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The February issue of Game & Fish magazine, America's only national outdoor magazine with a focus on regional hunting and fishing, is available on newsstands now. Here is a preview of what's inside.

New Boats, Rimfire Research, Field to Table

An inside look at 2021 boats is featured in the February issue of Game & Fish Magazine.

The February issue of Game & Fish includes the following national stories:

Rimfire Research: Smart hunters do their homework before choosing a .22 LR load,as performance on game varies (By Richard Mann).

Don't Drop the Drop-Shot: Thanks to its easy adjustability, the drop-shot can be the most versatile rig in your arsenal (By Dr. Jason Halfen).

Grind Your Own: Turning wild game into ground meat for burgers, sausages and more won’t be a hassle when you heed this advice (By Josh Dahlke).

Invasive Affairs: Harmful exotics can offer new opportunities to anglers and hunters, which presents a conundrum (By Andrew McKean).

Buyer's Guide: An inside look at 2021's boats, motors and electronics (By Dr. Jason Halfen).

Region-by-Region: Great Stories Close to Home

Regional covers of the February issue of Game & Fish Magazine.

Here’s a look at regional articles in the February issue of Game & Fish:

EAST Coyotes After Dark: Put up more fur by targeting predators at night (By Doug Howlett). Snow Goose Game Plan: Cash in during the Light Goose Conservation Order with these killer tactics (By Joseph Albanese). Top Perch Baits: Pile up the yellow perch this month by presenting them with their favorite meals. (By Al Raychard).

MIDWEST Vocal Coaching: Two predator pros explain how to use coyote vocalizations to your advantage in February (By Heath Wood). Live Bait Lessons: Fishing live bait properly can be the difference between success and a long day on the ice (By Joel Nelson). Spreads for Snows: Hunting light geese requires an investment of time and money, but the results are well worth the effort (By Mike Gnatkowski).

SOUTH Native Tongue: Coax coyotes in close by heeding this predator-proven advice (By John N. Felsher). Snook on the Rise: Florida’s west coast is primed for what could be its most legendary linesider season ever (By Frank Sargeant). Deep-Freeze Largemouths: Top pros reveal their secrets for making the most of what may be bass fishing’s toughest month (By Ken Duke).

WEST Winter Coyote Tactics: Get the drop on predators as their search for food intensifies (By Gary Lewis). High-Water Steel: Follow these tips to hook winter steelhead when rivers run full (By Scott Haugen). When Things Get Hairy: Hair jigs can put bass in your boat under tough conditions, and you can make them yourself (By Pete M. Anderson).

Bucket List: Ride to a Bear

Photo by Richard Mann

A spring horseback hunt in Idaho’s Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness reveals stunningly steep scenery, whitewater and the need to improvise for success. By Richard Mann

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