Filson 101

The pure lunar calendar has twelve synodic months. Many early societies adopted this as a unit of time, enabling them to plan and reflect more effectively.

Track the daily positions of the moon with the 2017 Phases of the Moon: Filson Lunar Calendar. 

Click the button below to print your own. 

Excerpt from Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean

"The tide is long gone. In a few hours the moon will dip below the western horizon, and just as the last of it disappears, the sun will rise in the opposite direction. During the days of full moon, the sun and moon are aligned but on opposite sides of the earth; during new moon, they are al...
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Gene Barnhart of Ruggs Ranch has been training world-class bird dogs for over forty-five years. Gene's love of working dogs runs deep, and he's handled them his entire life, hunting Beagles in his early years and then moving to Pointers. Now, you'll find Gene at Ruggs, training and conditioning over forty hunting dogs. Ensure success in the field this year using his dog training primer below.

Filson Life - Bird Dog Training
First things first: your dog must have a good quality food to do a good job in the field. 
If they are working hard in the field, the right mix is 30% protein and 20% fat. You will need to use less protein and fat if they are an occasional hunter. Watch their weight, too fat of a dog will not be able to ...Read More
Wesley Larson
Wesley Larson is a Missoula, Montana native who has been working with Dr. Tom Smith of Brigham Young University for five years as a bear biologist. He has spent multiple field seasons studying denning polar bears on Alaska’s North Slope, as well as black bears within the Bryce Canyon National Park area. Here are his three rules for preventing or controlling a potentially dangerous bear encounter. Download your own printable poster here.

Bear Safety Poster
Bears are majestic, powerful animals that have histories steeped in myth and legend. Seeing them in the wild is a privilege. If you are prepared for an encounter, you may be able to observe an emblem of the wilderness without fear, but with the respect and awe...
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Tipton Power has worked on rivers for the last 16 years. He started out as a guide doing fishing and raft trips, and now works as a river ranger on the desert rivers of southwest Idaho. During the off-season, he and his wife operate a small blueberry farm in western Washington. He spends his free time fishing, floating, and riding snowboards. Amongst the dense greenery of the Hoh Rainforest in Washington State, Tipton shares the basics of cooking with a Dutch oven and details three of his favorite campfire recipes. 

Filson Life - Campfire Cooking
The Dutch oven has been the ware of choice in outdoor kitchens for hundreds of years. It’s simple and versatile. It works as a pot, a deep fry pan, and you can make just about any...Read More
FIL-408A-fp01 At Filson, we are a maker of protective garments, and we're proud to announce our brand-new outerwear made from one of the oldest insulating materials in the world - goose down.FIL-408A-fp03 2 The high-performance garments combine ethically sourced goose down with reliably rugged craftsmanship, creating durable, lightweight outerwear made at Filson, USA. Because of its structure and loft, goose down traps air to form a protective, breathable insulating layer.FIL-408A-fp04100% European goose down garments can be scrunched up, packed down or stretched flat and they’ll continue to perform year after year. They can withstand getting soaked in a rainstorm and after drying they provide the same level of wind-resistant warmt...Read More

Filson 101 - How to Re-wax a Filson Jacket

How to maintain maximum water repellency from your oil finish cotton clothing. Our oil finish cotton clothing is built for years of rugged use in the great outdoors. Our special paraffin-based wax gives your Filson garment extreme durability and resistance to wind and water, while remaining pliable for extended comfortable wear.   Follow these simple instructions to re-wax your Filson garment for maximum water repellency:


1. For best results re-proof your garment in warm conditions. If in sub-freezing temperatures, it may be necessary to stand the tin of wax in hot water to soften it.  



2. Brush all excess dirt from the are to be treated. Wipe clean with a soft cloth and cold water.   Warnin...

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cc filson instagram launchWe're pleased to announce the brand-new C.C. Filson Collection in collaboration with Nigel Cabourn, who was invited to create special-edition outerwear for Autumn 2014. C.C. Filson combines the quality standards of Filson manufacturing and its 117 years of history with modern-day functionality. 9BOX_CC_travisWith over forty years of experience in the apparel industry, Nigel Cabourn uses his firsthand knowledge of outerwear from the cold, windy climate of northern England where he’s based. Cabourn is a true specialist in outerwear, making him a choice partner for C.C. Filson. 9BOX_CC_travis_2The Autumn 2014 C.C. Filson line consists of outerwear pieces aligned with our past, namely a 1930s vintage Filson Cruiser that insp...Read More
FIL-405A-fp06_CATWhile others moved their manufacturing operations overseas, we wished them well and then built two more factories in the US. We’ve made our own goods here for more than a century and that’s not going to change. Our American factories allow us to keep an ever-watchful eye on product innovation and quality while giving us the capacity to manufacture even more of our own products. That’s the Filson way — a longstanding, stubborn approach, built upon practices and beliefs that have become increasingly more relevant over the last 117 years.05270009Since July of last year, we've doubled our manufacturing positions and retail employees as well as doubled our number of US-based retail stores. And that's jus...Read More
Filson MinneapolisToday, Filson is proud to announce the opening of our first Minnesota store. Our Minneapolis store is located in the North Loop near the Cedar Lake Trail, at Washington and 3rd Avenue. This shop offers a variety of Unfailing Goods such as signature luggage, leather accessories, apparel and iconic outerwear such as our 100-year-old Mackinaw Cruiser. It is located next to iconic watch brand Shinola, and features an indoor coffee shop and comfortable seating for a relaxed, inclusive shopping experience. Filson Minneapolis228 Washington Ave. N.Minneapolis, MN 55401612-338-5506FILSON MinneapolisFILSON 1WFILSON 5WSHINOLA FILSON EXTERIOR0006

We're pleased to announce the opening of the company’s first retail store on the East Coast. The approximately 1800 square-foot Filson store is located in the NoHo district at 40 Great Jones Street between the Bowery and Lafayette Street. Filson’s sixth location is next door to the iconic Beaux Arts firehouse, home to Engine Company 33 and Ladder Company 9 of the New York City Fire Department. Filson is delighted with this new opportunity to bring our unfailing goods to the New York City adventurer, said Alan Kirk, Chief Executive Officer of Filson. Founded as a rugged working mans outfitter, it feels right that Filson will be located next to a firehouse. The store offers a variety of s...Read More

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