Mount Mitchell with Popticals

Summiting The Highest Mountain East of the Mississippi, Mt. Mitchell

By: Popticals Pro Payge McMahon Mt. Mitchell (6,684 ft./ 2,037m) is the tallest mountain, east of the Mississippi, and the perfect peak to hike for virgin baggers. It is in  Pisgah National Forest, near Burnsville, NC, and part of the Appalachian Mountains. Colliding tectonic plates created the Appalachian Mountains and at one time, they were as tall as the Rocky …

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Quick Tips with Scott Suggs

Quick Fishing Tips with FLW Pro Angler Scott Suggs

When it comes to bass fishing, details make all the difference. Which line should I use? What’s the best setup on a chatterbait? Should I wear sunglasses with gray or brown lenses for fishing on overcast days? We teamed up with FLW Pro Angler Scott Suggs to get some quick tips on how to become a better angler. In this …

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Popticals Pro Payge McMahon

A 2-Day Solo Adventure – Climbing Utah’s Highest Mountain, Kings Peak (13,528 ft.)

By Payge McMahon If you are ever in Salt Lake City, Utah, short on time, but want an epic outdoor adventure, go climb the state’s highest mountain, King’s Peak 13,528 ft. (4,123 m), via the Henry Fork Trail. A 3-hour drive from the city, this beautiful and scenic 28-mile round trip trek with 5,436 ft. of ascent, can easily be …

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Compact Gear Outdoor Retailer 2017

The Best Portable Gear at Outdoor Retailer 2017

We’re back from another great Outdoor Retailer Summer show in Salt Lake City! We scoured the show floor for the latest and greatest gear focused on compact design, staying as lightweight as possible, and innovation around portability. At this year’s show, we found a few standout products that really follow our motto of packing small and living big. Matador Droplet …

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Greg Hatten Glacier Park Popticals

Packing Small & Living Big in Glacier National Park

By Popticals Pro Greg Hatten. On my way to Glacier National Park I spent the day with one of the best outfitters and gear shops in Kalispell, Montana. Sportsman & Ski Haus was celebrating 49 years in business and I displayed my boat and FJ in front of their store and chatted with folks about river running the National Parks …

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Popticals® Sunglasses Partners with Mizzou Bass Fishing Team

St. Louis based sunglasses company Popticals has become the official sunglasses sponsor of the nationally-ranked Mizzou Bass Fishing Team. The innovative sunglasses hit the market last June and have been making an impact in the world of bass fishing on all levels. For Popticals, the Mizzou Bass Fishing Team was the perfect collegiate organization to partner with. “We wanted to …

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