Bass Fishing without the Mosquito Bites

Bass Fishing

It is usually this time of the year when we have to deal with biting cold temps and shoveling heavy wet snow when we have nostalgic memories of the past summer. Here is an email from Ryan who was very impressed with the pop-up screen shelter: My name is Ryan Dotson and I am a […]

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Folding your SansBug

Every year, we get an email or two saying that when they pulled out their SansBug for summer camp, they found that the poles were splintered… and it was fine the previous year.  Folding the SansBug is not intuitive.  The paper instruction manual is only supplementary.  The demo video on YouTube is crucial without which […]

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Getting Ready for the Game

The crazy stubborn winter is finally behind us and as we look forward to summer, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding us to be careful and prevent bites.  The number of reported cases of disease from mosquito, tick and flea bites have tripled in the US over the last 13 years. This […]

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Spot the SansBug!

As seen on istagram: @nicholsquarters, #sansbug #burkina. Can you spot the SansBug somewhere amongst the domes of Fabedougou? The domes are limestone rocks sculpted over millenia.  They can be found 3km north of Karfiguela Falls in Burkina Faso. Here’s another pic up close of the impressive rock formations. By Maarten van der Bent – Dômes […]

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Boat Tent

The pic was sent by Tony from Key West.  Most of us are dreaming of going somewhere warm for the next few months to escape from winter, while Tony is planning to build the world’s first underwater hotel!  Here’s part of an email from him: I have purchased two of the pop-ups.  Another can be […]

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Jeep Tent

jeep overland camping

I love overland camping, but hate packing up afterwards.  Sound familiar?  Here’s an email from Steve: This idea came to me a little while ago.  I have installed a heavy external frame ( by Smittybilt ) and attached an 7′ basket  to the top of my Jeep.   The problem is finding a tent to fit […]

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Scorpion-proof Tent

Trivia question of the day – which is the most venomous scorpion in North America? Ding, ding, ding… you guessed it, it’s the bark scorpion!  Its venom is so painful that many victims have described sensations of electric jolts after being stung.  It is the only scorpion in the southwest that can climb walls and […]

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