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Guns

The G2 is about as modern a single-shot deer rifle as you'll find. Guns

Gun Review: Traditions Outfitter G2

Game & Fish Digital Staff - December 28, 2019

The G2 is about as modern a single-shot deer rifle as you'll find.

Achieving perfection requires practice and an understanding of fundamentals. Guns

Field Skills: The Perfect Trigger Press

Todd Burgreen - December 25, 2019

Achieving perfection requires practice and an understanding of fundamentals.

Lightweight, nimble upland shotgun for next generation. Guns

New CZ Quail: Pheasants Forever's Top Youth Gun

Game & Fish Digital Staff

Lightweight, nimble upland shotgun for next generation.

This break-action rifle is a simple, effective option for rimfire plinkers, youth shooters or serious small-game hunters. Guns

Hunting Rifle Review: Traditions Firearms Crackshot

Drew Warden - December 04, 2019

This break-action rifle is a simple, effective option for rimfire plinkers, youth shooters or...

Ammo

Extra rounds close at hand can save your hunt. There are better options than your pockets. Ammo

The Importance of Ammo Maintenance

Richard Mann - December 18, 2019

Extra rounds close at hand can save your hunt. There are better options than your pockets.

Whatever your hunting philosophy, there's a capable deer bullet that fits your needs. Ammo

Best Deer Bullets Anywhere

Joseph von Benedikt - January 23, 2019

Whatever your hunting philosophy, there's a capable deer bullet that fits your needs.

The 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge was originally developed for competitive shooting. Due to its excellent long-range accuracy and low recoil, it was only a matter of time before becoming a popular short-action cartridge for hunters. Here's a list of 6.5 Creedmoor hunting ammo, several options in both factory and custom loads. Ammo

6.5 Creedmoor Ammo for Hunting

Game & Fish Online Staff

The 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge was originally developed for competitive shooting. Due to its...

 Hornady is serious about making sure any friction heat does not melt or deform the bullet tip in Ammo

First Look: Hornady ELD-X Bullet

John Geiger - November 13, 2015

Hornady is serious about making sure any friction heat does not melt or deform the bullet tip...

Optics

Allows hunters to range targets out to 1,800 yards with one of the fastest laser systems on the market. Optics

GPO Introduces RangeTracker 1800 Rangefinder

December 16, 2019

Allows hunters to range targets out to 1,800 yards with one of the fastest laser systems on...

If you're looking buy a new optic, you need to evaluate features to get the most performance for your money. Optics

Hunting Optics: Scoping Out a Deal

Andrew McKean - December 13, 2019

If you're looking buy a new optic, you need to evaluate features to get the most performance...

Here are critical qualities to consider if you're in the market for a rangefinder. Optics

How to Pick the Right Rangefinder

G&F Online Staff - December 13, 2019

Here are critical qualities to consider if you're in the market for a rangefinder.

With numerous riflescopes at various price points sporting different features and benefits, it can be a difficult task finding the perfect optic at the best value; this list will help narrow your search. Optics

7 Best Riflescopes for the Money Available Today

Lynn Burkhead

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Bows

Increase your chances to arrow a trophy whitetail this season. Bows

New Crossbows, Bows for Deer Hunting

Brad Fitzpatrick

Increase your chances to arrow a trophy whitetail this season.

We put the best new compound bows through their paces. Bows

Best-in-Class Compound Bows Put to the Test

Jace Bauserman

We put the best new compound bows through their paces.

Easton will unveil the limited-edition arrows at Archery Trade Association show. Bows

FMJ Legend Highlights Easton's 2020 Offerings

January 07, 2020

Easton will unveil the limited-edition arrows at Archery Trade Association show.

Arrows offer faster, deeper, deadlier performance for bowhunters. Bows

Bowhunting Gear: Easton 5MM Axis Arrows

Arrows offer faster, deeper, deadlier performance for bowhunters.

Crossbows

If you think you may have only one shot, pick up a crossbow like this hunter did. Crossbows

Crossbows: The Lane Bailey Buck

Tracy Breen

If you think you may have only one shot, pick up a crossbow like this hunter did.

What I discovered about the challenges and versatility of crossbow hunting after decades as a vertical-bow hunter. Crossbows

Why I Switched To Crossbows

Terry Madewell

What I discovered about the challenges and versatility of crossbow hunting after decades as a...

Is a $2,000 bow that much better than a $299 model? Crossbows

Crossbows: Is It Worth It?

Jeff Johnston

Is a $2,000 bow that much better than a $299 model?

Are crossbow companies shooting themselves in the foot by promoting their products as long-range capable? Crossbows

Going the Distance with Extended-Reach Crossbows

Jeff Johnston - March 15, 2019

Are crossbow companies shooting themselves in the foot by promoting their products as...

Other Hunting

There's a lot to like about what's new in 2020 Can-Am Defender line. Other Hunting

Can-Am Defender UTVs — Off-Road Tests

Drew Warden - January 17, 2020

There's a lot to like about what's new in 2020 Can-Am Defender line.

Looking for last-minute gift ideas for a special hunter? Academy Sports + Outdoors has your gift-giving needs covered in the store and online! Other Hunting

Eleventh Hour Gift Guide for Hunters

Lynn Burkhead - December 17, 2019

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Academy Sports
Before changing components on your hunting & fishing truck, consider the consequences. Other Hunting

To Mod or Not to Mod Your Four-Wheel-Drive Truck

Jonathan Hanson - December 11, 2019

Before changing components on your hunting & fishing truck, consider the consequences.

Our editors share their picks for the hunter or angler on your holiday gift list. Other Hunting

Game & Fish Editors Choice Christmas Wish List 2019

G&F Online Staff - December 10, 2019

Our editors share their picks for the hunter or angler on your holiday gift list.

Rods

Here are some of the newest and best tough enough to battle trophy catfish. Rods

Great Catfish Rods and Reels for 2019

Keith Sutton - June 19, 2019

Here are some of the newest and best tough enough to battle trophy catfish.

'Here's a quick look at some rods and reels options for smallmouth bass fishing in Rods

Affordable Options: Smallmouth Bass Rods & Reels

M.D. Johnson - June 22, 2018

'Here's a quick look at some rods and reels options for smallmouth bass fishing in

Here's a look at some of the best largemouth bass rods and reels'for 2018, as featured in Game Rods

Largemouth Bass Rods and Reels for 2018

Game & Fish Online Staff - June 19, 2018

Here's a look at some of the best largemouth bass rods and reels'for 2018, as featured in Game

Catfish rods are among the broadest categories of new products released this year ' no longer do you have to use a walleye, salmon or bass rod for your fishing. Rods

New Rods for Catfish Anglers

Keith 'Catfish' Sutton, WorldFishingNetwork.com

Catfish rods are among the broadest categories of new products released this year ' no longer...

Reels

We pick the best combinations for different fishing styles. Reels

Gear Reviews: 6 Killer Rod-and-Reel Combos

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn - April 09, 2019

We pick the best combinations for different fishing styles.

In our extensive tackle testing, we found this spinning rod and reel to be great choices. Reels

G&F Great Buy: Best Value Spinning Rod & Reel

Dr. Todd Kuhn - March 19, 2019

In our extensive tackle testing, we found this spinning rod and reel to be great choices.

Our six expert anglers tested more than 50 rods and reels over the course of three days in the Louisiana bayou. Reels

G&F Editor's Choice: Best Spinning Rod & Reel 2019

Dr. Todd Kuhn - March 12, 2019

Our six expert anglers tested more than 50 rods and reels over the course of three days in the...

Check out how the Denali Fission and Academy Mettle HD fared against other new-for-2019 baitcasting gear. Reels

Baitcaster Showdown: G&F Great Buy Rod and Reel 2019

G&F Editors - February 22, 2019

Check out how the Denali Fission and Academy Mettle HD fared against other new-for-2019...

Baits & Lures

With or without a minnow, here are four crappie-lure must-haves. Baits & Lures

Gear Trend: Great Crappie Jigs & Grubs

Keith Sutton - August 29, 2019

With or without a minnow, here are four crappie-lure must-haves.

Major League Fishing professionals Brent Ehrler and Wesley Strader'rely on these go-to baits Baits & Lures

Go-To Bass Baits of the Pros: Brent Ehrler, Wesley Strader

Game & Fish Staff - March 29, 2018

Major League Fishing professionals Brent Ehrler and Wesley Strader'rely on these go-to baits

With bass fishing heating up at various power plant bass lakes this winter, here are five baits bass fishing pro Kelly Jordon never leaves home without Baits & Lures

Kelly Jordon's 5 Best Bass Baits for Wintertime Power Plant Lake Fishing

Lynn Burkhead, OSG Senior Digital Editor

With bass fishing heating up at various power plant bass lakes this winter, here are five...

For your best shot at catching two bass with one bait and one cast, prop baits are the answer. Baits & Lures

Prop Baits: Bass Catchers Extraordinaire

Keith 'Catfish' Sutton, WorldFishingNetwork.com

For your best shot at catching two bass with one bait and one cast, prop baits are the answer.

Boats

Expanded line has a wide range of outputs sure to please many boaters. Boats

Evinrude Launches New 3-Cylinder E-TEC G2 Models

Drew Warden - June 12, 2019

Expanded line has a wide range of outputs sure to please many boaters.

We reviewed these new boats that stand out for value, reliability and made-for-fishing action. Boats

Great New Fishing Boats for Southern Comfort

G&F Editors - February 21, 2019

We reviewed these new boats that stand out for value, reliability and made-for-fishing action.

As we gear up for spring, we checked out the newest multi-species vessels for serious anglers. Boats

2019 Boats: 4 Multi-Species Fishing Machines

G&F Staff - February 20, 2019

As we gear up for spring, we checked out the newest multi-species vessels for serious anglers.

The increasing popularity of longer, faster center-console fishing boats is fueling the drive for more powerful outboards. Boats

Battle of the Biggest Outboards Levels Up

John Geiger - September 10, 2018

The increasing popularity of longer, faster center-console fishing boats is fueling the drive...

Other Fishing

If you're looking for a last-minute Christmas deal here's one to consider. Other Fishing

Stocking Stuffer for Anglers from LureLock

December 17, 2018

If you're looking for a last-minute Christmas deal here's one to consider.

If you are looking for a lightweight fishing boat that is affordable yet tough, you may want to consider the Intex Excursion Pro Inflatable Kayak. Other Fishing

Intex Excursion Pro Inflatable Fishing Kayak – Tough, Affordable and Safe

Brandi Rollins - September 30, 2019

If you are looking for a lightweight fishing boat that is affordable yet tough, you may want...

Hot item from ICAST 2019. In Orlando is now ready to ship. Other Fishing

Lure Lock's Ultra Thin Box for Stickbaits, Shallow Cranks

September 25, 2019

Hot item from ICAST 2019. In Orlando is now ready to ship.

Hook + Gaff covers whitetail hunting to fly fishing, and everything in between. Other Fishing

New Field Watch Built for Hunting, Fishing

Hook + Gaff covers whitetail hunting to fly fishing, and everything in between.

Coolers

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

First Look: Yeti V Series Cooler

Jessyca Sortillon - November 22, 2019

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

If you're looking for an affordable rotomolded cooler, visit Academy Sports + Outdoors for options that won't break the bank. Coolers

10 Hard-Sided Coolers for Under $200

Lynn Burkhead

Sponsored By
Academy Sports
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 system Coolers

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

Jessyca Sortillon

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

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

New Coolers for 2019

Jessyca Sortillon

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

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