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Laurie Lee Dovey

Laurie Lee Dovey

Laurie Lee Dovey is a life-long traditional outdoor sports enthusiast and highly awarded writer and photographer. She is an avid hunter, angler and RVer.

During her 30-year communications career she has had more than 1,700 magazine articles and hundreds of images published. She also served as a magazine editor, columnist and photographer, newspaper columnist, television scriptwriter and video series host talent.

Laurie Lee covers all aspects of the outdoors but often is heralded as a specialist in turkey and small-game hunting, saltwater fishing, camping and RVing, and outdoor industry business.

She primarily lives and travels the U.S. in a refurbished 1971 Silver Eagle bus, but occasionally settles in in Western, Pennsylvania for several months at a time. Her road warrior companions are her husband and four dogs.

Areas of Expertise: Professional Outdoor Writer

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Prepping for Winter Weather Emergencies

Superstorm Sandy is a unequivocal reminder that weather can turn lives upside down. The winter months are no exception. And with a confusing El Niño weather pattern, predicting the weather for this winter is more difficult than usual. Forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s…

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Laurie Lee Dovey and Kristen Monroe

She’s Wild and Wonderful

Her fresh view and enthusiasm for shooting, hunting — everything wild — was engaging and contagious. Kristen Monroe, a 30-something mom from Wisconsin, recently found shooting, hunting and outdoor communications. Observing her, I looked back with some envy and admiration. I remembered my early days…

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History of Weatherby: Roy Weatherby, the Ultimate Tinkerer

African safaris were considered an extreme sport in the late 1940s and early ‘50s. Most Americans could only dream of experiencing the mysterious world of the kudu, elephant, zebra and rhinoceros. Roy Weatherby’s 50-day hunting sojourn in 1948, which he chronicled on newsreel footage and…

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Campfire

How to Find the Best Campsite

Every seasoned camper will admit to finding themselves, at one time or another, so tired, pressed for daylight or challenged by incoming or inclement weather that they simply pulled their tent from it’s bag and put it up as quickly as possible – wherever they…

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RV Repair

Motorhome Adventures: Preventing Transmission Problems

Late Friday evening. Day one of vacation. Back country West Virginia. Blue smoke flowing from beneath the motorhome and the pungent odor of burning transmission oil told us everything we needed to know. We were in trouble. At best, our motorhome transmission’s front seal was…

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