July 21, 2020
Public Land Hunter, a magazine dedicated to the millions of hunters who frequently pursue game on public land, is now on sale.
Published by Outdoor Sportsman Group, Public Land Hunter ($8, includes shipping) blends proven tactics and cutting-edge gear with local knowledge and where-to-hunt information, to give readers inside information on the best public-hunting opportunities in the eastern half of the United States, where most of America's hunters live.
From federally managed national forests to state parks and wildlife management areas, Public Land Hunter provides a guide to more than 100 of these opportunities in 35 states.
In addition, readers will find tips and techniques for hunting whitetails, turkeys, waterfowl, upland birds, small game and more on public land, from how to locate and pattern pressured game to strategies for avoiding crowds. Reviews of top gear that gives hunters an edge on public land are also included, covering firearms, bows, optics, treestands, trail cameras and more. Find consistent success on public land by making Public Land Hunter part of the plan.
From Public Land Hunter editors David Draper and Adam Heggenstaller (excerpt from “Letter from the Editors”):
"Public Land Hunter is dedicated to those hunters who want to step out their back door (or maybe take a short drive) and go hunting for whitetails, turkeys, squirrels, rabbits and other game close to home. Or take a weekend adventure to a nearby state. Or plan a weeklong hunting camp that is such an iconic part of the hunting tradition.
"We’ve filled these pages with the perfect mix of how-to tips for punching your tag and where-to information on the best public hunting spots the eastern U.S. has to offer. We’ve also got a comprehensive guide to great gear built for public land hunters who are looking for value but don’t want to sacrifice performance. Public land is to be celebrated, respected and hunted well. We hope Public Land Hunter helps you in those pursuits."