Fire in the Hole: 6 Great Places
to Create Fire with Pyro Putty

There are so many places that heat and flame come in handy. I pondered this thought the other night as I visited with a few neighborhood friends. In between the lively banter and laughter were those moments of comfortable silence – you know, the ones when there is contentment in the air. The smallish table-style firepit was the perfect end …

5 Easy and Effective Ignition Sources for Pyro Putty

I’ve yet to meet anyone that doesn’t like fire for one reason or another. The likes of glowing blazes on cold winter nights, the smell of barbecue pits, and lively discussion around campfires are the things dreams are made of. Humans have made fires for many thousands of years. What started as a survival-only endeavor has evolved into a lifestyle …

A Match Made in Heaven: How to Use Pyro Putty for Smoked Meats

Easy is good. Hardly anyone disagrees with this. The simple adage goes for about anything, including barbecuing and fire starting. From the novice cook to the next Steve Rinella, any easy cooking session is a coop. It’s not about being complicated. That’s the beauty of smoking a pork shoulder. You tend to a few basics and then you can basically …

Utility in a Can: 5 Great Ways to Actively Use Pyro Putty

As a dyed-in-the-wool deer hunter, I regularly come across a lot of outdoor products, from the revolutionary to the downright silly. The gimmicky nature of some products never ceases to amaze me. Still, utility-filled products continue to hit the market. As far as hunting goes, revolutionary products have included everything from headlamps, trail cameras, tree saddles, and laser rangefinders, along …

Waterproof fire starter for summer temperatures

Product Review: New Fire-Starting Solution Designed for Backcountry Hunters

For the modern hunter, weight and reliability are the two most critical factors when selecting gear that gets stowed in their pack. Whether you hunt sheep, backcountry elk, or simply make day trips after the elusive West Texas Aoudad, having gear that is 100% rock solid is a must. And, whether you find yourself in a survival situation, needing heat, …