April 2005

Cabin Life brings you the joy of cabin, cottage and lakehome living with ideas, information, and inspiration for your special place. Gorgeous photos, beautiful cabins, renovation ideas, delicious recipes and fun weekend projects are only a few of the things you'll receive in every issue of Cabin Life magazine. 
Our guide to beautiful outdoor walkways and how to make them happen.
pg. 30
The hunt is great sport for kids of all ages. So catch the excitement!
pg. 40
They're great for steep slopes or landscape shaping. Construct yours in five easy steps.
pg. 44
The plusses and minuses of not owning the land under your cabin.
pg. 48
Quiet motors
Less noise on the water means happier boaters — and happier neighbors.
pg. 52
Special Fishing Section
Frenzied Frogs and Vanishing Line: New and noteworthy tackle.
Wired for Hard-Hitting Action: Latest and greatest electronics.
Rigging Your Fishing Machine: Must-haves for the boat.
Plus: 12 tips to increase your fishing prowess!
pg. 67
Dog Daze: Work is never done (and neither is play) when there's a puppy at the cabin.
pg. 22
A Bat House for 50: Build this simple bat condo to help keep mosquitoes at bay.
pg. 24
Fit for the cabin
Metal Works: Eight eye-catching pieces that are strong, striking and sensational.
pg. 26
King Crawfish: Entertaining a crowd? Take a lesson from the Cajuns.
pg. 56
Grill master
Marinade Magic: More subtle than a sauce, more delicate than a rub. Four ways to make sure your marinades work wonders.
pg. 60
Ever Drive a Pontoon? This is one of those moments when you should just tell the truth.
pg. 98
In Every Issue
From the deck
Crawfish, anyone? Let this feast mark the beginning of an entertaining summer.
pg. 6
General delivery
Letters from Cabin Life, Cabin Living readers.
pg. 8
Clips & quips
Cool water toys, half-log siding, gull repellants, world's oldest pine tree, the moon, watching wildlife and more.
pg. 12
Photo album
Photos from readers' favorite getaways.
pg. 83
Regional spotlight
Ely, Minnesota.
pg. 85
Premiere properties/real estate directory
pg. 86
Marketplace/country store
pg. 91
pg. 97
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