Harrison & Bartleet Hook Clip by Mollyjogger

Deep in the Ozark Mountains, field and stream expert Rick Stagner refashions a fishing hook into a multifunctional clip

by Madison Kahn Outdoor retail expert Rick Stagner worked with Eddie Bauer for 18 years before opening his own authentic field and stream brand nearly a year ago, in August 2012. Based in the Ozark Mountains, Mollyjogger celebrates the Midwestern region’s rich recreational history and folklore, with everything from hatchets and make-your-own-knife kits to hand-printed T-shirts and fishing journals. The name Mollyjogger came from the …

Shinola Limited Edition 40mm Runwell

The Detroit-based brand delivers their first batch of American-made watches

After witnessing Shinola‘s dedication to quality manufacturing in Detroit first hand last July, we backed the brand by pre-ordering their first watch, the 1,500 piece limited edition 40mm Runwell (which shares a name with their flagship bicycle) with a black face and a tan Horween strap a few months back. These first watches off the line are now shipping to their lucky owners. I was …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Filson

A first look at the new global headquarters, where the iconic heritage brand handcrafts the most rugged gear on the market

With the imminent launch of their new factory and global headquarters—the first move for the brand in 80 years—Filson invited us in for a first look at their new space. We got a unique peek behind the scenes and learned how this classic luggage and outdoor clothing company manages concepts, sales and production all under one roof. Originally outfitting pioneers for the Alaskan wilderness, Filson …