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Kayaks

ICAST 2023 Heads Full-Throttle Into Orlando

The annual sportfishing trade show unveils the latest and greatest of new fishing products.

Lynn Burkhead

No Ramp, No Problem for Bass-Fishing Kayakers

One of the joys of fishing from a kayak is easy access to bass-rich waters away from the

Thomas Allen

7 New Fishing Kayaks to Grab Your Attention

We take a detailed look at kayaks designed to put you onto fish in a variety of waters and

Game & Fish Staff

Winter 'Yak Attacks for Big Inshore Hook-Ups

Launch a kayak and fish the Southern backwaters for herded-up redfish, trout and more.

Frank Sargeant

ICAST 2022 Best of Category Winners (Videos)

Here's a video roundup of the best new fishing gear unveiled at ICAST 2022 in Orlando.

Game & Fish Staff

Anglers' Choice Award Opens ICAST Fishing Show to Public

Industry-only trade show asks fishing fans to vote for the 'people's champion' new product.

Game & Fish Staff

Guns

How to Get the Most Out of Your Lever-Action Rifle

You may have been hunting with a lever-action your entire life, but do you know the best

Richard Mann

Gobbler Gear: 10 Turkey Shotguns for 2024 Hunting

With spring turkey hunting's arrival, there's no shortage of modern and traditional shotgun

Lynn Burkhead

Shotgun Review: Retay Gordion Turkey

This semi-auto shotgun offers everything turkey hunters need at a moderate price.

Drew Warden

Shooting: The Case of the Quarter Bore

They were once beloved by hunters for their versatility, but are .25-caliber cartridges still

Richard Mann

It's Finally Here: Browning A5 Shotgun in 20 Gauge

Answering the demand of customers, Browning introduces new sub-gauge bird gun.

Game & Fish Staff

New Winchester Loads for Waterfowlers

New offerings include Blind Side 2, Bismuth addition and added sub-gauge shotshells.

Game & Fish Staff

Ammo

Field Tested: Fiocchi Golden Turkey TSS Shotshells

Expect dense patterns that hit hard from these turkey-hunting loads.

Adam Heggenstaller

Gobbler Gear: 8 Best Turkey Shotshell Loads for 2024

Great turkey offerings from Winchester, Remington, Browning, Fiocchi, Federal Premium and more.

Lynn Burkhead

Load Up for Turkey, Get a Winchester Rebate

Turkey hunters can earn up to $100 this season for buying ammo.

Game & Fish Staff

Shooting: The Case of the Quarter Bore

They were once beloved by hunters for their versatility, but are .25-caliber cartridges still

Richard Mann

Winchester AA Diamond Grade Shotgun Loads

AA Diamond Grade is the premier product for the accomplished target shooter.

Game & Fish Staff

Winchester .400 Legend Hunting Cartridges

Intended to bridge the gap between .350 Legend and .450 Bushmaster, the .400 Legend is an

Drew Warden

Optics

Best New Optics for Predator Hunting from SHOT Show

Predators are wily, smart and masters of hiding. See them better in the field with these top

Alan Clemons

New Hunting Binos, Scopes and Rangefinders

Here's a look at some of best new hunting optics featured at SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

Game & Fish Staff

Best New Hunting Riflescopes from SHOT Show

There are many impressive scopes that hunters will see this year. Here are some of best from

Game & Fish Staff

First Look: Aimpoint's New Acro S-2 Shotgun Sight

The new sight for shotgun hunters and shooters will be unveiled at SHOT Show 2024.

Game & Fish Staff

How to Choose the Right Binocular for Hunting

Always and forever, a good binocular is the most important basic hunting tool.

Craig Boddington

Shooting: Find the Perfect Focal Plane

Tailor your choice of riflescope reticle—in the first or second focal plane—to your intended

Richard Mann

Bows

Best New Compound Bows for 2024

With the annual Archery Trade Association show opening this week, here are some of the top

Alan Clemons

Gateway Arch Welcomes 26th ATA Trade Show to St. Louis

The annual archery trade show visits the Show Me State with the newest bowhunting gear.

Lynn Burkhead

Best Broadhead Options for Hunting Deer, Bears and Turkeys

Head Bangers: Some heads are better suited for certain types of game.

Al Raychard

Great New Compound Bows for Hunting in 2023

Bows with speeds in the 350s and new tech to reduce noise, vibration—ATA Show 2023.

Alan Clemons

5 Ways to Improve Bow Skills Before Hunting Season

Want to hone your bow-shooting proficiency before September? Here's how.

Darron McDougal

Great Buys: Compound Bows of 2023—ATA Show

If you're looking for the best affordable bows, consider one of these models for your hunting

Alan Clemons

Crossbows

Lightning-Fast Crossbows for 2024

TenPoint's 'World's Fastest' among the new rigs at ATA 2024.

Game & Fish Staff

Best New Crossbows for 2023: ATA Show

Crossbow technology and design continue to evolve, with faster speeds and new ideas

Alan Clemons

Gear Field Test: TenPoint Nitro 505 Crossbow

It may reach a new level of speed, but this crossbow delivers more than just fast arrows.

Brad Fenson

Innovative Bowhunting Gear That Caught Our Attention at ATA

Lucky 21: From bows to arrows and everything in between, here are some great new gear products

Lynn Burkhead

New Gear for Saddle Hunting 2022

Bowhunters have options in new saddles, climbing sticks and packs. Here's some gear to

Tony Hansen

New Hunting Arrows for 2022

Here are some of the latest arrow and bolt options for bows and crossbows for next season.

Game & Fish Staff

Other Hunting

Turkey Blind Options for 2024 and Beyond

From run-and-gun turkey hunting options to something a little more substantial, here are 10

Lynn Burkhead

10 Great Turkey Calls for 2024

If you're in the market for a new turkey call, you can't go wrong with these this spring.

Lynn Burkhead

Game & Fish Mother's Day Gift Guide 2024

From the beach to the kitchen to the mountainous trout streams and more, we've got a great

Lynn Burkhead

10 Great Boots for Turkey Hunting This Season

No matter where you chase gobblers this spring, there's a good pair of hunting boots to pack

Lynn Burkhead

New for 2024: CRKT Soldotna Fixed Blade in Commemoration of 30th Anniversary

Columbia River Knife & Tool's new Soldotna is an all-purpose hunting knife with a 3.5-inch

Game & Fish Staff

Gobbler Gear: Top Turkey Vests

Spring turkey season brings a wealth of new vest options for hunters.

Lynn Burkhead

Rods

Baitcasting Vs. Spinning: Here's How to Choose for Bass Fishing

There's a time and a place for everything, including your choice of bass-fishing gear.

Frank Sargeant

Spring Panfish Success Begins with the Right Rod, Reel and Line

Here's a look at great gear to chase crappies, yellow perch and bluegills this spring.

Mikę Gnatkowski

Orvis Launches All-New Helios Lineup of Fly Rods

The famed fly-rod company is taking the line to new fly-fishing heights.

Lynn Burkhead

Who Won Best of Show at ICAST 2023?

An innovative fishing-rod component from American Tackle Company took home the top prize.

Game & Fish Staff

ICAST 2023 Heads Full-Throttle Into Orlando

The annual sportfishing trade show unveils the latest and greatest of new fishing products.

Lynn Burkhead

Tackle Test 2023: The Best New Baitcasting Rods & Reels

Our Tackle Test team put new gear up against Florida largemouth bass.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Reels

Baitcasting Vs. Spinning: Here's How to Choose for Bass Fishing

There's a time and a place for everything, including your choice of bass-fishing gear.

Frank Sargeant

Tackle Junkie: New Lightweight Shimano Baitcasting Reels for Bass

The SLX and Metanium may be at opposite ends of the spectrum pricewise, but the performance of

Shane Beilue

Spring Panfish Success Begins with the Right Rod, Reel and Line

Here's a look at great gear to chase crappies, yellow perch and bluegills this spring.

Mikę Gnatkowski

Best New Fishing Reels from ICAST 2023

These 19 freshwater and saltwater reels were unveiled at the annual fishing trade show in

Game & Fish Staff

ICAST 2023 Heads Full-Throttle Into Orlando

The annual sportfishing trade show unveils the latest and greatest of new fishing products.

Lynn Burkhead

Tackle Test 2023: The Best New Baitcasting Rods & Reels

Our Tackle Test team put new gear up against Florida largemouth bass.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Baits & Lures

Ned Rigging 101: One of the Most Versatile Bass Rigs Ever

Master how to assemble and fish the simple, yet highly versatile bass-fishing setup.

Justin Brouillard

Baitcasting Vs. Spinning: Here's How to Choose for Bass Fishing

There's a time and a place for everything, including your choice of bass-fishing gear.

Frank Sargeant

Summer Swim Lessons for Catching Bass

The versatile swimbait is the centerpiece of numerous rigs and setups. Know when, where and

Mike Pehanich

Weighing the Benefits—and Drawbacks—of Non-Lead Fishing Tackle

Lead has been used in terminal tackle for thousands of years, but other metals are gaining

Dr. Jason A. Halfen

5 Great Squarebill Crankbaits for Bass Fishing

There are many squarebills on the market. These are among the best.

Shane Beilue

Be There and Be Square: Pin Down Spring Bass with Squarebill Cranks

The venerable squarebill crankbait enables anglers to cover more water and tempt more bass.

Shane Beilue

Boats

Buyer's Guide: The Best in Brushless Trolling Motors

New technology offers added efficiency, more power and a host of upgrades to keep anglers on

Frank Sargeant

DIY: Restore Your Boat's Finish in a Weekend

Bring back the gleam of your bassboat's gelcoat by wet sanding. Here's how.

Shane Beilue

75 Years In the Making: The Legacy of Skeeter Boats

This builder of bass, walleye and light-tackle saltwater boats connects innovation with a

Jeff Weakley

Field Test: Sionyx Nightwave Night-Navigation Marine Camera System

Boaters now have the ability to be on the water safely at night at a reasonable retail price.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

New from Garmin: Force Kraken Trolling Motors

The marine electronics maker expands award-winning series to a wider range of boats.

Game & Fish Staff

First Look: Old Town's New Sportsman BigWater ePDL+ 132 Fishing Kayak

With Old Town's new Sportsman ePDL+ 132, kayak anglers have never had more options or

Drew Warden

Ice Fishing

Gear Check: Cool New Ice-Fishing Gear to Consider

Here's a quick look at new augers, apparel, hardware and more.

Mike Gnatkowski

Best New Ice-Fishing Gear for 2023

Great new electronics, rods, reels, shelters and lures to maximize your hardwater efforts this

Game & Fish Staff

Field Tested: Humminbird ICE HELIX Ice-Fishing Bundles

Humminbird's extensive line offers everything a diehard ice angler could want on the hardwater.

Drew Warden

ICAST 2022 Best of Category Winners (Videos)

Here's a video roundup of the best new fishing gear unveiled at ICAST 2022 in Orlando.

Game & Fish Staff

My Picks: An Editor's List of Best New Gear at ICAST 2022

Game & Fish's Dr. Todd A. Kuhn shares his takeaways from the fishing trade show.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Game & Fish Ice Fishing Gear Buyer's Guide

More than 50 cool new gear items to make your ice angling more productive.

Drew Warden

Fly Fishing

Orvis Launches All-New Helios Lineup of Fly Rods

The famed fly-rod company is taking the line to new fly-fishing heights.

Lynn Burkhead

The Dependable Dozen of Must-Have Trout Flies

These 12 flies are proven producers for a wide range of Western trout fishing scenarios.

Mike Gnatkowski

ICAST 2022 Best of Category Winners (Videos)

Here's a video roundup of the best new fishing gear unveiled at ICAST 2022 in Orlando.

Game & Fish Staff

What to Expect from ICAST Fishing Show

The mid-summer trade show in Orlando brings us the latest and greatest in new fishing gear for

Lynn Burkhead

Tiny-Stream Trout Strategies

Fishing tiny trout waters is challenging, but over time anglers can master them with practice,

Jen Ripple

Other Fishing

First Look: Island Optics Mako XL Sunglasses

Eye-catching design for larger faces with top-tier clarity and comfort.

Game & Fish

Buyer's Guide: The Best in Brushless Trolling Motors

New technology offers added efficiency, more power and a host of upgrades to keep anglers on

Frank Sargeant

Game & Fish Holiday Gift Guide for Last-Minute Shoppers

UPDATED: Looking for a great gift to give the hunter or angler on your shopping list?

Game & Fish Staff

Made in the Shades: Polarized Lenses Are Critical Fishing Gear

Make sure you're wearing the right pair of sunglasses to help you catch more fish.

Colin Moore

New from Garmin: Force Kraken Trolling Motors

The marine electronics maker expands award-winning series to a wider range of boats.

Game & Fish Staff

Great Father's Day Gifts for Hunters and Anglers

Here are some cool hunting and fishing gift ideas for good ol' Dad from our team of editors.

Game & Fish Staff

Coolers

ICAST 2022 Best of Category Winners (Videos)

Here's a video roundup of the best new fishing gear unveiled at ICAST 2022 in Orlando.

Game & Fish Staff

Anglers' Choice Award Opens ICAST Fishing Show to Public

Industry-only trade show asks fishing fans to vote for the 'people's champion' new product.

Game & Fish Staff

Who Won Best of Show at ICAST 2022? It's a Surprise!

Longshot PacBak Coolers from Alaska takes the fishing trade show's biggest prize.

Lynn Burkhead

Cool New Fishing Gear from ICAST 2022

From fishing electronics and tools, to apparel, coolers and gear boxes, there's a lot of cool

Alan Clemons

Yeti International Film Tour 2020

Buy a ticket to the 2020 Yeti Film Tour to see inspiring films from the wild, support

Game & Fish Digital Staff

First Look: Yeti V Series Cooler

Yeti blends a classic, retro-style look with modern technology.

Jessyca Sortillon

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