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Waterfowl

Illinois Waterfowl Hunting Forecast 2018

Small Game

How to Find Rabbits When Rabbits Seem Rare

Forecasts

Forecast

2018 Louisiana Deer Forecast

Kody Chase - November 06, 2018

This detailed analysis of the Louisiana deer picture will give you a realistic view of your 2018 hunting prospects.

Forecast

2018 Mississippi Deer Forecast

Cliff Covington - November 06, 2018

This detailed analysis of the Mississippi deer picture will give you a realistic view of your 2018 hunting prospects.

Forecast

2018 West Virginia Deer Forecast

Jeff Knapp - November 06, 2018

This detailed analysis of the West Virginia deer picture will give you a realistic view of your 2018 hunting prospects.

Whitetail

Whitetail

Ultra-Tight Setups & Bold Tactics for 'Ghost' Bucks

Travis Faulkner - November 06, 2018

Let's take an inside look at some bold and aggressive strategies that will help you take down nocturnal giants from highly-sensitive bedding locations, core living areas, and thick-covered sanctuaries.

Whitetail

No Guides, Fences, Fields or Food Plots = No Problem

Travis Faulkner - October 24, 2018

Here's how you can score big this season inside of highly pressured hunting areas that are heavily timbered with little to no agricultural food sources.

Whitetail

How They Hunt: Bowmasters Share Their Secrets

Bill Cooper - October 24, 2018

To be a successful hunter, you need to copy the folks who bag the big racks. Here's how they do it.

Big Game

Big Game

The Challenges of Hunting Black Bears

Cal Kellogg - November 14, 2018

Seasons are long, much of the hunting takes place on public land, and the challenge of putting a big bear on the ground without the benefit of hounds (or 50 pounds of old doughnuts) can be extreme.

Big Game

Make All the Right (Elk) Moves

Tony Martins - November 13, 2018

Bagging a large, mature bull elk takes skill and patience, and a thorough understanding of the behavior and movement.

Big Game

California's Back-Country Blacktails

Luke Griffiths - November 07, 2018

The excitement and anticipation are thrilling when finding your quarry from afar and devising a plan to get closer undetected!

Predator

Predator

Western Coyotes: Focus on Behavior, Scouting, Approach

Scott Haugen - July 05, 2018

Focusing on coyote behavior is just one key to success when hunting them in the West's vast

Predator

Simple Tips For Winter Coyote Hunting

Stephen D. Carpenteri - December 16, 2015

Watch Mike Schoby, of Petersen's Hunting, as he hunts a cautious coyote in central Illinois. Many

Predator

The Best New Shotguns for Predator Hunting

Skip Knowles - February 13, 2014

The fact is it's a lot easier to hit a sneaky coyote with a shotgun than a rifle.

Hogs

Hogs

Hogs on the Run: How to Take Accurate Shots

T.A. Harrison - October 30, 2018

Shooting hogs on the run requires a trained eye and the right gear. Here's how to set up for success.

Hogs

Wild Hog Trafficking Operation Busted; 4 Charged

April 11, 2017

Conservation officers have uncovered an illegal wild hog selling operation in South Mississippi.

Hogs

Tips for Cooking the Perfect Hog

Game & Fish Online Staff - July 06, 2015

One early morning on the way to a turkey hunt, I saw a group of young wild hogs running across our

Small Game

Small Game

How to Find Rabbits When Rabbits Seem Rare

Keith Sutton - November 15, 2018

Despite population declines from the bountiful levels of seasons past, rabbits still thrive in good numbers across their range.

Small Game

Rabbits: How to Manage Your Land for More Cottontails

Keith Sutton - August 14, 2018

As habitat improvements accumulate, the future for rabbits (and rabbit hunting) and other wildlife will brighten.

Small Game

Squirrels: Watch, Wait and Take Only the Best Shots

Stephen D. Carpenteri - August 10, 2018

Squirrels are one of the most abundant game species in the woods, but that doesn't mean they are easy to find or put in the bag.

Turkey

Turkey

Virginia Fall Turkey Forecast 2018

Bruce E. Ingram - November 01, 2018

The Old Dominion offers one of the longest fall turkey seasons in the country, so why not take advantage of that fact? There's nothing better than wild turkey for Thanksgiving.

Turkey

Turkey Hunting Gear You Shouldn'™t Be Without

Thomas Allen - April 20, 2018

Here are some exceptional turkey hunting gear choices that can bring confidence and reliability to

Turkey

Don't Make These Turkey Ground Blind Mistakes

Al Raychard - April 12, 2018

A thorough knowledge of the travel patterns of the turkeys you hunt is a key to successful

Upland

Upland

Texas, Okla. Quail Prospects Down, Not Out

Lynn Burkhead - October 31, 2018

Texas and Oklahoma support some of the best wild quail hunting anywhere in the country. But even in the bobwhite-rich uplands to the north and south of the Red River, prospects are down ' but not out ' this year.

Upland

No-Frills First-Aid Kit for Hunt Dogs

Carl Myers - October 25, 2018

If you have a hard-hunting dog, these items will come in handy when needed.

Upland

Excellent Habitat Should Bring Productive Ky. Dove Opener

Lee McClellan - August 24, 2018

The Sept. 1 dove opener this year falls on a Saturday, which will bring more hunters into the field.

Waterfowl

Waterfowl

Illinois Waterfowl Hunting Forecast 2018

Jerry Pabst - November 16, 2018

We can expect similar hunting patterns this season as we saw in 2017.

Waterfowl

Pros and Cons of Using Duck Dogs to Hunt Upland Birds

Tom Dokken - November 15, 2018

Double-duty dogs: Bouncing your dog between waterfowl and upland hunting can be great; just know the impact on your buddy.

Waterfowl

Iowa Waterfowl Hunting Forecast 2018

Jerry Pabst - November 12, 2018

When and where will duck and geese of the 2018-19 migration show up on the flyway routes this fall?

News

News

Behind the Badge: When 'War of the Roses' Spills Outdoors

Carlos Gomez - September 04, 2018

Behind the Badge is a regular series of perspective stories by Oklahoma game warden Carlos Gomez.

News

Texas Adopts Rules Permitting Air Guns, Arrows for Hunting

August 28, 2018

Beginning this fall, Texans may use air guns and air arrows as legal means for hunting.

News

Game Warden Stories: Ornery Badger, Out-of-Bounds Golf, Sign Stealer

Game & Fish Online Staff - August 24, 2018

Wildlife officers face a myriad of incidents when in the field.

Stories

Stories

Gear Reviews: New Coyote Hunting Rifles, Shotguns

Game & Fish Online Staff - September 07, 2018

Here's a look at some of coyote hunting rifles and shot gun featured in this summer's Game & Fish 2018 Gear Guide magazine.

Stories

Behind the Badge: A Warden's First Night-Poaching Bust

Game & Fish Online Staff - July 30, 2018

Behind the Badge is a regular series of perspective stories by Oklahoma game warden Carlos Gomez. In this article, Gomez recounts his experiences from his first nighttime poaching bust.

Stories

Predator Hunting: 3 Ways to Find Elusive Coyotes

Brad Fitzpatrick - June 26, 2018

Calling all coyotes: These predators are efficient, so finding and calling them to the gun can

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