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Here are some gear recommendations that will help you get steadier for big-game hunting.Find the Right Bipod or Tripod for Steady Shots in the Field

Find the Right Bipod or Tripod for Steady Shots in the Field

Here are some gear recommendations that will help you get steadier for big-game hunting.

Richard Mann

Red-dot sights can excel for fast shooting at short distances, but hunters should also consider their limitations.Shooting: The Pros and Cons of Red-Dot Optics

Shooting: The Pros and Cons of Red-Dot Optics

Red-dot sights can excel for fast shooting at short distances, but hunters should also

Richard Mann

The Gamo Swarm Magnum 10x Gen2 performed very well on small game during the Squirrel Master Classic.Field Test: Gamo Swarm Magnum 10X Gen2 Air Rifle

Field Test: Gamo Swarm Magnum 10X Gen2 Air Rifle

The Gamo Swarm Magnum 10x Gen2 performed very well on small game during the Squirrel Master

Drew Warden

Having the right choke tube installed can mean the difference between a kill and a whiff. Here's how to choose the right one.Spring Turkeys: Kill More Toms With the Right Choke Tube

Spring Turkeys: Kill More Toms With the Right Choke Tube

Having the right choke tube installed can mean the difference between a kill and a whiff.

Tom Keer

There are many great new rifles chambered in the sweet-shooting 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge for 2021; here's a look at 10 to consider for your next purchase.10 Hot New 6.5 Creedmoor Rifles for 2021

10 Hot New 6.5 Creedmoor Rifles for 2021

There are many great new rifles chambered in the sweet-shooting 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge for

Drew Warden

Taurus announces expansion of premiere hunting revolver.First Look: Taurus Raging Hunter in .460 S&W

First Look: Taurus Raging Hunter in .460 S&W

Taurus announces expansion of premiere hunting revolver.

Game & Fish Staff

Ammo

Recent introductions offer specific advantages for variety of hunting purposes.5 New Rifle Cartridges for the Modern Hunter

5 New Rifle Cartridges for the Modern Hunter

Recent introductions offer specific advantages for variety of hunting purposes.

Richard Mann

Modern loads and a new powder give two lever-action cartridges a boost in performance.Shooting: Classic Hunting Cartridge Revival

Shooting: Classic Hunting Cartridge Revival

Modern loads and a new powder give two lever-action cartridges a boost in performance.

Richard Mann

If you're looking to get the lead of your turkey hunting, consider these non-toxic options.Lead-Free Turkey Loads: Which is Right for You?

Lead-Free Turkey Loads: Which is Right for You?

If you're looking to get the lead of your turkey hunting, consider these non-toxic options.

Al Raychard

Part of becoming a DIY reloader is the never-ending quest for the ultimate set-up.Bare-Bones Gear for Reloading Ammo at Home

Bare-Bones Gear for Reloading Ammo at Home

Part of becoming a DIY reloader is the never-ending quest for the ultimate set-up.

Phil Massaro

While ammo shortages in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have reduced the number of new loads developed for 2021, there is still plenty to excite the hardcore hunter.New for 2021: Great Hunting Ammo from SHOT Show

New for 2021: Great Hunting Ammo from SHOT Show

While ammo shortages in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have reduced the number of new loads

Drew Warden

Optics

Here's a look at the MeoPro Optika LR series.New for 2021: Rangefinding Binos from Meopta

New for 2021: Rangefinding Binos from Meopta

Here's a look at the MeoPro Optika LR series.

Game & Fish Staff

Where should you start when it's time to add a quality scope?7 Keys to Selecting a Scope for Your New Rifle

7 Keys to Selecting a Scope for Your New Rifle

Where should you start when it's time to add a quality scope?

Source Outdoor Group

Whether you're looking for a handheld for identification and tracking, a clip-on to make a standard riflescope thermal capable, or a full-featured riflescope, these three new thermal optics from Burris have you covered.New for 2021: Burris Thermal Riflescope, Handheld, Clip-On Optics

New for 2021: Burris Thermal Riflescope, Handheld, Clip-On Optics

Whether you're looking for a handheld for identification and tracking, a clip-on to make a

Game & Fish Staff

The best scopes you can find for less than a grand. New Long Range Scopes for 2021

New Long Range Scopes for 2021

The best scopes you can find for less than a grand.

Anthony Licata

Summertime is made for enjoying the rewards of last hunting season and prepping for the fall to come. Here's gear that will help you do both in your backyard.Get Geared Up & Backyard Ready

Get Geared Up & Backyard Ready

Summertime is made for enjoying the rewards of last hunting season and prepping for the fall

Game & Fish Staff

Bows

Delta SideWinder Bag Targets offer stability, long-lasting use and one-handed arrow removal.Gear Check: Innovative Target for Archery Practice

Gear Check: Innovative Target for Archery Practice

Delta SideWinder Bag Targets offer stability, long-lasting use and one-handed arrow removal.

Game & Fish Staff

Easton introduces Carbon Legacy traditional arrow.Gear Check: New Arrow Shaft in Easton Lineup

Gear Check: New Arrow Shaft in Easton Lineup

Easton introduces Carbon Legacy traditional arrow.

Game & Fish Staff

Wanting to tune, tinker, and test your archery equipment without taking a trip to the pro shop? Great. Here's a list of tools you'll need and how to get setup to become a DIY bow mechanic in your garage.DIY Garage Bow Mechanic: List of Tools and How to Get Started

DIY Garage Bow Mechanic: List of Tools and How to Get Started

Wanting to tune, tinker, and test your archery equipment without taking a trip to the pro

Jace Bauserman

U.S.-made with proprietary Acu-Carbon Uniform Spine processQuick Look: Easton Archery's 6.5 Arrows

Quick Look: Easton Archery's 6.5 Arrows

U.S.-made with proprietary Acu-Carbon Uniform Spine process

Game & Fish Staff

Metal-jacketed micro carbon arrows are field-proven for big-game hunters.Serious Hunters Gear Up with New Easton 4MM FMJ

Serious Hunters Gear Up with New Easton 4MM FMJ

Metal-jacketed micro carbon arrows are field-proven for big-game hunters.

Game & Fish Staff

Crossbows

The Burris Oracle X is the first and most advanced range-finding crossbow scope on the market, building on the company's long successes with range-finding optics like the Eliminator riflescope.New for 2021: Burris Oracle X Range-Finding Crossbow Scope

New for 2021: Burris Oracle X Range-Finding Crossbow Scope

The Burris Oracle X is the first and most advanced range-finding crossbow scope on the market,

Petersen's Hunting Staff

Fast and accurate: Crossbows from this year's ATA Show.10 Great New Crossbows for 2021

10 Great New Crossbows for 2021

Fast and accurate: Crossbows from this year's ATA Show.

Game and Fish Staff

These affordable designs are big on features, short on cash outlay — ATA Show.New Crossbows Under $600 for 2021

New Crossbows Under $600 for 2021

These affordable designs are big on features, short on cash outlay — ATA Show.

Lynn Burkhead

11 broadheads new to the expandable-blade market this year — ATA Show.New Expandable Blade Broadheads for 2021

New Expandable Blade Broadheads for 2021

11 broadheads new to the expandable-blade market this year — ATA Show.

Lynn Burkhead

The Havoc RS440 XERO, Havoc RS440 and Siege RS410 bring cutting-edge tech to your hunt.New for 2021 from TenPoint Crossbows

New for 2021 from TenPoint Crossbows

The Havoc RS440 XERO, Havoc RS440 and Siege RS410 bring cutting-edge tech to your hunt.

Game and Fish Staff

Other Hunting

 As performance rises and prices fall, now is the time to jump on the cellular trail-cam bandwagon.12 Cellular Trail Cameras That Deliver

12 Cellular Trail Cameras That Deliver

 As performance rises and prices fall, now is the time to jump on the cellular trail-cam

Darron McDougal

New Encounter cell camera and HuntSmart Update are designed to work on all cellular networks regardless of service provider.Gear Check: New Cell Cam, App Update from Wildgame Innovations

Gear Check: New Cell Cam, App Update from Wildgame Innovations

New Encounter cell camera and HuntSmart Update are designed to work on all cellular networks

Game & Fish Staff

With technology tools like map-based mobile apps, your chances increase for tagging a whitetail this fall.Eye in the Sky: Tech Tactics to Find Hidden Public-Land Deer

Eye in the Sky: Tech Tactics to Find Hidden Public-Land Deer

With technology tools like map-based mobile apps, your chances increase for tagging a

Darron McDougal

Browning introduces Eclipse ground blinds to meet broad range of hunting needs.Gear Check: 360-Degree View in New Pop-Up Hunting Blind

Gear Check: 360-Degree View in New Pop-Up Hunting Blind

Browning introduces Eclipse ground blinds to meet broad range of hunting needs.

Game & Fish Staff

New Polaris vehicle raises the ante in the side-by-side market with performance and creature comforts.Extended Field Test: Polaris General XP 4 1000 Pursuit Edition

Extended Field Test: Polaris General XP 4 1000 Pursuit Edition

New Polaris vehicle raises the ante in the side-by-side market with performance and creature

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Rods

New high-performance fishing rods and reels are the lightest made by the company.Light & Tough: Abu Garcia Zenon Rods and Spinning Reels

Light & Tough: Abu Garcia Zenon Rods and Spinning Reels

New high-performance fishing rods and reels are the lightest made by the company.

Game & Fish Staff

We put seven of the best swimbait rods through their paces out on the water.Tackle Test 2021: Best New Swimbait Rods Reviewed

Tackle Test 2021: Best New Swimbait Rods Reviewed

We put seven of the best swimbait rods through their paces out on the water.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

We put these seven technique-specific rods through their paces out on the water.Tackle Test 2021: Best New Flipping Sticks Reviewed

Tackle Test 2021: Best New Flipping Sticks Reviewed

We put these seven technique-specific rods through their paces out on the water.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

We field-tested 14 spinning rods too find the best in our annual fishing gear reviews.Tackle Test 2021: Best New Spinning Rods Reviewed

Tackle Test 2021: Best New Spinning Rods Reviewed

We field-tested 14 spinning rods too find the best in our annual fishing gear reviews.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Which rods were the Editor's Choice and Great Buy winners in Game & Fish's annual fishing gear reviews?Tackle Test 2021: Best New Baitcasting Rods Reviewed

Tackle Test 2021: Best New Baitcasting Rods Reviewed

Which rods were the Editor's Choice and Great Buy winners in Game & Fish's annual fishing gear

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

4 steps to building a sturdy fishing-rod case with PVC pipe for protection during travelMake Your Own Rod Tube That Can Withstand a Lawnmower

Make Your Own Rod Tube That Can Withstand a Lawnmower

4 steps to building a sturdy fishing-rod case with PVC pipe for protection during travel

Bryce M. Towsley

Reels

New high-performance fishing rods and reels are the lightest made by the company.Light & Tough: Abu Garcia Zenon Rods and Spinning Reels

Light & Tough: Abu Garcia Zenon Rods and Spinning Reels

New high-performance fishing rods and reels are the lightest made by the company.

Game & Fish Staff

Here are 11 new reels featured at the annual fishing-tackle trade show.New Freshwater Fishing Reels from ICAST 2021

New Freshwater Fishing Reels from ICAST 2021

Here are 11 new reels featured at the annual fishing-tackle trade show.

Scott Bernarde

Which reels earned Editor's Choice and Great Buy recognitions in our annual gear reviews?Tackle Test 2021: Best New Spinning Reels Reviewed

Tackle Test 2021: Best New Spinning Reels Reviewed

Which reels earned Editor's Choice and Great Buy recognitions in our annual gear reviews?

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Game & Fish's annual fishing gear reviews put 13 new baitcasters to the test.Tackle Test 2021: Best New Baitcasting Reels Reviewed

Tackle Test 2021: Best New Baitcasting Reels Reviewed

Game & Fish's annual fishing gear reviews put 13 new baitcasters to the test.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

With Tackle Test 2021 baitcasting reviews coming soon (May 7), we review last year's winners.Fishing Gear Review Rewind: Look Back at Best Baitcasters of '20

Fishing Gear Review Rewind: Look Back at Best Baitcasters of '20

With Tackle Test 2021 baitcasting reviews coming soon (May 7), we review last year's winners.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

With Tackle Test 2021 baitcasting reviews coming soon (May 7), we review last year's winners.Fishing Gear Review Rewind: Look Back at Best Baitcasters of '20

Fishing Gear Review Rewind: Look Back at Best Baitcasters of '20

With Tackle Test 2021 baitcasting reviews coming soon (May 7), we review last year's winners.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Baits & Lures

Now bass anglers have more styles of the bladed jig from which to choose.Z-Man Adds 2 New ChatterBaits: Big Blade & MiniMax

Z-Man Adds 2 New ChatterBaits: Big Blade & MiniMax

Now bass anglers have more styles of the bladed jig from which to choose.

Game & Fish Staff

Video review: See what made the Gilly an award-winner at ICAST.First Look: Berkley PowerBait Gilly Swimbait

First Look: Berkley PowerBait Gilly Swimbait

Video review: See what made the Gilly an award-winner at ICAST.

Game & Fish Staff

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the annual fishing trade show is a swimbait that costs less than 8 bucks.Who Won the Best of Show at ICAST 2021?

Who Won the Best of Show at ICAST 2021?

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the annual fishing trade show is a swimbait that costs less

Scott Bernarde

Get after walleyes through the heat of the season with a number of hot new gear offerings.Hot List: New Baits & Rigs for Summer Walleye Fishing

Hot List: New Baits & Rigs for Summer Walleye Fishing

Get after walleyes through the heat of the season with a number of hot new gear offerings.

Drew Warden

The flash and whir of spinner blades give them wide appeal, especially when the blade style fits best.Take a Spin with Spinners for Trout, Bass, Walleye & More

Take a Spin with Spinners for Trout, Bass, Walleye & More

The flash and whir of spinner blades give them wide appeal, especially when the blade style

Dr. Jason A. Halfen

Tiny lures can be 'go-to' weapons when fish are finicky. Plus, they're fun to fish.Throw Mini Lures to Catch Maxi Fish

Throw Mini Lures to Catch Maxi Fish

Tiny lures can be 'go-to' weapons when fish are finicky. Plus, they're fun to fish.

Frank Sargeant

Boats

Before hitting the lake this summer, watch 'Tow Ready in 2' for great info on mishap-free boat trailering.Safe Trailering: Don't Be a 'Boat Ramp Story.' Follow These How-To Videos

Safe Trailering: Don't Be a 'Boat Ramp Story.' Follow These How-To Videos

Before hitting the lake this summer, watch 'Tow Ready in 2' for great info on mishap-free boat

Game & Fish Staff

These go-anywhere, self-propelled personal watercrafts allow you to access more water and more fish.Is a Float Tube for Fishing Right for You?

Is a Float Tube for Fishing Right for You?

These go-anywhere, self-propelled personal watercrafts allow you to access more water and more

Frank Sargeant

These go-anywhere, self-propelled personal watercrafts allow you to access more water and more fish.Is a Float Tube for Fishing Right for You?

Is a Float Tube for Fishing Right for You?

These go-anywhere, self-propelled personal watercrafts allow you to access more water and more

Frank Sargeant

A few good tubes: Here's what you need for a new fishing experience.Buyer's Guide to Float Tubes, Accessories

Buyer's Guide to Float Tubes, Accessories

A few good tubes: Here's what you need for a new fishing experience.

Frank Sargeant

A few good tubes: Here's what you need for a new fishing experience.Buyer's Guide to Float Tubes, Accessories

Buyer's Guide to Float Tubes, Accessories

A few good tubes: Here's what you need for a new fishing experience.

Frank Sargeant

Bite the bullet and pick quality marine batteries and a reliable charging system to maximize fishing time on the water.Gear Check: Shocking Lessons Learned About Onboard Power

Gear Check: Shocking Lessons Learned About Onboard Power

Bite the bullet and pick quality marine batteries and a reliable charging system to maximize

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Other Fishing

The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) show features the newest and best fishing gear.It's Back! Canceled by Covid in '20, ICAST Returns to Orlando

It's Back! Canceled by Covid in '20, ICAST Returns to Orlando

The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) show features the newest

Lynn Burkhead

If you enjoy frying up a big batch of fish for a hungry crowd on your backyard deck or patio, keep these fryers in mind.7 Great Fish Fryers to Consider for Backyard Cookouts

7 Great Fish Fryers to Consider for Backyard Cookouts

If you enjoy frying up a big batch of fish for a hungry crowd on your backyard deck or patio,

Lynn Burkhead

Boat control with GPS anchoring system requires only the push of a button.How It Works: Anchored by Satellite to Maintain Boat Position

How It Works: Anchored by Satellite to Maintain Boat Position

Boat control with GPS anchoring system requires only the push of a button.

Dr. Jason Halfen

These go-anywhere, self-propelled personal watercrafts allow you to access more water and more fish.Is a Float Tube for Fishing Right for You?

Is a Float Tube for Fishing Right for You?

These go-anywhere, self-propelled personal watercrafts allow you to access more water and more

Frank Sargeant

A few good tubes: Here's what you need for a new fishing experience.Buyer's Guide to Float Tubes, Accessories

Buyer's Guide to Float Tubes, Accessories

A few good tubes: Here's what you need for a new fishing experience.

Frank Sargeant

Coolers

Buy a ticket to the 2020 Yeti Film Tour to see inspiring films from the wild, support conservation, and meet other adventurers with a passion for the outdoors.Yeti International Film Tour 2020

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

Yeti blends a classic, retro-style look with modern technology.First Look: Yeti V Series Cooler

First Look: Yeti V Series Cooler

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

Jessyca Sortillon

If you're looking for an affordable rotomolded cooler, visit Academy Sports + Outdoors for options that won't break the bank.10 Hard-Sided Coolers for Under $200

10 Hard-Sided Coolers for Under $200

If you're looking for an affordable rotomolded cooler, visit Academy Sports + Outdoors for

Lynn Burkhead

Gear up for your next outdoor adventure with one of these new coolers – beer and fish not includedNew Coolers for 2019

New Coolers for 2019

Gear up for your next outdoor adventure with one of these new coolers – beer and fish not

Jessyca Sortillon

Memorial Day sale offers 15 percent off everything website-wide.Get Ready for Summer with Cordova Coolers

Get Ready for Summer with Cordova Coolers

Memorial Day sale offers 15 percent off everything website-wide.

This cooler performs like a champ when it comes to ice retention and keeping your items protected and cold.Pelican Soft Coolers Reviewed

Pelican Soft Coolers Reviewed

This cooler performs like a champ when it comes to ice retention and keeping your items

Gary Elliott

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