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  • The Champ's Pork Chops, Simonton's Perch Sandwich
    Recipe : Posted 07-04-2014

    Uncle Sam's Wild Fare

    Uncle Sam is throwing a nationwide party as he celebrates his 238th birthday. MLF pros Randy Howell and Michael Simonton offer some of their favored meals to try over the holiday weekend.   Read More

  • Wild about the Fourth: Independence Day Cooking with an Outdoors Twist
    Recipe : Posted 07-03-2014

    Cooking with a Twist

    All across America, Outdoor Channel viewers are gearing up for a day of celebrating all things red, white and blue as Uncle Sam celebrates his 238th birthday.   Read More

  • Recipe : Posted 07-03-2014

    Patriotic Grilling 101

    To say that Dallas resident Dave Price has experienced a wide range of cooking on the Fourth of July would be an understatement. As a member of the armed forces, he has spent many Independence Day holidays outside the United States.   Read More

  • (Photo credit Lynn Burkhead)
    Story : Posted 07-03-2014

    KVD: Fishing Tips for the Fourth

    For some anglers, the thought of getting out on the water and going fishing on the Fourth of July is … well, it's an idea rooted in insanity. That would seem to be especially true when the nation's birthday falls around a weekend.   Read More

  • Recipe : Posted 07-03-2014

    KJ's Red Snapper on the Half Shell

    One of Kelly Jordon's favorite species to target out on the salt just so happens to be the red snapper. When he brings home a limit of snapper to his East Texas home in Palestine, he has a favored way of preparing the delectable fish.   Read More

  • (Photo credit Tom Harvey, TPWD)
    Story : Posted 07-01-2014

    Forth on the Fourth with a Fifth?

    Keep the booze and the boating well separated during this week of celebrating all things red, white and blue during Uncle Sam's annual Independence Day holiday.   Read More

  • (Photo courtesy of the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation)
    Story : Posted 06-30-2014

    10 Simple On-the-Water Safety Tips

    Since this year's Fourth of July celebration falls on a Friday, the opportunity exists for an extra long weekend of holiday fun out on America's H2O. This means the opportunity for boating mishaps will go up exponentially all across the nation on numerous crowded waterways.   Read More

  • Photo courtesy of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
    Story : Posted 07-03-2013

    Soaring High this Fourth of July

    A bald eagle soaring high on the Fourth of July. It's about as American an image as one could conjure. And for Pennsylvanians this Independence Day, the opportunity to witness such a sight firsthand is greater than at any other time in recent memory.   Read More

  • Fishing, Fireworks On Fourth
    Story : Posted 06-27-2013

    Fishing, Fireworks On Fourth

    We compiled the best places in the U.S. to fish during the day and see fireworks in the evening.   Read More

  • The best seats for waterfront fireworks are from a boat, but boat owners will need to be cautious this holiday week, says BoatUS.
    Story : Posted 06-26-2013

    Boat Safe this July 4th

    BoatUS says this July 4th holiday week will be a doozie for America's recreational boaters. From June 29 to July 7, America will have more boats on the water than at any other time during the entire summer boating season.   Read More

  • Every Day is Fourth of July
    Story : Posted 07-04-2012

    Every Day is Fourth of July

    Country music star Craig Morgan, who spent 10 years of active duty in the U.S. Army and almost another decade in the Army Reserve, has a special perspective on the freedom we enjoy.   Read More

  • Firearms of U.S. Freedom
    Story : Posted 07-03-2012

    Firearms of U.S. Freedom

    From the “shot heard around the world” that began the American Revolution, firearms have played an important role in the United States of America.   Read More

  • Angling for Revolutionary History
    Story : Posted 07-03-2012

    Angling for Revolutionary History

    There are key historical sites on the Potomac River that can be viewed from many of the best bass fishing spots.   Read More

  • Outdoorsmen On Our Independence
    Story : Posted 06-29-2012

    Outdoorsmen On Our Independence

    Outdoor Channel personalities to fishing guides describe what the Fourth of July means to them.   Read More