Stories

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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Turkey

Tools for Toms: New Turkey Hunting Gear

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.

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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.

Where you hunt this spring is critical. Here are the top public-land picks for each part of the state. Forecast

Kentucky Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

Richard Hines

Where you hunt this spring is critical. Here are the top public-land picks for each part of...

Whitetail

Amid CWD concerns, the evolving regulation of attractants may change the way you hunt. Whitetail

Deer-Urine Bans: The New Normal?

Carolee Anita Boyles - March 27, 2020

Amid CWD concerns, the evolving regulation of attractants may change the way you hunt.

Advice can be tough to follow when a whitetail is on the ground. Whitetail

The Shakes: When a 6-Pointer Becomes a 3-Pointer

Jeff Johnston - March 12, 2020

Advice can be tough to follow when a whitetail is on the ground.

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Most major deer-urine scent companies are adopting the technology. Whitetail

Commercial CWD Test for Deer Scents Available, in Wide Use

Game & Fish Digital Staff - February 20, 2020

Most major deer-urine scent companies are adopting the technology.

Winter is here. Focus on these frozen food sources to improve your chances of scoring a giant buck. Whitetail

Focus on Frozen Food for Winter Deer

Bob Robb - December 27, 2019

Winter is here. Focus on these frozen food sources to improve your chances of scoring a giant...

Big Game

Said the hunter: ‘We knew he was big, but not world-record big.' Big Game

World Record Rocky Mountain Goat Approved by Pope & Young

Game & Fish Digital Staff - February 20, 2020

Said the hunter: ‘We knew he was big, but not world-record big.'

Post-rut bulls feel the thunder from pickups on forest roads and are gone ... but are they? Big Game

Hunting Elk When They're Hard to Find

Wayne van Zwoll

Post-rut bulls feel the thunder from pickups on forest roads and are gone ... but are they?

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Get close by following these tips from lessons learned the hard way. Big Game

Stalking Secrets for Open-Country Mule Deer

Andrew McKean - November 06, 2019

Get close by following these tips from lessons learned the hard way.

With populations at all-time highs across much of the region and expanded seasons in some areas, hunters should find plenty of bears this fall. Big Game

Eastern U.S. Bear Report 2019

Al Raychard

With populations at all-time highs across much of the region and expanded seasons in some...

Predator

Try these two killer tactics for taking Southern coyotes. Predator

Put the Freeze on Cold-Weather Coyotes

Stephen D. Carpenteri - March 10, 2020

Try these two killer tactics for taking Southern coyotes.

In the South a mix of woods, swamps and ag fields attracts all kinds of small mammals and birds—and coyotes. Predator

Winter Hunting Tactics for Southern Coyotes

Stephen D. Carpenteri - February 07, 2020

In the South a mix of woods, swamps and ag fields attracts all kinds of small mammals and...

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Coyotes living close to humans are good at avoiding contact, which makes them even more difficult to hunt. Predator

Sneaky Tips to Trick Close-to-Home Predators

Andrew McKean - February 04, 2020

Coyotes living close to humans are good at avoiding contact, which makes them even more...

Here's insider information on how to improve your chances of grounding more predators this winter. Predator

Techy Tips for Wary Predators

Brad Fenson - January 29, 2020

Here's insider information on how to improve your chances of grounding more predators this...

Hogs

As winter food sources dwindle, hogs move more often. Here's how to be at the right place at the right time. Hogs

Proven Cold-Weather Hog-Hunting Tactics

Terry Madewell - February 28, 2020

As winter food sources dwindle, hogs move more often. Here's how to be at the right place at...

Fall hunting isn't just for deer; it's prime for pork as well. Hogs

High Time for Hog Hunting

Terry Madwell - November 07, 2019

Fall hunting isn't just for deer; it's prime for pork as well.

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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.

Small Game

A careful still-hunting approach can put plenty of cottontails and snowshoes in your game bag. Small Game

No Rabbit Dog? No Problem

Stephen Carpenteri - December 19, 2019

A careful still-hunting approach can put plenty of cottontails and snowshoes in your game bag.

If you're lucky enough to be invited by a tried-and-true hound man, here's what to expect when the tailgate drops. Small Game

Basic Beagling Etiquette for Rabbit Hunting

Stephen D. Carpenteri - December 05, 2019

If you're lucky enough to be invited by a tried-and-true hound man, here's what to expect when...

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Find the right food sources and you can have hours of fun stalking bushytails. Small Game

Zero in on Fall Squirrels

Larry Case - September 24, 2019

Find the right food sources and you can have hours of fun stalking bushytails.

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...

Turkey

Putting in the work can make all the difference when it comes to filling a turkey tag. Turkey

Top 10 Wild Turkey Hunting Tips

Scott Haugen

Putting in the work can make all the difference when it comes to filling a turkey tag.

A new spring brings new guns and gear for working on gobblers. Turkey

Tools for Toms: New Turkey Hunting Gear

Game & Fish Staff - April 01, 2020

A new spring brings new guns and gear for working on gobblers.

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Delta McKenzie's line is available in four realistic models. Turkey

3D Turkey Targets for Spring Practice

March 24, 2020

Delta McKenzie's line is available in four realistic models.

Want to play the right tune while turkey hunting this spring? Understand which type of call is best for you. Turkey

Turkey Calls: Choose the Right Instrument

M.D. Johnson - March 23, 2020

Want to play the right tune while turkey hunting this spring? Understand which type of call is...

Upland

South Dakota's milo fields tell stories of decades-old tradition. Upland

Welcome to the Pheasant Hunting Mecca

Laura Kovarik - November 20, 2019

South Dakota's milo fields tell stories of decades-old tradition.

Lone pheasant hunters can find success if they get creative. Upland

Solo Strategies for Pheasants

M.D. Johnson - November 06, 2019

Lone pheasant hunters can find success if they get creative.

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Fix your faults to get more hits on grouse this season. Upland

10 Ways to Eliminate Wingshooting Miscues

Tom Keer - November 05, 2019

Fix your faults to get more hits on grouse this season.

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.

Waterfowl

The challenges of the late season can also yield ruffed grouse success. Waterfowl

Late-Season Ruffs When It's Tough

Matt Soberg - December 18, 2019

The challenges of the late season can also yield ruffed grouse success.

The canvasback is often considered the king of North American waterfowl. Waterfowl

Bucket-List Birds: The Challenges of Hunting Canvasbacks

Brian Lovett - December 09, 2019

The canvasback is often considered the king of North American waterfowl.

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Modern duck-hunting technology has changed how we hunt. What do we really need to be successful? Waterfowl

Ducks: Go Old School to Get Your Quack On

M.D. Johnson - December 04, 2019

Modern duck-hunting technology has changed how we hunt. What do we really need to be...

Always put safety first when hunting waterfowl. Waterfowl

Things to Keep You Alive this Duck Season

M.D. Johnson - November 28, 2019

Always put safety first when hunting waterfowl.

News

The hunting gear company continues sponsorship with Drury Outdoors. News

GSM Outdoors Renews with Drury

March 25, 2020

The hunting gear company continues sponsorship with Drury Outdoors.

Aaron Lucky is new head of Easton Technical Products. News

Easton Names New President

March 24, 2020

Aaron Lucky is new head of Easton Technical Products.

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COVID-19 crisis cancellations, postponements spread into outdoors sports world. News

Coronavirus Shutters NRA Annual Meeting; Impacts MLF, FLW Derbies

Lynn Burkhead - March 13, 2020

COVID-19 crisis cancellations, postponements spread into outdoors sports world.

The massive N.J. animal is the largest bow-harvested black bear in North America. News

P&Y Confirms New Black Bear World Record

Game & Fish Digital Staff - February 13, 2020

The massive N.J. animal is the largest bow-harvested black bear in North America.

Stories

It was a difficult question for a young hunter to ask, and the answer didn't come any easier. Stories

Deer Camp Lesson Learned the Hard Way

Jeff Johnston - February 04, 2020

It was a difficult question for a young hunter to ask, and the answer didn't come any easier.

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...

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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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