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Fly fishing. The very mention of the sport conjures up visions of standing in a flowing river with a fly rod, line gently arcing in the air as tempts your fish to rise. That being the case it’s hard to not charge right to your favorite body of water like a kid playing in a puddle. But before you begin your sprint, we advise you to practice patience. Stop, look, and listen and you might see fish where you least expect them…

Fly fishing. The very mention of the sport conjures up visions of standing in a flowing river with a fly rod, line gently arcing in the air as tempts your fish to rise. That being the case it’s hard to not charge right to your favorite body of water like a kid playing in a puddle. But before you begin your sprint, we advise you to practice patience. Stop, look, and listen and you might see fish where you least expect them…

Duct tape—the miracle adhesive tape that can be used to fix almost anything. And its origins speak to its enduring, hardcore character: during World War II, the Revolite division of Johnson & Johnson developed a new adhesive tape for the US military, intended to seal ammunition cases against moisture.

Duct tape—the miracle adhesive tape that can be used to fix almost anything. And its origins speak to its enduring, hardcore character: during World War II, the Revolite division of Johnson & Johnson developed a new adhesive tape for the US military, intended to seal ammunition cases against moisture.

Truth is, most tourists to Dublin experience the city on foot or by bus. We say, break the mold, get your hands wet, and earn that pint of Guinness on the River Liffey.

Truth is, most tourists to Dublin experience the city on foot or by bus. We say, break the mold, get your hands wet, and earn that pint of Guinness on the River Liffey.

It’s easy to spook fish! Bob Izumi shows us how to correctly cast into shallow water without scaring them away.

Myth: Cotton kills.
Fact: The short answer? No. Unless you’re in some B-movie where a cursed concert t-shirt ends up strangling you in your sleep, cotton will not kill you.

Myth: Cotton kills.

Fact: The short answer? No. Unless you’re in some B-movie where a cursed concert t-shirt ends up strangling you in your sleep, cotton will not kill you.

In saltwater fly fishing, there are two critical casts you need to know. Pro, Conway Bowman demonstrates.

Chad Hoover’s favorite way to fish? With a kid in tow!

At Columbia, we have a lot of mottos. “Trying Stuff since 1938” for example because we were founded by our CEO’s grandfather as a hat company. And as a company run to this day as a family business, we’re in the business of family fun. And we continue to think “the family that plays together stays together.”

At Columbia, we have a lot of mottos. “Trying Stuff since 1938” for example because we were founded by our CEO’s grandfather as a hat company. And as a company run to this day as a family business, we’re in the business of family fun. And we continue to think “the family that plays together stays together.”

Myth: You Can Never Drink Too Much Water
Fact: You can, in fact, drink too much water…

Myth: You Can Never Drink Too Much Water

Fact: You can, in fact, drink too much water…

The first time you encounter hikers using poles, it’s easy to do a double take. But soon you acclimate to the idea (not to mention the rhythmic click-click sound of their poles hitting earth as they approach—and then pass—you). Soon, the query you’ll be pondering mid-hike is whether or not you need these popular accessories.

The first time you encounter hikers using poles, it’s easy to do a double take. But soon you acclimate to the idea (not to mention the rhythmic click-click sound of their poles hitting earth as they approach—and then pass—you). Soon, the query you’ll be pondering mid-hike is whether or not you need these popular accessories.