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February 2022 Game & Fish Magazine

The February 2022 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.

Beagles, Shotgun Review, Wolf Management

Dec/Jan 2022
February 2022 Game & Fish Magazine South and West editions.

The February 2022 issue includes the following national-themed stories in all editions:

GEAR: RANGE REPORT: With a magazine tube that holds 10 rounds, the inertia-operated Stoeger M3500 Snow Goose is a shotgun designed for fast action in the fields. By Drew Warden

HIGH ON HOUNDS: Beagles have a way of bringing friends and families together not only to hunt rabbits but also to celebrate the chase. By Brad Fitzpatrick

FISHING: Follow these plans to make your first open-water trip of the spring season a success. By Dr. Jason Halfen

CONSERVATION: Wolf management is a hot-button issue that affects hunters’ role in conservation beyond the West. By Andrew McKean

Region-by-Region: Great Stories Close to Home

Dec/Jan 2022
February 2022 Game & Fish Magazine East and Midwest editions.

Here's a look at some of the regional articles in the February 2022 issue of Game & Fish.


UNDER PRESSURE : Hunting wary wild pigs can be tough, but there are ways to tip the odds in your favor. By Colin Moore

GOOD VIBRATIONS: Lipless crankbaits draw vicious strikes when fished correctly. By Ken Duke

CABIN FEVER CURE:Set against a beautiful backdrop, Arkansas’ White River offers spectacular winter trout fishing. By Jen Ripple

HERDING SHEEP: Sheepshead are plentiful and fierce fighters. They’re also tremendous table fare. By Frank Sargeant


LIONS IN WINTER: Hunting cougars without hounds might be a challenge, but success is possible with these three tactics. By Gary Lewis

LETHARGIC LUNKERS: When cold-weather bass are tight-lipped, use these finesse rigs to put fish in the boat. By Ken Duke

COYOTE COVERTS: Drop more song dogs by focusing on the habitat they love. By Scott Haugen

PIKE SPEARING MECCA: For your best shot at skewering a northern, head to Montana’s Fort Peck Lake. By Andrew McKean


THE LATE GAME: Try these late-season tricks for filling your vest with bushytails. By Keith Sutton

HARDWATER HEAVIES: TPick a fight with your biggest pike ever beneath the ice. By Scott Mackenthun

AFTER HOURS: Take your predator hunting to the next level by calling coyotes, foxes and bobcats after sundown. By Scott Bestul

SPRING THE TRAP: Just getting started in trapping? Employ these five simple sets to bag furbearers right now. By Jeffrey Miller


SLEUTH OUT SQUIRRELS : Employ these tips and tricks to bag a limit of late-winter bushytails. By Larry Case

HUNT THE HUNTERS: Use these proven, old-school tactics to bring coyotes, foxes and bobcats into range. By M.D. Johnson

MOVING-WATER WALLEYES: Go deep to find river-bound fish this month, and work jigs to put them in the boat. By Jeff Knapp

BASS THROUGH THE ICE: Catch hardwater smallies and largemouths with these strategies. By Al Raychard

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