted with a Garmin Xero sight, QAD Ultra HDX arrow rest, and a peep. This bow has an axle-to-axle length of 32 inches, brace height of six inches, and ...

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Step Away from The Gun: Five Core Skills for The Modern Survivalist

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OutdoorHubStep Away from The Gun: Five Core Skills for The Modern Survivalist You have become an ardent student of the handgun and have developed a proactive concealed carry method for your daily life. Perhaps you have attended an intermediate and advanced pistol schools. You can be found on the range consistently fine tuning your shooting skills. But is all of ...

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Garmin Launches First Near Real-Time Trapshooting Trainer Xero S1

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OutdoorHubGarmin Launches First Near Real-Time Trapshooting Trainer Xero S1 Around this time last year, Garmin took home the “Best of Show” award at ICast 2018, and forever changed the way anglers look at fish finders with their all-seeing Panoptix LiveScope. Earlier this month, Garmin introduced another potential revolutionary product that will likely be a huge hit in the hunting/shooting industry ...

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Upgrading Your Marine Electronics

New technology changes the way we fish. (Courtesy Simrad/) I am not an early adopter. My reticence to upgrade to the latest technology goes way back and stems from ­familiarity with my existing electronics. I’ve invested the time to learn how to use the equipment, I feel comfortable with it, and it works fine. Why switch? At least, that’s my ...

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Strange Fishes from the Deep: Cobia and more

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Black Hawkfish Down QUESTION: Jack Leverone caught this small fish while casting from shore near Kailua Kona, Hawaii. What is it? Capt. Dale LeveroneKona Deep Sea FishingKailua Kona, Hawaii Blackside hawkfish (Capt. Dale Leverone/) ANSWER: What Jack caught there is a beautiful ­little blackside hawkfish (Paracirrhites forsteri). Also known as the freckled hawkfish, this species occurs throughout the Indo-Pacific region ...

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