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Can-Am Releases 2015 Line Up

There is big news from Can-Am and BRP today. They aren’t just releasing one new machine or a couple of new features. The Can-Am and BRP 2015 Line Up includes multiple all-new models, a new Rotax engine, numerous model enhancements … Continue reading

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  • New ATVs and UTVs from SHOT Show 2015, Jan 29, 2015

    Yamaha’s new Wolverine R-Spec is aimed right at the adventurous recreational rider looking to explore any terrain. Image courtesy Yamaha.

    For those of us geeks in the hunting and shooting sports media, the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas is a little like Christmas. We get to see all the cool new guns and gear being unveiled for the year and get some hands-on time drooling over stuff. For those of us that dig power sports stuff, there’s usually quite a bit to wet our appetites too, and 2015 did not disappoint. Yamaha’s new Wolverine R-Spec Yamaha used SHOT to unveil their all-new 2016 Wolverine UTV. Not a revamped Viking (or even a refined...

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  • Don’t Leave Home Without These Snowmobile Trail Essentials, Jan 28, 2015

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    For those of us in the northern reaches, winter is a time to go outside and play just as much as summer is. Snowmobiles provide transportation and recreation for many venturing out across the snow-covered lands. To be safe and get the most enjoyment out of the ride, there are a few essential items every snowmobiler should have along for the ride. A properly running sled Before you take off down the trail, making sure your sled is running like it is supposed to is vital. A trailside breakdown, especially in the cold of winter, can prove to be lethal. Make sure your spark plug is clean and...

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  • 5 Reasons Why You Need to Ride Michigan Snowmobile Trails, Dec 18, 2014

    Don't hesitate. Make plans to get out on Michigan's snowmobile trails today!

    I feel bad for folks who have never had the opportunity to throw a leg over a snowmobile and go for a ride across the frozen white stuff. Growing up in Northern Michigan, it was just what we did in the winter, along with ice fishing, sledding, and more. Snowmobiles are part of the winter landscape and are a great way to enjoy the frozen splendor of the Great Lake State. Here are five reasons why you need to give it a try. 1. There's lots of trails One of the many great things about the state if you're a sled head is the abundant trail system. There are over 6,200 miles of groomed trails in...

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  • 5 Tips for Fishing for Michigan Hard Water Panfish, Dec 12, 2014

    Sun, wind and atmospheric pressure play a role in success on the water, even when it’s frozen.

    Anglers across Michigan always get a good laugh this time of year. As the lakes freeze over and we get ready for the hard water season, those of us with friends in the South get ribbed for venturing out on a frozen lake to chase after a few fish. They just don’t understand how much fun it can be. Love at first ice As autumn moved along, the fish were in active feeding mode. When the temperatures stayed below freezing long enough to solidify the surface water, it triggers a whole new feeding frenzy. This can be a great time of year to score a quick limit of bluegill, sunfish, crappie, and...

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  • Yamaha’s Partnership with the Outdoors and What It Means to You, Dec 10, 2014

    Hunting and the modern outdoorsman have helped push the development of many Yamaha products and accessories.

    Conservation organizations are always in need of more money and toward that end, there are always contests and raffles used to raise awareness, funds, and involvement. Quite often these groups give away an ATV. Have you noticed that more often than not, that ATV is a Yamaha? Yamaha’s involvement with the outdoors goes a lot further than a few donated machines, however. The outdoors is part of the company’s culture. Yamaha has had a long-standing partnership with the outdoor world, and not just as...

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