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This may be the bolt-action that finally turns American hunters on to the straight-pull rifle.Range Report: Savage Impulse Bolt-Action Rifle

Range Report: Savage Impulse Bolt-Action Rifle

This may be the bolt-action that finally turns American hunters on to the straight-pull rifle.

Adam Heggenstaller

Cheek weld probably isn't your primary concern when selecting a hunting rifle, but maybe it should be.Shooting Skills: Check Your Cheek on a New Hunting Rifle

Shooting Skills: Check Your Cheek on a New Hunting Rifle

Cheek weld probably isn't your primary concern when selecting a hunting rifle, but maybe it

Richard Mann

Lightweight and accurate, the Waypoint raises the bar for hunting rifle performance.Range Report: Springfield Armory Model 2020 Waypoint

Range Report: Springfield Armory Model 2020 Waypoint

Lightweight and accurate, the Waypoint raises the bar for hunting rifle performance.

Richard Mann

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

Ammo

The next gen of Big Green's iconic deer hunting ammunition has improved accuracy and terminal performance.First Look: Remington Debuts Core-Lokt Tipped Ammo

First Look: Remington Debuts Core-Lokt Tipped Ammo

The next gen of Big Green's iconic deer hunting ammunition has improved accuracy and terminal

Game & Fish Staff

Winchester's new big-game cartridge brings impressive long-range ballistics to short-action rifles.Field Tested: Winchester's New 6.8 Western Cartridge

Field Tested: Winchester's New 6.8 Western Cartridge

Winchester's new big-game cartridge brings impressive long-range ballistics to short-action

Drew Warden

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

Optics

Newest advancements offer archers an intuitive setup, advanced accuracy.Garmin Adds Features to Digital Bow Sight Series: Xero A1i Pro

Garmin Adds Features to Digital Bow Sight Series: Xero A1i Pro

Newest advancements offer archers an intuitive setup, advanced accuracy.

Game & Fish Staff

Bushnell's new-for-2021 Fusion X binocular and Prime 1800 are the latest optics that will change the way you hunt.After 25 Years, Bushnell Continues to Pioneer Rangefinder Innovation

After 25 Years, Bushnell Continues to Pioneer Rangefinder Innovation

Bushnell's new-for-2021 Fusion X binocular and Prime 1800 are the latest optics that will

Andrew McKean

Hunting-gear review: An inside look at the most innovative crossbow scope ever conceived.Absolute Xero: Laser-Guided Arrows at Push of Button

Absolute Xero: Laser-Guided Arrows at Push of Button

Hunting-gear review: An inside look at the most innovative crossbow scope ever conceived.

Brad Fenson

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

Bows

Newest advancements offer archers an intuitive setup, advanced accuracy.Garmin Adds Features to Digital Bow Sight Series: Xero A1i Pro

Garmin Adds Features to Digital Bow Sight Series: Xero A1i Pro

Newest advancements offer archers an intuitive setup, advanced accuracy.

Game & Fish Staff

Downsizing has its advantages in the field and these models prove good things come in small packages.Best Compact Crossbows, Compounds for Quick, Accurate Hunting

Best Compact Crossbows, Compounds for Quick, Accurate Hunting

Downsizing has its advantages in the field and these models prove good things come in small

Game & Fish Staff

It turns out that some tried-and-true September tactics aren't exactly true.Early Season Bowhunting Myths Busted

Early Season Bowhunting Myths Busted

It turns out that some tried-and-true September tactics aren't exactly true.

Tony Hansen

Wanting to tune, tinker, and test your archery equipment without taking a trip to the pro shop? Great. Here's what to know.DIY Garage Bow Mechanic: Tools Needed, How to Get Started

DIY Garage Bow Mechanic: Tools Needed, How to Get Started

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

Jace Bauserman

Check out some of the compound bows from this year's ATA Show.New Compound Bows for 2021

New Compound Bows for 2021

Check out some of the compound bows from this year's ATA Show.

Game and Fish Staff

Crossbows

Shooting 410 fps, the new-for-2021 crossbow has size, speed, comfort at great price point.Hunting Gear Overview: TenPoint Siege RS410 Crossbow

Hunting Gear Overview: TenPoint Siege RS410 Crossbow

Shooting 410 fps, the new-for-2021 crossbow has size, speed, comfort at great price point.

Game & Fish Staff

Hunting-gear review: An inside look at the most innovative crossbow scope ever conceived.Absolute Xero: Laser-Guided Arrows at Push of Button

Absolute Xero: Laser-Guided Arrows at Push of Button

Hunting-gear review: An inside look at the most innovative crossbow scope ever conceived.

Brad Fenson

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

Other Hunting

Is a purpose-built electric hunting bike right for you? Here are some things to consider when deciding.8 Reasons to Buy a Hunting E-Bike

8 Reasons to Buy a Hunting E-Bike

Is a purpose-built electric hunting bike right for you? Here are some things to consider when

Drew Warden

Review: Garmin's new dog tracking and training unit for upland bird hunters and hound enthusiasts.Small and Light, Garmin Alpha 10 is Big on Features

Small and Light, Garmin Alpha 10 is Big on Features

Review: Garmin's new dog tracking and training unit for upland bird hunters and hound

Kali Parmley

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

Cell-Cam Revolution: 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

Rods

Mud Hole Education Program brings rod building to students all across America.Custom Rods, Fishing Passions Built in Hands-On Program

Custom Rods, Fishing Passions Built in Hands-On Program

Mud Hole Education Program brings rod building to students all across America.

Game & Fish Staff

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

Reels

The brainchild of a Texas watchmaker became the first fishing reel of countless anglers.Fishing Gear Icon: How the Zebco 33 Changed the World

Fishing Gear Icon: How the Zebco 33 Changed the World

The brainchild of a Texas watchmaker became the first fishing reel of countless anglers.

Colin Moore

Here are the latest spinning and baitcasting reels unveiled at the iconic fishing show in Orlando.Best New Fishing Reels from ICAST 2021

Best New Fishing Reels from ICAST 2021

Here are the latest spinning and baitcasting reels unveiled at the iconic fishing show in

Game & Fish Staff

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

Baits & Lures

Sometimes going small with your baits leads to steady action on trout, bass and crappies.Fishing Tips & Tactics: Small Lures for Big Bites

Fishing Tips & Tactics: Small Lures for Big Bites

Sometimes going small with your baits leads to steady action on trout, bass and crappies.

Frank Sargeant

From topwaters to deep jigs, here's what's new to put bass in the boat now and into early fall.32 Lures, Tactics to Catch Late-Summer Bass

32 Lures, Tactics to Catch Late-Summer Bass

From topwaters to deep jigs, here's what's new to put bass in the boat now and into early fall.

Drew Warden

See the Berkley swimbaits, jerkbaits, soft plastics and more from ICAST 2021 in Orlando (Videos).Fresh New-for-2021 Fishing Lures from Berkley

Fresh New-for-2021 Fishing Lures from Berkley

See the Berkley swimbaits, jerkbaits, soft plastics and more from ICAST 2021 in Orlando

Scott Bernarde

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

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

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

Consider the following important factors in selecting an appropriate model.Kayak Fishing for Catfish

Kayak Fishing for Catfish

Consider the following important factors in selecting an appropriate model.

Steve Ryan

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

Other Fishing

First NRA, now IFTD fly-fishing trade show in October is called off as COVID-19 surges seen.Raging Delta Variant Cancels Another Outdoors Trade Show

Raging Delta Variant Cancels Another Outdoors Trade Show

First NRA, now IFTD fly-fishing trade show in October is called off as COVID-19 surges seen.

Lynn Burkhead

Here's how to use forward-facing sonar to your advantage, in tournaments and on local waters.Eyes Forward: See Bass on Screen, Put Fish in Livewell

Eyes Forward: See Bass on Screen, Put Fish in Livewell

Here's how to use forward-facing sonar to your advantage, in tournaments and on local waters.

Shane Beilue

Take your pick from these brand-new mono, fluorocarbon and braided lines.What's Your Line? New Fishing Line from ICAST 2021

What's Your Line? New Fishing Line from ICAST 2021

Take your pick from these brand-new mono, fluorocarbon and braided lines.

Game & Fish Staff

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

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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