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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

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

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

What can a veteran bowhunter learn by taking a shooting course for riflemen? Turns out, plenty.Dyed-in-Wool Bowhunter Learns Lessons of Long-Range Rifle Shooting

Dyed-in-Wool Bowhunter Learns Lessons of Long-Range Rifle Shooting

What can a veteran bowhunter learn by taking a shooting course for riflemen? Turns out, plenty.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Today's rimfires are more accurate and better designed than ever before.New for 2021: Trio of Great Rimfire .22s from SHOT Show

New for 2021: Trio of Great Rimfire .22s from SHOT Show

Today's rimfires are more accurate and better designed than ever before.

David Johnson

Ammo

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

The 250 spine size answers bowhunters' needs for stiffer arrows.Easton 6.5 Carbon Matrix Arrows Comes in New Size

Easton 6.5 Carbon Matrix Arrows Comes in New Size

The 250 spine size answers bowhunters' needs for stiffer arrows.

Game and Fish Staff

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

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 Factory Custom Edition

Extended Field Test: Polaris General XP 4 1000 Factory Custom Edition

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

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

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 Factory Custom Edition

Extended Field Test: Polaris General XP 4 1000 Factory Custom Edition

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

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Lure that trophy buck all the way to the end of your scent trail for that perfect shot.Gear Check: Pro-Drag Trails End #307 Combo By Wildlife Research Center

Gear Check: Pro-Drag Trails End #307 Combo By Wildlife Research Center

Lure that trophy buck all the way to the end of your scent trail for that perfect shot.

Game & Fish Staff

If you're looking to take backyard smoky flavor to go with you, here are 10 portable options to consider.10 Great Small, Portable Gills & Smokers for Tasty Goodness on the Go

10 Great Small, Portable Gills & Smokers for Tasty Goodness on the Go

If you're looking to take backyard smoky flavor to go with you, here are 10 portable options

Lynn Burkhead

Wildlife Research Center improves Scent Killer Gold laundry detergent.Hunting Gear: Odor Elimination at the Molecular Level

Hunting Gear: Odor Elimination at the Molecular Level

Wildlife Research Center improves Scent Killer Gold laundry detergent.

Game & Fish Staff

The hi-calf hunting boot has all the necessary features a hunter asks for in reliable footwear.Designed for Demanding Hunters: Dryshod's Southland Men's Boot

Designed for Demanding Hunters: Dryshod's Southland Men's Boot

The hi-calf hunting boot has all the necessary features a hunter asks for in reliable footwear.

Game & Fish Staff

Rods

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

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

Reels

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

Here's the lowdown on top new rods, reels, baits and other gear to get your season started right.Tackle Spring Fishing With These Great New Gear Items

Tackle Spring Fishing With These Great New Gear Items

Here's the lowdown on top new rods, reels, baits and other gear to get your season started

Game & Fish Staff

Get into fly fishing this season without emptying your bank account with these three combos.Budget-Friendly Trout Fly-Fishing Combos

Budget-Friendly Trout Fly-Fishing Combos

Get into fly fishing this season without emptying your bank account with these three combos.

John Taranto

Baits & Lures

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

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

Ultra-realistic twitchbaits can turn a mediocre bite into a feast on the saltwater flats.Get Twitchy with the Right Bait Choices for Inshore Fishing

Get Twitchy with the Right Bait Choices for Inshore Fishing

Ultra-realistic twitchbaits can turn a mediocre bite into a feast on the saltwater flats.

Frank Sargeant

You have lots of options in a crankbait, but don't overlook the No. 1 important thing (video).Crash Course: How to Choose the Right Crankbait for Bass

Crash Course: How to Choose the Right Crankbait for Bass

You have lots of options in a crankbait, but don't overlook the No. 1 important thing (video).

Game & Fish Staff

The swim jig is a big-bass lure in a small package; learn how to fish it now (video).Crash Course: How to Fish Swim Jigs for Bass in Heavy Cover

Crash Course: How to Fish Swim Jigs for Bass in Heavy Cover

The swim jig is a big-bass lure in a small package; learn how to fish it now (video).

Game & Fish Staff

Boats

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

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

Other Fishing

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

New sonar technology allows anglers to see fish and structure in real time.Humminbird Introduces MEGA Live Imaging

Humminbird Introduces MEGA Live Imaging

New sonar technology allows anglers to see fish and structure in real time.

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 Factory Custom Edition

Extended Field Test: Polaris General XP 4 1000 Factory Custom Edition

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

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

If you're looking to take backyard smoky flavor to go with you, here are 10 portable options to consider.10 Great Small, Portable Gills & Smokers for Tasty Goodness on the Go

10 Great Small, Portable Gills & Smokers for Tasty Goodness on the Go

If you're looking to take backyard smoky flavor to go with you, here are 10 portable options

Lynn Burkhead

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

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

Turn up the bass and keep your drinks cold with the Wet Sounds Shivr-55, an all-in-one cooler featuring superior ice retention and a high-performing audio speaker systemWet Sounds Shivr-55: High Performing Cooler-Speaker Combo

Wet Sounds Shivr-55: High Performing Cooler-Speaker Combo

Turn up the bass and keep your drinks cold with the Wet Sounds Shivr-55, an all-in-one cooler

Jessyca Sortillon

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.

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