Saddle up your horse, grab a fishing pole, bow and arrow or hunting rifle and get ready for an adventure! These outdoor recreation how-to videos will take you to new heights.

Taxidermy a squirrel, hunt an alligator in the Everglades or master the waves on your surfboard. Hike the outback, snowboard in the mountains, sail the cold blue ocean, or just play frisbee in your backyard. Soar through the skies on a glider or pop a wheelie on your dirtbike. The possibilities are endless!

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How To : Skin a pheasant for cooking

This video describes how to skin a pheasant to prepare it for cooking and get the most out of the meat. The presenter starts by making a cut longways along the breast bone of the pheasant. Once you make the small incision you can peel the skin and feathers off of the pheasant. ...more

How To : Tie a spinner bait on a fishing line

Spinner bait are good for attracting and catching bass when fishing. In order to have the lure and the bait working correctly when using this type of bait, you will have to attach the bait directly to the lure. This can be done using the improved fisherman knot. After threadin ...more

How To : Make a box trap for live pheasants

Check out this how-to video to make non typical box traps and to catch wild ring necked pheasants (hens). These traps can be modified in size and bait to catch many different species of wild animals alive. This is an idea of a few animals that these traps will catch alive: ri ...more

How To : Clean a goose with the breast out method

In order to clean a goose with the breast out method, you will need the following: a sharp knife and water. You will need to begin by plucking the goose. Remove enough feathers to expose the breast. Make a small slit in the breast. Cut deep enough to slit the skin. Then, you ...more

How To : Prepare a deer skull for mounting in the European style

You just shot a beautiful buck and you'd like to add his skull to your wall of trophies. If you're looking to mount the deer skull in the European style, take a look at this walkthrough and learn how to prepare the skull through boiling, degreasing, and bleaching.

How To : Do a tending grunt sequence when dear hunting

Peter Fiduccia from Field and Stream explains how to use the tending grunt sequence when hunting deer. The tending grunt is a grunt made by a buck when following a doe. The grunt is made in order to let the doe know that he wants to breed. The key to making the call is to be s ...more

How To : Inline skate for beginners

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to inline skate for beginners. Patrick Eaves, adventure sports guide and instructor, presents this video. First, you should have the right gear. Go to the local retail store or to a skating rink where you can take gu ...more

How To : Tie an Anchor Hitch / Bucket Hitch knot

Learn how to tie an Anchor Hitch (also known as a Bucket Hitch) - A very secure means of attaching a rope to an anchor or any other object that you can't afford to loose (like a bucket down a well, I suppose - thus the alternate name). I actually do use this hitch for temporar ...more

How To : Skin a deer with a golf ball

In this tutorial, we learn how to skin a deer with a golf ball. First, hang it up by a tree around its neck. From here, taper down from the shoulders until you reach the bottom. Then, cut each of the ankles right around the knuckle and slice it down the front like normal. From ...more

How To : Make your own skateboard deck from scratch

This video, by GC Productions, brings you this segment of "Hammered and Screwed". In this episode, they teach you how to make your own skateboard at home, using materials you may have around the house or may find at your local hardware store. You will need 6 to 9 pieces of woo ...more

How To : Lash a bamboo tripod

In this tutorial, we learn how to lash a bamboo tripod. First, you will tie a clove hitch by taking one piece of bamboo and wrapping the rope around it, then crossing the two sides of the string together to make a hitch. Next, you will secure the clove hitch around the third p ...more

How To : Tie the Miller's Knot (bag or sack knot)

In order to tie a Miller's Knot, which is also known as the bag or sack knot, you should begin by wrapping the rope around the object you wish to bind: the Miller's knot is a binding knot. It is used to bind things. Next, wrap one of the free ends around it. You are, basically ...more

How To : Tan a cow hide

Preparing a cow hide can be a bit trocky if you don't know how to do it properly. Lucky for you, that's what we're here for! Watch this two part tutorial on how to properly tan a cow hide. Enjoy! Join us as we look at some of the techniques of tanning a hide. We will use a pi ...more

How To : Install Teleflex QC II steering cables on a boat

If you're looking to replace or just add cables to your steering this video tutorial is just what you need. You'll find out how to install Teleflex QC II steering cables on your boat in no time at all. Just pay attention to the video, take any notes, and good luck!

How To : Set the clutch on a Polaris snowmobile

Max from Tri City Performance gives you tips on setting up your Polaris snowmobile clutch. Check out this instructional video to learn a few techniques to improve the performance of a sled. Learn how to get your clutches ready for racing by watching this snowmobiling tutorial ...more

How To : Make a Swedish Torch (AKA Canadian Candle)

It's known that during the Thirty Years' War that took place in Europe between 1618 and 1648, soldiers used Swedish fire torches (also called Canadian candles) for heating, lighting, and cooking meals. Video: . Today, it's a really great way to cook food and boil water when yo ...more

How To : Clean a dead goose, duck, or pheasant

To clean fowl (ducks, geese, pheasant, etc) in the field, begin by turning it on its back. Lay it down on a flat surface. Grab a handful of flesh, underneath the head and neck and rip it away. Continue ripping the skin and feathers off around the torso. You will need to retain ...more

How To : Tie a basic polymer fishing knot

When fishing you want to have a strong knot attaching your hook to your line. Learn how to tie a polymer knot from a fisherman in this video tutorial. Take action: put line through the jig, keep slack in the line loop, and run the jig through the loop. Ron, the instructor in t ...more

How To : Dock your boat

Graphical animations show you to dock twin screw and single screw vessels. Additional tips for all skippers who face the stomach churning tasks of bringing their pride and joy into dock. Dock your boat. Click through to watch this video on vat19.com

Tony Hawk : Still the World's Best Skateboarder at Age 42

Tony Hawk may very well be the greatest skateboarder of all time. At age 42, the legendary Hawk can still pull off a 900. For those who don't know, a "900" refers to a 900 degree aerial spin off of a skateboard ramp. This is one of the most insane skateboarding tricks, and Haw ...more

How To : Stand-up paddle more efficiently on your board

Stand-up paddling is sort of a niche spinoff of surfing in which the rider stands up on their board and moves across flat water by paddling. This quick video from an expert in the field offers some tips for improving the efficiency of your stroke when stand-up paddling. You'll ...more

How To : Use bobbers for deep sea fishing

Bobbers are a very important part of fishing. Bobbers allow you to keep track of your line and know exactly when you catch something. In fishing, a bobber keeps the bait on the surface and away from the bottom, and when a fish bites the bobber will pull down. In this tutorial, ...more

News : World's Most Badass Swing Set

My stomach is doing somersaults just watching this. Looks fun, albeit incredibly dangerous. Take it down a notch (or fifty) and build an indoor swing this winter. Previously, Deeply Trusting Female Volunteers Bod to Redneck Science: First Human Slingshot. Human Powered Ferris ...more

How To : Set up your bow and shoot from a tree stand

Whether deer archery season is close by or not, follow Clinton Hill, 13, who is ready for his first bow. For archers of any age, when you get the right advice -- bull's eye! Check out this video to learn how to set up your bow and shoot from a tree stand.

How To : Install a snowboard stomp pad

Here is the final video in the CNC Stomp Pad Tutorial Video Series. In this video, we go over the final assembly of the stomp pad. Then we watch as we used double sided... More» tape to adhere it to the snowboard. Finally we take a look at some final photos of the CNC Stomp Pa ...more

How To : Measure a bicycle frame

Sometimes the frame size on a bike isn't listed for whatever reason. Learn how you can accurately measure the frame size of a bike. It's easy so long as you can recognize the seat tube and the crank.

How To : Use Diagonal Lashings to tie poles together

Diagonal lashings are a popular type of knot for building structures with wooden poles that allows you to join two poles at a 45-90 degree angle. It can replace a square lashing, but not vice versa. This video will show you how to tie a diagonal lashing yourself, which can be ...more

How To : Clean your skateboard griptape

In this tutorial, we learn how to clean your skateboard grip tape. To do this, you will need: window cleaner, an old toothbrush, and paper towels. After this, you will spray the area with the window cleaner and then scrub it with the toothbrush. Scrub it until it comes up clea ...more

How To : Add a mono leader to a braid fishing line

This great how-to shows clearly how to tie a length of braided line to a fluorocarbon leader. In the video, the demonstrator uses large rope so that the technique can be clearly seen. This trick has been gaining popularity in the freshwater fishing community lately in part bec ...more

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