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The Best Hunting and Fishing Coolers for 2022

RTIC 110 Quart Hard Cooler
RTIC 110-Quart Hard Cooler
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Orca 58 Quart Cooler
Orca 58-Quart Cooler
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Roam Adventure Co. 50QT Rolling Rugged Cooler
Roam Adventure Co. 50QT Rolling Rugged Cooler
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Pelican 45QW Elite Wheeled Cooler
Pelican 45QW Elite Wheeled Cooler
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Yeti Tundra Haul Hard Cooler
Yeti Tundra Haul Hard Cooler
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Canyon Coolers Outfitter 125 Quart Cooler
Canyon Coolers Outfitter 125-Quart Cooler
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Coleman 316 Series 100-Quart Wheeled Cooler
Coleman 316 Series 100-Quart Wheeled Cooler
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best hunting fishing coolers
Pelican

A cooler is a cooler is a cooler, right? That’s true if the most you’re ever going to ask of your cooler is to keep a few 30-packs of your favorite domestic lager chilled. But, if you’re heading into bear country or on a multi-day fishing expedition or somewhere that involves big game, you need a more serious ice chest. We’re not talking about the regular camping coolers, we're talking about a cooler explicitly designed for hunting and fishing.

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RTIC

RTIC 110-Quart Hard Cooler

When size matters — and it usually does — RTIC’s penultimate 110-Quart Hard Cooler delivers. It’s sizable enough for even the longest fishing and hunting expeditions, meaning it can also double as a bench, non-slip stool, or even an extra tabletop. The durable, impact-resistant construction ensures that it’s designed to take a beating. Three inches of foam insulation in the walls delivers long-lasting ice retention, so your perishables stay fresh until you return to civilization.

RTIC 110 Quart Hard Cooler
RTIC 110-Quart Hard Cooler
best hunting fishing coolers orca 58 quart cooler
Orca

Orca 58-Quart Cooler

The Orca 58 Quart is smaller compared to most hunting and fishing coolers. But, its size also means it’s lighter and more compact — perfect for solo portage. Extendable flex-grip handles further simplify the task. The rotomolded construction is highly durable, making it ideal for a weekend or a week on the water or in the backcountry. The best part is the integrated insulation delivers serious cold retention, keeping your ice frozen for up to 10 days.

Orca 58 Quart Cooler
Orca 58-Quart Cooler
best hunting fishing coolers roam adventure co 50qt rolling rugged cooler
Roam Adventure Co.

Roam Adventure Co. 50QT Rolling Rugged Cooler

Roam Adventure Co. is a household name in the overlanding community, so it knows a thing or two about adventure gear. The Roam 50QT Rolling Rugged Cooler is the brand’s second-largest cooler and a perfect size for hunting and fishing trips. The streamlined design includes flexible carry straps, a trolley handle, and twin wheels — all of which make for easy portage. Eight-day ice retention comes courtesy of a weather-tight seal and premium materials all around.

Roam Adventure Co. 50QT Rolling Rugged Cooler
Roam Adventure Co. 50QT Rolling Rugged Cooler
Pelican

Pelican 45QW Elite Wheeled Cooler

Few cooler brands in the game boast the clout of Pelican. Its extreme coolers are arguably the best in the world. For smaller hunting and fishing outings, the 45QW Elite Wheeled Cooler is the best tool for the job. The compact form factor rolls easily on dual heavy-duty wheels and a trolley handle. A freezer-grade gasket and two full inches of polyurethane insulation combine for up to 10 days of ice retention. Plus, the certified bear-resistant design makes it ideal for taking into the backcountry.

Pelican 45QW Elite Wheeled Cooler
Pelican 45QW Elite Wheeled Cooler
best hunting fishing coolers yeti tundra haul hard cooler
Yeti

Yeti Tundra Haul Hard Cooler

The Tundra Haul Hard Cooler is Yeti’s first-ever wheeled cooler, and it’s a winner. Like many of the brand’s ultra-rugged coolers, the rotomolded construction ensures the most durable design, so it’s ideal for taking just about anywhere. Two never-flat wheels with a single-piece construction make moving your perishables a snap. At under 30 inches long and 20 inches across, it’s compact enough for solo carrying. But the internal capacity can still swallow up to 55 pounds of ice.

Yeti Tundra Haul Hard Cooler
Yeti Tundra Haul Hard Cooler
best hunting fishing coolers canyon outfitter 125 quart cooler
Canyon Coolers

Canyon Coolers Outfitter 125-Quart Cooler

Canyon Coolers’ Outfitter 125-Quart Cooler is a beast and indeed the largest cooler on this list. Its sizable capacity makes it suitable for a whole family for up to a week. The one-piece construction is damn near-bombproof, and two-inch tiedown slots make it easy to secure inside a truck bed or the back of a vehicle.

Canyon Coolers Outfitter 125 Quart Cooler
Canyon Coolers Outfitter 125-Quart Cooler
best hunting fishing coolers coleman 316 100 quart wheeled cooler
Coleman

Coleman 316 Series 100-Quart Wheeled Cooler

No roundup of the best coolers would be complete without mentioning Coleman. For many, the first branded cooler they ever owned was likely a Coleman. The company still manufacturers some of the best bang-for-your-buck coolers. For our money, the 316 Series 100-Quart Wheeled Cooler is arguably the best budget cooler for fishing and hunting. It’s big, relatively lightweight (for its size), able to keep ice for up to five days, and the wheels are a huge selling point. It might not be in the same league as the more well-known names on this list. But, at around $100, it’s hard to complain.

Coleman 316 Series 100-Quart Wheeled Cooler
Coleman 316 Series 100-Quart Wheeled Cooler

Of course, choosing the right cooler is half the battle. Check out our tips for knowing how to pack your cooler to maximize ice retention and keep your cold goods, well, cold.

Mike Richard

Mike Richard has traveled the world since 2008. He's kayaked in Antarctica, tracked endangered African wild dogs in South Africa, and survived a near-miss great white shark attack in Mexico. His travel advice has appeared on the websites of industry-leading publications for Forbes, Travel + Leisure, CNET, National Geographic, and Vagabondish. He loves the great outdoors and good bourbon, and (usually) calls Massachusetts home. Mike also enjoys speaking in the third person.

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Best cheap skateboard deals for October 2022
Caroma electric skateboard

Now's a terrific time to shop for the best cheap skateboard deals. New models arrive at retailers often and older models are available at closeout prices. We've done the searching for you for a varied selection of traditional and electric-powered skateboards. If you're shopping for the best skateboard deals, check here often because we'll update this list regularly.
Today's Best Cheap Skateboard Deals:

How to Choose a Skateboard
Skateboards are like bicycles in their variety and range of prices. You can find a cheap skateboard deal for less than $50 that may be fine for very casual use or just to find out if you enjoy using it. If your use expands to regular touring, cruising, learning tricks, or daily commuting, however, you'll want to upgrade. It's not hard to spend up to four figures on a skateboard, especially if you're looking at electric-powered boards or custom components for a conventional board. If you're new to the sport, you may feel you need a guide to skateboarding. The factors below are a starting point to use when you get ready to find your next skateboard deal.
Purpose
If you just want to noodle around your driveway or neighborhood on a skateboard for occasional fun, choosing a board that isn't too large and unwieldy but can still safely hold your weight is usually the main concern. If you want to learn tricks for your own amusement or competition, however, you'll want to pay more attention to size, components, and more. The right commuter board will depend on the commute, which may seem obvious, but factors like weight and carrying convenience for short urban commutes can conflict with a preference for a longer, heavier board for a longer commute. The best way to check the right type of board for a specific purpose is to ask a few people who use them that way.
Size
Other than the obvious point about sufficient weight-bearing capacity -- which usually only comes up if you mistakenly look at boards intended for children -- skateboard size matters depending on your purpose and your skill. Skateboard deck length and width both factor in handling and comfort. You may find it hard to get balanced and stay on a smaller board. If you buy a larger board you may discover it's too much work to keep moving and more difficult to maneuver in tight spaces. You can adapt in time, most likely, but the better idea is to test several boards for more than a few minutes to get a feel from the start about comfort, stability, and handling.
Component Materials
Professional skateboarders can tell you a lot about deck, layers, surface, and trucks, bearings, and wheels, but most of us don't need to get all that granular. You want to choose a deck that balances firmness and flexibility and wheels, trucks, and bearings that run smoothly, keep traction, and are durable. Decks with non-slip surfaces are easier to stay on, especially for novices, and waterproofing is a must so the deck won't degrade or delaminate. Maintaining your own board is fairly simple and most component parts are readily available. Some boards include tools for maintaining and replacing components that wear out over time.
Foot or Electric Power
We include electric skateboards only because they are new and becoming more powerful. If you're considering purchasing a heavy duty off-road skateboard or a high-performance electric-powered model with multiple motors and top speeds that top 40 mph or more, those are classes beyond those we considered. There are plenty of good choices with single or dual motors that can be fun to ride around the neighborhood or even for short-distance urban commuting that power up to 20 to 25 mph with a range of 10 to 15 miles per battery charge. At least for now, however, most of us will just keep kicking and riding.
Cost
As mentioned earlier, you can find skateboards for less than $50 and you can spend multiple thousands, even for foot-powered boards. If you pick a price point and keep looking, the selection is so wide, you should be able to find a board that meets your needs.

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Best cheap drone deals for October 2022
Potensic T25 Drone

The best cheap drone deals continues to drop in price as the markets soar for hobbyists and for action video drones. As drones continue to, um, fly off the shelves, feature-creep works to your benefit. Many features that were available only in drones with multi-thousand-dollar price tags just a few years ago, are now common in more affordable drone models -- usually for less than $300. The vast selection of drones with different feature sets can be confusing, but we've done the field work to find the best cheap drone deals available today. We'll continue to update this post as feature lists climb and prices drop.
Today's Best Cheap Drone Deals

How to Choose a Drone
The entry threshold to the drone hobby and sport is low. You don't need a license to operate a drone -- although you must register the craft with the FAA. As you likely already know, there's a wide range of  differences among the hundreds of drone models on the market. If you get the fever and continue to advance and improve your drone pilot skills, odds are you'll want to upgrade. You may also want to trade up when drones with new features hit the market. Whether you're a novice or seasoned expert, however, there are a few major factors to consider as you choose your next drone.

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Best cheap electric bike deals for October 2022
Juiced Bikes Scorpion

This is an excellent time  to shop for electric bike deals. Most brands are having outstanding sales, perhaps because inventories have begun to load up. The selection of e-bikes has risen rapidly in the last three years. You can find great e-bike deals quite easily today. The best approach is to be sure you consider both the price and the best use of any electric bike deals. In the following sections, we include today's best e-bike deals and how to find the best electric bikes for every kind of ride.
Best Cheap Electric Bike Deals

How to Choose an Electric Bike
It's not hard to find good deals on electric bikes. However, you need to be careful about the type of and design purpose of any e-bike. There are now electric bikes for such a wide range of purposes that you want to be sure you select an e-bike that's both a good deal and appropriate for your intended use.

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