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Fishing, books, movie trailers, video games, outdoor gear, and more. Check out Boys’ Life blogs for valuable, expert information about topics that interest you.


Heads Up

Heads Up is your one-stop destination for the coolest stuff from around the globe. Plus there will be plenty of chances to win free stuff, so check in as much as possible.

Scouting Around

The Scouting Around blog is your source for Scouting news. Get ideas for your troop by reading about Scouting activities across the country. Biking in Buffalo? Caving in California? Fishing in Florida? Mountain climbing in Montana? Shooting in South Carolina? It’s all in Scouting Around.


Love fishing? Want to learn how to catch more fish? Check out Boys’ Life‘s ultimate fishing blog for tips, tricks and expert advice.

  • Name That Fish Quiz
    Can you identify these popular freshwater ichthyoids?
  • What Are Those Things?
    Power Poles are a recent innovation that most fishing pros use to silently anchor our boats in place. Here's how they work.
  • Bonus Fish in Winter
    If you like catching great big fish -- and having a lot of peace and quiet while doing it -- fishing on a cold winter day can be the perfect cure for cabin fever.
  • 8 Fishing Knots to Know
    Can you imagine going fishing without knowing how to tie an improved clinch knot? Or a double surgeon's loop? Neither can we.
  • How to Make the Most of a Rainy Day
    If you like fishing enough, you’ll eventually end up on the water when it’s raining.

Ask the Gear Guy

Not sure which gear to buy? Need tips for maintaining your equipment? Just send in your questions for the Gear Guy to answer.