Canadian Great Outdoors Blog

It seems like in the last few years the dreaded tick has turned into an epidemic. Not only to be found where deer graze, ticks have started to be a nuisance on playgrounds, in town parks and at backyard BBQ's. There's no need to feel helpless against these little critters though. There are preventative measures you can take for yourself, and little youngsters, that will help keep you protected against a tick finding you for its next host.

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As you may already know, Mohair is the first hair sheared from a baby Angora goat. Kid mohair is extremely fine and the most soft and expensive of all the mohair grades, making it the perfect yarn for socks. Thermohair socks are made of 75% kid mohair and 25% nylon. Let's find out what makes these great socks also therapeutic.

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Is there is such a thing as proper ice fishing technique?
Yes, it's called jigging. You can use live bait or fishing lures while jigging. Of course we recommend using Nils Mast lures because they are known to make the best ice fishing lures around. Their vivid colours, life-like swimming action and unique design make them a highly creditable fishing lure manufacturer around the world. We've got 5 quick steps to help you refine your ice fishing jigging technique to ensure you'll catch a fish this year while out on the ice.

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There are only a few important factors when it comes to successful ice fishing and having a Nils Master lure is definitely one of them. Ice fishing is not as much about technique but about when and where you fish and what you fish with. You need to know the right lake, the right spot and of course, use the right lure. Nils Master works the best out of any lure. Avid Canadian ice fishermen claim it's the best kept secret.

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It's that time of year where collecting items for stocking stuffers should begin in order to eliminate the mad dash the week before Christmas, collecting meaningless and useless items that won't ever get used. We thought we'd help you with your Christmas shopping this year by giving you a list of useful and valuable items that are the perfect size for stuffing in a stocking.

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Life isn't always comfortable ... Your boots should be! This brand of rubber boot has become one of the fastest growing lines in the waterproof footwear market. MUCK Boots are literally the perfect footwear solution for everything. We'd like to highlight a few pairs of our favourite MUCK Boots that can be used as winter boots.

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We'd like to highlight a few different MUCK shoes that are perfect for doing summer yard work such as lawn maintenance and gardening. Since all MUCK footwear is 100% waterproof, our shoes are great for keeping your feet dry when walking on wet or dew kissed grass.

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The favourite past time of many outdoor enthusiasts is going fishing. Perhaps you're an early in the morning type fisherman planning to attempt to catch some lunch or maybe you prefer to go at dusk. Here are some fun tips for recreational fishing that you may want to consider.

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Whether you are out golfing, gardening, hunting or just sitting on your lawn enjoying the sunshine, you are at risk to be bitten by a tick. New this season, we've started to carry Rynoskin insect repellent suits, face masks, socks, pants and shirts to ensure you can keep completely protected from ticks as well as all other sorts of bugs.

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Nils Master lures are intensely irresistible and are proven to catch a wide range of fish all around the world. Canadian Great Outdoors is pleased to offer these amazing Nils Master lures, to Canadians, as the one and only supplier and distributor currently in Canada.

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