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A Few Quick Tips for Responsible Ice Fishing

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December
2015

For those of you in the northern states—and for all of my Canadian customers—winter might mean spending some time out on a frozen lake doing a bit of ice fishing. It's a meditative way to angle, sitting in a shanty with something to sip and a line in the water, but just because it can involve a lot of leisure time doesn't mean you should be lackadaisical in your approach.

Like any outdoor sport, and especially those involving wildlife and hard-to-reach habitats, ice fishing presents some dangers both to you and to the environment. If you're heading out on the...

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5 Gift Ideas from SGT KNOTS

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December
2015

Still struggling with a few last minute gifts for the person who has everything? I can all but guarantee I've got something in stock they've never even dreamed of, and I'm here with a few gift ideas that should help you knock out those last tough friends and family members on your gift list.

Fire-Starting Cord: Good for the Home and the Campsite

You know what's always handy to have on hand, no matter what the situation? A bit of paracord to tie things up with, set a quick hunting trap, make a quick splint, or any of the other...

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SGT KNOTS Product Highlight: Gaff Tape / Gaffers Tape

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December
2015

Tape. It doesn't sound like the most exciting thing in the world, but if you think about it it's actually pretty cool stuff. It's part glue and part rope, working as an adhesive for things as light as a piece of paper and, in some applications, to tie things together for a strong structural frame. It comes in a variety of styles, weights, colors, and more, and is one of the most versatile tools modern chemistry has developed.

Of course, some types of tape are more versatile others. Duct tape is considered by many the be-all end-all of tape (and...

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4 Crafty Tips to Spice Up Your Gift Wrapping

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December
2015

I know a lot you you are DIYers for projects large and small, and that getting the finishing touches just right is what makes you tick. While I'm more into the rugged side of things myself, I can appreciate a crafty and creative use of ingenuity. When you find the right material for the right job and apply it with skill and dedication, there's something to be proud of no matter what the goal.

So when it comes to gift wrapping this holiday season, why not go the extra mile? I've got a few ideas that can take your wrapping...

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