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Carp Busting: Quality Gear is Key to Your Best Bowfishing

A bow has to work with an individual in fit and performance, and if it doesn't, the whole process suffers.

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Big Game

Rocky Mountain Elk Forecast 2019

Whitetail

Patterning Bachelor Bucks

Forecasts

Turkey season is here. Here's what Missouri hunters should expect going into April. Forecast

Missouri Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

Tony Kalna Jr

Turkey season is here. Here's what Missouri hunters should expect going into April.

Last year hunters had the best season in 15 years. Find out what's in store for this year. Forecast

West Virginia Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

Bruce Ingram

Last year hunters had the best season in 15 years. Find out what's in store for this year.

Both Mississippi and Louisiana are poised to have strong seasons this year. Forecast

Mississippi, Louisiana Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

Glynn Harris

Both Mississippi and Louisiana are poised to have strong seasons this year.

Whitetail

Deer hunters rave about rut hunting, but patterning big bucks while they're still hanging out with their buddies can be easier—and more effective. Whitetail

Patterning Bachelor Bucks

Jace Bauserman - September 17, 2019

Deer hunters rave about rut hunting, but patterning big bucks while they're still hanging out...

Early season is a fantastic time to tag a great deer. Here is where to focus your energy. Whitetail

Setups For Early Season Bowhunting Success

Jace Bauserman - September 16, 2019

Early season is a fantastic time to tag a great deer. Here is where to focus your energy.

Buying organic meat at the grocery store is a booming business; while some families haven't had the option to eat healthier protein, hunting families have been eating organic for a long, long time. Whitetail

Venison, Other Wild Game Meat: Is It Really Organic?

Jenny Nguyen-Wheatley

Buying organic meat at the grocery store is a booming business; while some families haven't...

Big Game

Here's where the experts think hunters will find the biggest bulls this season. Big Game

Rocky Mountain Elk Forecast 2019

Roger Wheaton - September 20, 2019

Here's where the experts think hunters will find the biggest bulls this season.

Light gear that's heavy with features but built for the long haul. Big Game

Mule Deer Hunting Gear Choices for 2019

Gary Lewis - August 26, 2019

Light gear that's heavy with features but built for the long haul.

Bow, rifle and late-season hunting each call for their own strategies. Big Game

Pattern Perfectly for Big Elk Hunting Reward

Andrew McKean - August 13, 2019

Bow, rifle and late-season hunting each call for their own strategies.

Predator

Summer is prime time to get after aggressive coyotes. Try these tactics for consistent success. Predator

Expert Tactics for Open-Country Coyotes

Scott Haugen - July 23, 2019

Summer is prime time to get after aggressive coyotes. Try these tactics for consistent...

Want to kill more 'yotes this season? Follow these tips and learn how to be a more proficient coyote hunter. Predator

5 Tips to Better Coyote Hunting

Brad Fitzpatrick - January 31, 2019

Want to kill more 'yotes this season? Follow these tips and learn how to be a more proficient...

 Focusing on coyote behavior is just one key to success when hunting them in the West's vast Predator

Western Coyotes: Focus on Behavior, Scouting, Approach

Scott Haugen - July 05, 2018

Focusing on coyote behavior is just one key to success when hunting them in the West's vast

Hogs

He's out there, the wild boar of every hunter's dreams. Hogs

'Wild Boar Fever X' Debuts on MOTV July 8

G&F Online Staff - July 02, 2019

He's out there, the wild boar of every hunter's dreams.

Try these tips to improve your wild boar hunting skill set. Hogs

Quick Tips: How to Spot and Stalk a Hog

Ian Nance - May 28, 2019

Try these tips to improve your wild boar hunting skill set.

Shooting hogs on the run requires a trained eye and the right gear. Here's how to set up for success. Hogs

Hogs on the Run: How to Take Accurate Shots

October 30, 2018

Shooting hogs on the run requires a trained eye and the right gear. Here's how to set up for...

Small Game

From curs to feists, squirrel dogs come in various forms. But the best ones come from good bloodlines. Small Game

3 Steps to Training a Squirrel Dog

Justin Goethe - June 27, 2019

From curs to feists, squirrel dogs come in various forms. But the best ones come from good...

Kentucky offers many hunting opportunities, and with the cooler weather comes the desire to get out and pursue game.  Small Game

Kentucky's Fall Hunting Roundup 2018

Ken McBroom - November 26, 2018

Kentucky offers many hunting opportunities, and with the cooler weather comes the desire to...

The Cotton State is blessed with more than 750,000 acres of public lands where hunters can pursue way more than just deer. Small Game

Alabama Abundance

John N. Felsher - November 22, 2018

The Cotton State is blessed with more than 750,000 acres of public lands where hunters can...

Turkey

Suddenly, .410s and 28 gauges are legitimate turkey hunting options. Turkey

Tungsten Super Shot Takes Over Turkey Shells

Brian Lovett - August 26, 2019

Suddenly, .410s and 28 gauges are legitimate turkey hunting options.

Three ways to stay in the game for gobblers. Turkey

Turkeys After Rush Hour

Terry Madewell

Three ways to stay in the game for gobblers.

Scenes from afield: Game & Fish Photo Editor Ron Sinfelt shares photos of scouting with his dog Oreo. Turkey

Turkey Scouting with a Man and His Dog

Ron Sinfelt

Scenes from afield: Game & Fish Photo Editor Ron Sinfelt shares photos of scouting with his...

Upland

Lightweight, nimble upland shotgun for next generation. Upland

New CZ Quail: Pheasants Forever's Top Youth Gun

September 11, 2019

Lightweight, nimble upland shotgun for next generation.

Lone Star State wingshooters could have a stellar season, especially in the south. Upland

Texas Hunters Can Expect Banner Dove Season for 2019

Lynn Burkhead - September 09, 2019

Lone Star State wingshooters could have a stellar season, especially in the south.

Be sneaky, hunt into the wind and know a rooster's routine. Upland

Patterning Mr. Ringneck: The Essence of Pheasant Hunting

M.D. Johnson - September 05, 2019

Be sneaky, hunt into the wind and know a rooster's routine.

Waterfowl

Get ready for duck season with these five great shotshell options. Waterfowl

Non-Toxic Innovations in Waterfowl Ammo

M.D. Johnson - September 11, 2019

Get ready for duck season with these five great shotshell options.

Are you using the right hen-to-drake ratio in your spread? It could make all the difference. Waterfowl

Three Better Approaches to Mallard Hunting

M.D. Johnson - August 28, 2019

Are you using the right hen-to-drake ratio in your spread? It could make all the difference.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service duck breeding population numbers are down again, but above long-term average. Waterfowl

USFWS 2019 Duck Population Status Report

Lynn Burkhead - August 19, 2019

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service duck breeding population numbers are down again, but above...

News

'Next year, we're going to need a bigger boat' News

Their First Gator Was Huge, Even With Missing Tail

G&F Online - September 17, 2019

'Next year, we're going to need a bigger boat'

Reality-based hunting series debuted this summer. News

GPO Announces 'Huntsman' TV Show Sponsorship

September 16, 2019

Reality-based hunting series debuted this summer.

Readers will find new look, new features beginning in September issues. News

New Game & Fish Coming Your Way

Michael F.X. Cassidy - August 01, 2019

Readers will find new look, new features beginning in September issues.

Stories

From a world-record crappie to the best gear of the year, these hunting and fishing articles were most popular with our readers. Stories

Game & Fish's Top 10 Stories of 2018

G&F Online Staff - December 24, 2018

From a world-record crappie to the best gear of the year, these hunting and fishing articles...

Here's a look at some of coyote hunting rifles and shot gun featured in this summer's Game & Fish 2018 Gear Guide magazine. Stories

Gear Reviews: New Coyote Hunting Rifles, Shotguns

Game & Fish Online Staff - September 07, 2018

Here's a look at some of coyote hunting rifles and shot gun featured in this summer's Game &...

Behind the Badge is a regular series of perspective stories by Oklahoma game warden Carlos Gomez. In this article, Gomez recounts his experiences from his first nighttime poaching bust. Stories

Behind the Badge: A Warden's First Night-Poaching Bust

Game & Fish Online Staff - July 30, 2018

Behind the Badge is a regular series of perspective stories by Oklahoma game warden Carlos...

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