Where to Find a Good Fishing Pole for Backpacking?

Where to Find a Good Fishing Pole for Backpacking?

Q: My troop is going on a hike, and there will be several ponds where I’d like to fish along the way. What pole should I take that can handle being carried around and that will fit in my pack? — Caden, Mount Pleasant, Utah A: If you want to something to...

Go on a Virtual Safari to See Wild Animals

Even if you can’t travel to Africa or visit a world-famous zoo, you can still watch wild animals in action. Many zoos, aquariums and nature parks provide live web cameras with 24-hour video feeds so you can do your animal watching at home on your computer,...
Can You Hang a Hammock in a Tent?

Can You Hang a Hammock in a Tent?

Q: Is there a way to hang a hammock inside a tent? — Cory, Dallas Georgia A: Tent poles aren’t designed to safely hang a hammock, but you have a couple of options: Many manufacturers sell tarps designed to go over your hammock to shield you from rain and...
How to Make a Baseball Bat Nameplate

How to Make a Baseball Bat Nameplate

Don’t throw away that old wooden baseball bat. It can still be a hit as a nameplate. WHAT YOU’LL NEED Wooden bat Keyhole saw for curved cut or ripsaw for straight cut Pencil and paper Hobby knife Coping saw for cutting out the letters A round file and a...
Inside the April 2020 Issue

Inside the April 2020 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the April 2020 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit boyslife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of...