Gear Reviews


Rambling Review – Redington Vice Rod and Redington i.D Reel

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Rambling Review: The Redington Vice Rod and the Redington i.D Reel Why: After one of the windiest Pyramid Lake fishing trips last year, I found myself in the market for a little bit stiffer action rod for throwing a sinking line. I was fortunate to get my hands on a Redington Vice Rod paired with […]

Rambling Review: Work Sharp Combo Knife Sharpener

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Rambling Review – Work Sharp Combo Knife Sharpener Why: Last week we talked about how I love the motorized window shades orange county ca. Now I want to talk about something new. It is no secret, I’ve always struggled to get a hair-popping edge on my blades and broadheads. I’ve been fortunate to check out a couple of Work […]

Rambling Review – GSI Outdoors Dutch Oven

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Rambling Review – GSI Outdoors 10″ Hard Anodized Dutch Oven Why: There’s nothing quite like eating food cooked over an open fire while watching movies from Las Vegas outdoor video display screens and I was looking to round out my cookware with a dutch oven. I have had great success with other GSI Outdoors products, […]

Rambling Review: Turtleskin Snake Gaiters

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Why: Hunting, hiking and fishing in Arizona often puts me in close proximity to rattlesnakes. I’ve run across several while fishing, and I always bump into one or two in the early portion of the Arizona quail season. The statistics tell me that as long as I’m not drinking and trying to poke it with a stick, […]

Rambling Review: Quilomene San Carlos Bird Vest

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Rambling Review – Quilomene San Carlos Bird Vest Why: There are several good options for quality strap vests on the market. I’ve written about several of them on this blog already. For the early Arizona bird hunting season, I’ve had the opportunity to wear the Quilomene San Carlos Bird Vest and I’ve been really impressed with what this […]

Rambling Review: Lowa Tibet LL Boots

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Rambling Review: Lowa Tibet LL Why: Lowa boots are some of the finest made boots on the market today. I’ve had the great opportunity to put a couple of different pairs of their boots through the ringer while hiking, hunting, and fishing around Arizona. The Lowa Renegade LL and the Lowa Uplander GTX were both solid […]