Gone Outdoors
How to Blow a Pool Float

How to Blow a Pool Float

When outdoor enjoyment in the sun includes water, make sure the pool float is ready to go. Either blow up a pool float manually or use a pool float air pump to inflate it. Not only does the pool float give you an entertaining accessory with which to ...

Northwest Territory Tent Setup Instructions

Northwest Territory Tent Setup Instructions

With some planning, preparation and the proper instructions, you can save time and the potential headache of incorrectly setting up camping gear. Northwest Territory manufactures various tents, with the Sierra Dome model being most common. The ...

How to Put a New Boat Starter Solenoid in a MerCruiser

How to Put a New Boat Starter Solenoid in a MerCruiser

You turn the key on the dashboard of your boat and nothing happens. With the key in the “Run” position, the gauges on the dash activate, the audible low oil-pressure warning sounds, but the starter on the engine fails to activate and ...

How to Play Croquet

How to Play Croquet

Croquet got its start in the mid-19th century, when residents of the British Isles began whacking little wooden balls through hoops with wood mallets. This was such a pleasant way to spend a social and competitive afternoon that the game migrated to ...

Wisconsin Fishing Penalties & Fines

Wisconsin Fishing Penalties & Fines

Wisconsin is one of the top fishing destination in the country. The state's Department of Natural Resources enforces regulations to ensure good fishing opportunities continue into the future. The regulations help keep fishing fair for everyone, ...

What Is the Distance Between Horseshoe Pegs?

What Is the Distance Between Horseshoe Pegs?

Playing a game of horseshoes can be a great addition to any barbecue, camping trip or beach outing, just as long as you have the proper setup and know the rules.

Does Insect Repellent Expire?

Does Insect Repellent Expire?

DEET-based insect repellents, which are the most common type of repellents sold in the United States, do not have expiration dates because DEET lasts indefinitely, according to DEETOnline.org. Because repellents do not become hazardous over time, ...

Campgrounds on South Holston Lake in Tennessee

Campgrounds on South Holston Lake in Tennessee

Named for an early settler in the Tennessee Valley, Steven Holston, South Holston Lake offers a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, swimming, boating and camping. Many campgrounds surround the lake, which is on the western side of the ...

How to Operate the Propane Refrigerator in a Camper

How to Operate the Propane Refrigerator in a Camper

When camping in the mountains, at a lake or at the ocean, one thing you always need is a way to keep your food cold. Coolers can do this, but if you are in a very remote location, you may not even have access to the ice. Plus, buying ice day after ...