Riley Draper

Riley Draper is a writer and entrepreneur from Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a world traveler, he has been to more than fifty countries and hiked some of the most elusive trails in the world. He is the co-founder of WeCounsel Solutions and has published work in both national and global outlets, including the Times Free Press, Patch, and Healthcare Global. When he's not writing, he's probably on a hiking trip or climbing in the mountains.

Articles by Riley Draper

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Best Baits for Spring Bass (Buying Guide)

Spring is a time of year when bass begin their journey from the deep water where they spend the winter to the shallower, warmer water...
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Best Bait for Crappie Fishing (Buying Guide)

Crappie are one of the most popular fish to catch for sport, they’re easy to find in lakes across the United States. Black crappie and...
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Best Bait for Bass in Summer (Buying Guide)

Angling for bass requires all sorts of different gear, as these popular game fish can be caught in many different types of water and environments....
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Where Do Bass Go in the Fall and Winter?

In the lifecycle of bass fish, the calendar year is divided into four general intervals that are based on the fish’s spawn, or reproduction period....
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What Size Hook for Bass

Dating back to the Stone Age, fishing hooks are one of the most important human inventions. We’ve improved on the design quite a bit since...
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6 Fantastic Camping Drinking Games to Keep the Fun Going

Taking a camping trip with your friends is a wonderful experience; you can hike and explore and enjoy nature together. However, once the evening rolls...
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Best Campgrounds with Horseback Riding

Camping with horses can open up new worlds of possibilities. Where on an average camping and hiking trip, you’re limited by how far your legs...
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The Best Campgrounds Near the Henry Ford Museum

With around 1.8 million visitors a year, the Henry Ford Museum is internationally renowned. Not only is the architecture of this museum so significant that...
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Adults Only: Campfire Games

When it comes to planning organized fun for adults, it’s not always an easy task. Often we have the most fun when we are flexible,...
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Building Your Own Tent, Is it The Best Option?

All over the United States of America, camping is now in vogue. Once just the preoccupation of boy scouts and family holidays, camping is now...