All caught up: one teen tackles the problem of abandoned fishing gear

Several years ago, Rachel Lopez, now a senior at Rio Rancho High School in New Mexico, learned that large numbers of seals, whales, dolphins, turtles, and other creatures get caught in abandoned fishing nets every year. “In 2006, more than 30,000 fur seals were killed off the Pacific Coast because of [abandoned] nets. It is a growing problem,” she says. That prompted Rachel to focus her science fair project every year since then on finding a better net.

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Are Laser Rangefinders Accurate?

Out of range

Manufacturers of laser rangefinders claim that all of them are extremely accurate. The million-dollar question that then begs is, is this really true? The truth is that each model boasts enough accuracy to be accurate within one yard of the target’s true distance.

While this fact might be effortless to measure through hand for targets a couple of yards away, it’s difficult to verify when your target is almost one kilometer away. In fact, where would you get a tape measure to measure that? 

Fortunately, you don’t need a tape measure to establish the accuracy of the best hunting rangefinder. A target’s distance is the only thing you need for basic understanding of the gadget measures. So how does it work?

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Something You Need To Know When Choosing The Paintball Uniform

Paintball regalia

Paintball regalia, for the most part, comprises of some baggy jeans and shirt, and also cover fatigues for strategic matches. What can you get when reading this article? The answer is the way of choosing best paintball pants. While picking some jeans and shirt, select breathable and adaptable material, as this will shield from overheating and inconvenience, and also permitting an abnormal state of portability to the wearer.

Consider clothing which incorporates included ventilation and additional cushioning over your knees and elbows for insurance amid a dynamic amusement.

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Net monitor keeps the fishing gear aligned: Trawlmaster uses acoustic sensors to track trawl doors

One thing about towing a net behind your boat is that once the net and doors drop beneath the surface and head toward the bottom, it’s pretty much a crapshoot as to what’s happening.

You can overspread the gear and not know it. A sweep can break, and you won’t discover it until you haul the gear aboard. Everybody else can be catching fish, and even though the shine on the doors looks just right, you’re just dragging water.

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Wilderness Lite

I love to hunt from a backcountry camp, but I’ve never enjoyed setting up and breaking camp. Last year, a couple of friends and I decided to hunt Colorado’s first rifle season for elk. We chose a camping spot near the end of a marginal Forest Service trail (it took 45 minutes to drive one mile). We had no neighbors on this stretch of steep, heavily forested public land, and our hopes were high for finding wapiti. It took a good two hours after arriving in late evening to erect our cabin tent and set up camp.

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