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Hilary

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2012-06-11

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1. Girls In The Outdoors

A blog with advice, recipes, photographs and stories about fishing, ATVing, target shooting and lots more written by a girl for girls and guys, too.

Tags: fishing, camping, shooting, ATV, rockcrawling

Latest Blog Posts

  • We've Moved!
    on Feb 21, 2014
    We have moved the blog to our website. Visit us at: www.GirlsInTheOutdoors.com.
  • My First Ice Fishing Trip Was A Success!!
    on Jan 18, 2014 in Fishing Ice Fishing
         Today we were finally able to go on my first ice fishing trip and our first fishing trip of 2014! One of the best parts of living where we do is, it isn't very far to all sorts of different types of outdoor fun. We have sever...
  • Our First Interview!
    on Jan 9, 2014 in Interviews
    Every month we will have an interview of someone involved in the outdoors. I have made a list of questions for women, men and also for kids. Our first interview is from the man behind Girls In The Outdoors and my husband. My questions are in black an...
  • 2013 Was A Good Year
    on Jan 2, 2014 in About Hilary
         2013 wasn't a very outdoorsy year for us but we still had a lot of fun and had a lot happen. We made a lot of changes that will lead to being able to have a lot more fun with our family and also as a growing outdoor blog &...
  • Our First Trip To Colorado Springs Bass Pro Shops
    on Dec 15, 2013 in Bass Pro Shops
         We finally made it to the new Bass Pro Shops store in Colorado Springs last Sunday. As you can see, it was still pretty cold and snowy. The area around the store is still under development so it will be exciting to see w...
  • Santa Came A Little Early!
    on Dec 14, 2013 in Boating Fishing
         I can finally tell our secret!!! After 3 years of searching, we finally found THE boat!! We needed something the entire family can fit on so we originally started looking for a pontoon boat, but then this was listed on Craig'...
  • Something I Said I Would Never Ever Do...
    on Nov 25, 2013 in Fishing Ice Fishing
         I have always said I would never ever go ice fishing....ever. Last winter, our ice fishing guest post kind of got me to rethinking it but I kept focusing on the cold and kept saying "noway." This winter my husband and a...
  • First Attempt At Fly Tying
    on Nov 17, 2013 in Fly Fishing
        I decided that since I am hard on flies, I should learn how to tie flies. I pulled out my handy fly-fishing handbook (I love this book) and turned to the fly tying chapter.....and then I got on YouTube and watched a bunch of fly ty...
  • Product Review For Mosquitno ProductsYou may remember from my Bug Off!! post that I REALLY hate bugs. I have another anti-bug product to share! Mosquitno asked me to try out a couple of their products and do a review. I haven't been able to try them against the annoying bugs yet, but so...
  • The Only 2013 Camping Trip
    on Oct 26, 2013 in Fishing Camping Fly Fishing
         Last weekend we went on our one and only camping trip for this year. It was a little cold but we still had a lot of fun. It was also close to my birthday so my husband let me have my gifts early so I could try them out. He go...
  • Treasure Hunting
    on Oct 21, 2013 in Geocaching
         Since we haven't been doing much fishing, riding or camping this year, I had a lot of time to read a lot of other outdoor blogs and social media posts. Because of all of this, I got hooked on geocaching. I have always thought...
  • A Fall or Winter Drive?
    on Oct 6, 2013 in Pictures
    We deiced to load up my dad and our dogs and go look at the fall colors yesterday.   This summer we have been busy working on our house and haven't been doing much fishing and we haven't done any camping or atving so we really neede...
  • Lucky Rainbow Trout Fingernails
    on Sep 26, 2013 in Fingernail Designs
         I love fun designed fingernails and when I found this design on Pinterest I HAD to figure out how to do it. It has also become a lucky charm during a few of our fishing trips this summer. The girls that had the Rainbow T...
  • Guest Post: City Girl To Country Girl
    on Sep 19, 2013 in Guest Posts
         We asked Melanie Schade from Schadeycreek Outdoors to do a guest post for us and we are very happy she agreed to do it. Be sure to check out the Schadeycreek Outdoors website. Thank you Melanie! City Girl To Country...
  • All Of Your Spinner Lure Questions Answered - Part Three
    on Sep 16, 2013 in Tackle
    Make sure you read Part One and Part Two before you read Part Three.      The final piece of the Spinner I'll explain now is the tails or skirts. The dressing of the hook area also increases the profile of lure when it is swi...
  • All Of Your Spinner Lure Questions Answered - Part Two
    on Sep 14, 2013 in Tackle
         Make sure you read Part One before Part Two!      It's time to talk about blades. The blades of a Spinner are the most important part of the lure. Without a blade, there is no spinning which means it isn't...
  • All Of Your Spinner Lure Questions Answered - Part One
    on Sep 12, 2013 in Tackle
         I promised months ago I would do more of the teaching posts and then I kind of got distracted, but I'm going to try to do better. I already went over the types of reels so  now we'll start with some lures. Since my...
  • Grilled Chicken Salad
    on Aug 26, 2013 in Recipes
         Remember the chicken on the grill from the Pulled Pork recipe post? It's time to take care of that chicken with my favorite summer salad (I make it in the winter once in awhile, too.) It is another really easy recipe and trav...
  • Yummy Pulled Pork
    on Aug 21, 2013 in Recipes
         I have an easy and yummy recipe for pulled pork to share with you. You can make it at home and bring it along with you on a camping trip and reheat it for sandwiches or add it to burritos, breakfast or by itself. The pictures...
  • Adventures Of Buying The New (To Us) Camper
    on Aug 17, 2013 in Pictures RV
         Last weekend we went to buy our new to us camper! This past spring we decided to change our style of camping. The motorhome was great and we had a lot of fun in it, but we decided we needed to go a little bigger so all of the...
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