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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

Game & Fish Staff - February 16, 2021

Taurus announces expansion of premiere hunting revolver.

The Traditions Pursuit XT will be available in many configurations for 2021.Traditions Introduces Next Gen of Pursuit Muzzleloader Series

Traditions Introduces Next Gen of Pursuit Muzzleloader Series

Game and Fish Staff - January 19, 2021

The Traditions Pursuit XT will be available in many configurations for 2021.

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An unusual deer hunting rifle: A good bullet placed properly is really all that's needed.Why Not Use a .357 Mag Rifle for Whitetails?

Why Not Use a .357 Mag Rifle for Whitetails?

Richard Mann - November 23, 2020

An unusual deer hunting rifle: A good bullet placed properly is really all that's needed.

Daisy Christmas Dream Red Ryder BB gun offers fun, educational for young shooters.New Special Edition Air Gun is a Christmas Dream Come True

New Special Edition Air Gun is a Christmas Dream Come True

Game & Fish Staff - November 11, 2020

Daisy Christmas Dream Red Ryder BB gun offers fun, educational for young shooters.

Ammo

Several Midwestern states now permit hunters to use centerfire, straight-wall cartridges during deer seasons that were previously limited to muzzleloaders and shotguns.Straight-Wall Rifle Cartridges: Deer Hunting Advantages

Straight-Wall Rifle Cartridges: Deer Hunting Advantages

Adam Heggenstaller

Several Midwestern states now permit hunters to use centerfire, straight-wall cartridges...

How much emphasis should you place on a bullet's BC?Bullet Ballistic Coefficient: When It Matters for Hunters

Bullet Ballistic Coefficient: When It Matters for Hunters

Richard Mann - March 23, 2020

How much emphasis should you place on a bullet's BC?

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The key to dropping coyotes quickly is a bullet with dramatic expansion at moderate and long ranges.What to Look for in Ammo for Predator Hunting

What to Look for in Ammo for Predator Hunting

Richard Mann - February 12, 2020

The key to dropping coyotes quickly is a bullet with dramatic expansion at moderate and long...

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

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.

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

Game & Fish Staff - February 12, 2021

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

Match a scope to hunt conditions, not a misguided desire for extreme magnificationPick the Proper Power in Your Riflescope

Pick the Proper Power in Your Riflescope

Richard Mann - September 01, 2020

Match a scope to hunt conditions, not a misguided desire for extreme magnification

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Not all eye protection is created equal. Here's what to consider to find the best glasses for shooting.A Close Look at Shooting Glasses

A Close Look at Shooting Glasses

Richard Mann

Not all eye protection is created equal. Here's what to consider to find the best glasses for...

German Precision Optics' 10x50 RangeGuide and Rangetracker 1800 are new for 2020.New GPO Rangefinders Available Soon

New GPO Rangefinders Available Soon

April 08, 2020

German Precision Optics' 10x50 RangeGuide and Rangetracker 1800 are new for 2020.

Bows

Every bowhunter should be able to handle four key tasks in setting up a compound.Setting Up a Compound Bow: You Can Do This

Setting Up a Compound Bow: You Can Do This

Tony Hansen - January 08, 2021

Every bowhunter should be able to handle four key tasks in setting up a compound.

Here are 10 essential items to put in your compound bow repair kit.Bow First Aid: What You Need to Fix Malfunctions in the Field

Bow First Aid: What You Need to Fix Malfunctions in the Field

Bob Robb - January 08, 2021

Here are 10 essential items to put in your compound bow repair kit.

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More visible arrow flight to your intended target.New Archery Gear: Easton 6.5 Whiteout Carbon Arrows

New Archery Gear: Easton 6.5 Whiteout Carbon Arrows

Game and Fish Staff - December 16, 2020

More visible arrow flight to your intended target.

New for 2021, the 4MM AXIS will offer bowhunters even more of what they want in a micro-diameter arrow.Easton Archery Rolls Out 4MM AXIS Long-Range Arrows

Easton Archery Rolls Out 4MM AXIS Long-Range Arrows

Game and Fish Staff - November 23, 2020

New for 2021, the 4MM AXIS will offer bowhunters even more of what they want in a...

Crossbows

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

Game and Fish Staff - December 29, 2020

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

HyperFlite arrows improve accuracy, penetration.Barnett's Breakthrough Small-Diameter Crossbow Arrow

Barnett's Breakthrough Small-Diameter Crossbow Arrow

Game and Fish Staff - December 09, 2020

HyperFlite arrows improve accuracy, penetration.

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Smart technology offers crossbow hunters instantaneous decision making capabilities.Field Tested: TenPoint's Vapor RS470 XERO Proves Itself on Ohio Hunt

Field Tested: TenPoint's Vapor RS470 XERO Proves Itself on Ohio Hunt

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn - November 18, 2020

Smart technology offers crossbow hunters instantaneous decision making capabilities.

Partnered with Garmin's revolutionary Xero X1i scope, there's no other crossbow package like it.TenPoint Vapor RS470 XERO: First Crossbow with Rangefinding Scope

TenPoint Vapor RS470 XERO: First Crossbow with Rangefinding Scope

Game & Fish Staff - November 10, 2020

Partnered with Garmin's revolutionary Xero X1i scope, there's no other crossbow package like...

Other Hunting

Designed for nearly any hunting situation and firearm, as well as crossbows.Swagger's QD42 and QD72 Bipods: A Hunter's Best Friend

Swagger's QD42 and QD72 Bipods: A Hunter's Best Friend

Game & Fish Staff - March 01, 2021

Designed for nearly any hunting situation and firearm, as well as crossbows.

ALPS OutdoorZ's new-for-2021 Impulse brings stealth, easy-of-access in all-day pack.New Hunting Pack Designed with Whitetail Hunters in Mind

New Hunting Pack Designed with Whitetail Hunters in Mind

Game & Fish Staff - February 26, 2021

ALPS OutdoorZ's new-for-2021 Impulse brings stealth, easy-of-access in all-day pack.

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From first cut to over-seeding the Firminator G3 is a great option.Food-Plot Help: Full Line Overview from Firminator

Food-Plot Help: Full Line Overview from Firminator

Game & Fish Staff - February 25, 2021

From first cut to over-seeding the Firminator G3 is a great option.

Smart, versatile, comfortable gear just in time for spring turkey hunting.Nomad Introduces New-for-2021 Turkey Vests, Apparel

Nomad Introduces New-for-2021 Turkey Vests, Apparel

Game & Fish Staff - February 24, 2021

Smart, versatile, comfortable gear just in time for spring turkey hunting.

Rods

A custom rod can be affordable and enjoyable to build when you use a kit that comes with everything needed for the job.DIY: Build Your Rod, Your Way in 11 Steps

DIY: Build Your Rod, Your Way in 11 Steps

Bryce M. Towsley - December 25, 2020

A custom rod can be affordable and enjoyable to build when you use a kit that comes with...

Stuck inside? Mud Hole makes rod-building simple and fun for novice rod builders.Mud Hole MHX Rod Building Kits: Field-Tested

Mud Hole MHX Rod Building Kits: Field-Tested

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn - July 21, 2020

Stuck inside? Mud Hole makes rod-building simple and fun for novice rod builders.

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To pick the perfect bass fishing rod you must understand action and power.What Do Those Bass Rod Ratings Mean?

What Do Those Bass Rod Ratings Mean?

Josh Ward - March 16, 2020

To pick the perfect bass fishing rod you must understand action and power.

Here are some of the newest and best tough enough to battle trophy catfish.Great Catfish Rods and Reels for 2019

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.

Reels

You can improve a lure's effectiveness with the right reel speed.What You Need to Know About Gear Ratio

What You Need to Know About Gear Ratio

David Johnson

You can improve a lure's effectiveness with the right reel speed.

We pick the best combinations for different fishing styles.Gear Reviews: 6 Killer Rod-and-Reel Combos

Gear Reviews: 6 Killer Rod-and-Reel Combos

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn - April 09, 2019

We pick the best combinations for different fishing styles.

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In our extensive tackle testing, we found this spinning rod and reel to be great choices.G&F Great Buy: Best Value Spinning Rod & Reel

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

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...

Baits & Lures

Addition of steel ball creates loud hard-rattling sound bass find irresistible.New for 2021: SPRO Updates Little John 50 Crankbaits

New for 2021: SPRO Updates Little John 50 Crankbaits

Game and Fish Staff - January 04, 2021

Addition of steel ball creates loud hard-rattling sound bass find irresistible.

A quick look at offerings from SPRO for 2020-21.New from ICAST: Rattle Little John; Essential Series

New from ICAST: Rattle Little John; Essential Series

Game & Fish Staff - July 13, 2020

A quick look at offerings from SPRO for 2020-21.

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In order to be successful in the summer months when fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass, an angler will need a variety of lures to be successful as the sun shines and temperatures rise.5 Best Bass Lures for Summer

5 Best Bass Lures for Summer

Lynn Burkhead

In order to be successful in the summer months when fishing for largemouth and smallmouth...

With or without a minnow, here are four crappie-lure must-haves.Gear Trend: Great Crappie Jigs & Grubs

Gear Trend: Great Crappie Jigs & Grubs

Keith Sutton - August 29, 2019

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

Boats

Advancements in anchor systems, electronics and trolling motors have made fishing boat control easier than ever.Boat Control at the Push of a Button

Boat Control at the Push of a Button

Dr. Jason A. Halfen - June 04, 2020

Advancements in anchor systems, electronics and trolling motors have made fishing boat control...

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We got an advanced look at 8 new fishing boats — What sets them apart?2020 Boats, Motors and Electronics Reviews

2020 Boats, Motors and Electronics Reviews

Dr. Jason Halfen - March 09, 2020

We got an advanced look at 8 new fishing boats — What sets them apart?

Expanded line has a wide range of outputs sure to please many boaters.Evinrude Launches New 3-Cylinder E-TEC G2 Models

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.

Other Fishing

A proper landing net will ensure any fish released will survive for another day.New for 2021: Frabill Floating Trout Net Family

New for 2021: Frabill Floating Trout Net Family

Game & Fish Staff - February 22, 2021

A proper landing net will ensure any fish released will survive for another day.

New collection includes rugged backpacks, duffels, soft and hard-sided luggage for both everyday use and epic adventures.First Look: Yeti Launches Premium Bags and Luggage

First Look: Yeti Launches Premium Bags and Luggage

Game & Fish Staff - February 18, 2021

New collection includes rugged backpacks, duffels, soft and hard-sided luggage for both...

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Make your ice-fishing time more productive with these new gear items.New Hard-Core Hardwater Fishing Gear

New Hard-Core Hardwater Fishing Gear

Drew Warden - January 06, 2021

Make your ice-fishing time more productive with these new gear items.

Gill's new rain suit offers a dry day on the water at any speed.Field Test: Gill Pro Tournament 3-Layer Jacket & Bib

Field Test: Gill Pro Tournament 3-Layer Jacket & Bib

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn - December 11, 2020

Gill's new rain suit offers a dry day on the water at any speed.

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

Game & Fish Digital Staff - February 07, 2020

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

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

First Look: Yeti V Series Cooler

Jessyca Sortillon - November 22, 2019

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

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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

Lynn Burkhead

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

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

Jessyca Sortillon

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

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