DIY

DIY moose decoy

by Editorial Staff | October 5, 2018

This great DIY project was submitted by one of our readers, Grant Morgan from Stayner. The decoy fits in a large freezer bag and weighs just a couple of pounds.

DIY fishing hack: build a float

by Luigi De Rose | May 22, 2018

Making your own floats is a great DIY project that will provide you with customized floats you won’t find at your local tackle shop. Check out these step-by-step instructions and how-to video!

DIY trout fishing hack: cured eggs

by Luigi De Rose | April 17, 2018

Making your own gear has it rewards, especially when a fresh chrome trout yanks it down. Check out these step-by-step instructions for DIY cured eggs that will be sure to put a trout on your line.

DIY turkey decoy – Strut your stuff

by Scott McGuigan | April 6, 2018

Decoy realism counts in turkey hunting, but I’m not yet ready to spend several hundred dollars on an ultra-realistic model. Instead, I make use of the spoils of a previous hunt… Using this process, your decoy will be almost indistinguishable from the real thing, and moreover, it will appear to be in strut.

DIY: Get that rod cork clean

by Justin Hoffman | September 14, 2017

As anglers, we subject our fishing rods to a fair amount of abuse…. Dirty rod cork got you down? Here’s a quick and easy fix.

How-to: DIY ground blind

by Steve Galea | June 20, 2017

Often, a ground blind is a hunter’s best option. Unfortunately, commercial models aren’t necessarily suited to longer compound or traditional bows. Luckily, making an inexpensive, lightweight blind is easy.

DIY rain gear refresh

by Tim Allard | May 16, 2017

Get your rain gear back into top shape with a quick clean and a waterproofing treatment.

DIY spoon modification for jigging success

by JP Bushey | February 1, 2017

I love taking perfectly good lures and altering them to make them better… the one I’m sharing is liquid dynamite for all major winter species.

Six ways to transport deer in a pinch

by Jeff Helsdon | October 26, 2016

Here are some innovations for moving deer we have used over the years…