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The Top 5 Types of Headwear for Cancer Patients

Cancer is one of the most challenging and stressful experiences of a lifetime. What makes the diagnosis even more difficult are the side effects of the chemotherapy. While devastating to many aspects of a person’s mental and physical health, it is a necessary treatment for the survival of the cancer patient.

Chemotherapy can be especially difficult because one of the main side effects of chemotherapy is hair loss. As much as our friends and family members try to lift our spirits once our hair begins to fall out, it is difficult to maintain high spirits and healthy self-esteem levels when our hair thins and falls out. While this loss of self-esteem may not seem important, ask any cancer survivor and they’ll tell you that a positive attitude and a hopeful spirit are important tools of survival during chemotherapy treatment.

In the spirit of boosting self-esteem and providing hope, we would like to present to you a concise list of headwear available to those who are suffering from hair loss due to chemotherapy treatments.

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What is the UV Index and why is it important?

What does the UV Index mean anyway, and why is it so important to people in general? Most people know about sun protection through SPF sunscreens and UPF clothing products that are UV rated, and they realize that they should use both, but do they actually understand the medical concerns that go along with exposure to the sun? It is important for anyone to familiarize themselves with the UV Index and the right kind of products in order to gain protection from exposure to the harmful rays of the sun. Continue reading What is the UV Index and why is it important?
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Tips for Keeping Children Protected in the Sun

Who doesn’t love the swimming in the pool or heading to the park during the summer, especially when you can spend time with your own kids? However, as fun as being outside may be, even the smallest sunburns can greatly increase your child’s risk of developing skin cancer later in life. With such a high-risk factor, it is crucial that you take sun protection very seriously. Follow these tips to protect your child from the sun and keep them safe during the warm season.

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A New Look at an Old Favorite – Dog Bandanas

Dog BandanasHere at Hoo-rag, we have an extensive line of tubular bandanas that our customers love to wear when they are out in the wild enjoying life and the outdoors. But what about those outdoors folk that want to take man’s best friend with them on their trips as well?

Dogs, especially large and medium-sized canine breeds, can look great in one of our cool-looking tubular bandanas. Since our dogs love to spend time with us hunting, fishing, exploring the wilderness, and running down the trail, it’s a cool idea to accessorize with your pooch; in fact, you both can even wear one of the same bandanas from our product catalog. Continue reading A New Look at an Old Favorite – Dog Bandanas

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Tubular Bandanas for Chefs – The New and Better Trend

Chef Bandanas Many people make use of bandanas for different reasons. They can be worn stylishly to make a statement, but most people use them for sun protection or to keep sweat from dripping down in their eyes from their forehead. Most bandanas will do this job with ease, especially in the kitchen, but there is a new bandana that performs this task better than others. Hoo-rag has designed a tubular bandana option that wicks away sweat faster, is extremely breathable, is wash friendly and comes in great designs.

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Whip it Wednesdays: How to tie a Redfish fly.

We want to thank all of those that tuned in for our first “Whip it Wednesday” We had a ton of viewers and had a good time tying the “Redfish Slider”. Captain James Cronk will be back at it again next week on Wednesday January 25th 2017 at 5:00 pm with an articulating Pike fly for all you Freshies out there! Make sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to watch live! Continue reading Whip it Wednesdays: How to tie a Redfish fly.

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Introducing: Whip it Wednesdays

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We like trying new things. “Whip it Wednesdays” is our latest experiment! If you are looking to get better at Fly Tying, or maybe want to see another fly tiers style and techniques, or just ask some basic fly fishing questions, you must tune into Whip it Wednesday! Our very first episode in our 6 week series starts this week on Wednesday. (January 18th, 2017) Tune in on instagram Live or Facebook Live at 5:00 pm EST. Cant attend? Don’t worry, all of our episodes will be archived to our Youtube channelContinue reading Introducing: Whip it Wednesdays

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Goliath Grouper Caught on a Wrench

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Ryan Hein catches a 400lb Goliath Grouper on a wrench.

Ryan Hein of St. Pete, Florida decided to try out a lure he made from a number 11 wrench from his tool box. About 30 miles offshore, and on his first drop, his poll bent nearly in half with the weight of the fish. On the other end? A 400lb Goliath Grouper. Could the key to big fish be in your toolbox? Continue reading Goliath Grouper Caught on a Wrench