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Wild turkey season is fast approaching. This expert advice will help you prepare for opening day.Spring Turkey Hunting Playbook 2021

Spring Turkey Hunting Playbook 2021

Wild turkey season is fast approaching. This expert advice will help you prepare for opening

Doug Howlett

Recent weather has scrambled early season concentrations of mourning doves and whitewings, but those same conditions could be setting the stage for a fantastic two-week run of early teal for the Lone Star State.2020 Early Teal Forecast for Texas: Perfect Storm Could Deliver Epic Hunting

2020 Early Teal Forecast for Texas: Perfect Storm Could Deliver Epic Hunting

Recent weather has scrambled early season concentrations of mourning doves and whitewings, but

Lynn Burkhead

Here's where the experts think hunters will find the biggest bulls this season.Rocky Mountain Elk Forecast 2019

Rocky Mountain Elk Forecast 2019

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

Roger Wheaton

Turkey season is here. Here's what Missouri hunters should expect going into April.Missouri Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

Missouri Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

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

Tony Kalna Jr

Last year hunters had the best season in 15 years. Find out what's in store for this year.West Virginia Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

West Virginia Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

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

Bruce Ingram

Both Mississippi and Louisiana are poised to have strong seasons this year.Mississippi, Louisiana Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

Mississippi, Louisiana Turkey Hunting Outlook 2019

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

Glynn Harris

Whitetail

8 questions with Nick Pinizzotto, head of National Deer Association.New Advocacy Group Aims to Unite All Deer Hunters

New Advocacy Group Aims to Unite All Deer Hunters

8 questions with Nick Pinizzotto, head of National Deer Association.

Andrew McKean

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

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

Game & Fish Staff

Some folks just don't know a good buck when they see one.When the Grandstander Shows Up at the Weigh Station

When the Grandstander Shows Up at the Weigh Station

Some folks just don't know a good buck when they see one.

Jeff Johnston

Bundle up and punch the clock; end-of-year monster bucks not uncommon.Whitetail Record Books Show Late Season Can Still Be Great

Whitetail Record Books Show Late Season Can Still Be Great

Bundle up and punch the clock; end-of-year monster bucks not uncommon.

Lynn Burkhead

The region is unique, unforgiving and loaded with such a variety of game a hunter might need three trips to fully appreciate the bounty.Destinations: Great Plains, Great Game in Nebraska's Sandhills

Destinations: Great Plains, Great Game in Nebraska's Sandhills

The region is unique, unforgiving and loaded with such a variety of game a hunter might need

Josh Dahlke

Big Game

Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness reveals stunningly steep scenery, whitewater and the need to improvise for hunting success.Bucket List: Spring Horseback Bear Hunt in Idaho

Bucket List: Spring Horseback Bear Hunt in Idaho

Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness reveals stunningly steep scenery,

Richard Mann

Sportsmen's Alliance: Bear population management is a continual need.Bill Introduced to End Bear Hunting in California

Bill Introduced to End Bear Hunting in California

Sportsmen's Alliance: Bear population management is a continual need.

Sportsmen's Alliance

Over-the-counter mule deer and Coues deer tags make Arizona a prime destination for those looking for one last big-game bowhunt.Bowhunting: New Year, New Deer

Bowhunting: New Year, New Deer

Over-the-counter mule deer and Coues deer tags make Arizona a prime destination for those

Bob Robb

Perspective: It's nearly as patriotic as voting, volunteering for military service or paying taxes.Punching a Tag is Most American Thing a Hunter Can Do

Punching a Tag is Most American Thing a Hunter Can Do

Perspective: It's nearly as patriotic as voting, volunteering for military service or paying

Andrew McKean

Throughout November, blacktail hunters' chances improve as the weather gets wetter. Here's how to fill your tag in snotty conditions.Tough It Out to Tag a November Blacktail Buck

Tough It Out to Tag a November Blacktail Buck

Throughout November, blacktail hunters' chances improve as the weather gets wetter. Here's how

Gary Lewis

There's never not a good time of day this time of year to hunt elk.Western Elk Hunting from Dawn to Dusk

Western Elk Hunting from Dawn to Dusk

There's never not a good time of day this time of year to hunt elk.

Scott Haugen

Predator

Tips on using coyote vocalizations to your advantage.Voice Lessons from 2 Predator Hunting Pros

Voice Lessons from 2 Predator Hunting Pros

Tips on using coyote vocalizations to your advantage.

Heath Wood

After federal delisting from endangered list, wolves open for harvest during quota season.Gray Wolf Hunting, Trapping Opens in Wisconsin

Gray Wolf Hunting, Trapping Opens in Wisconsin

After federal delisting from endangered list, wolves open for harvest during quota season.

Lynn Burkhead

Mountain lion meat is dense and meaty (similar to pork loin) and it makes delicious burgers that are perfect for grilling.Mountain Lion Burgers Recipe

Mountain Lion Burgers Recipe

Mountain lion meat is dense and meaty (similar to pork loin) and it makes delicious burgers

Rydell Danzie, host of "Field 2 Grill"

As vote for wolf reintroduction in Colorado nears, issues raised over the predator's impact.Sighting of Wolf Pup, Ballot Initiative Have Elk Hunters Concerned

Sighting of Wolf Pup, Ballot Initiative Have Elk Hunters Concerned

As vote for wolf reintroduction in Colorado nears, issues raised over the predator's impact.

Lynn Burkhead

Follow these tips for making shots at game on the move.Hunting Field Skills: Hitting Moving Targets

Hunting Field Skills: Hitting Moving Targets

Follow these tips for making shots at game on the move.

Paul Rackley

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

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

Richard Mann

Hogs

Hogs aren't everywhere in California. You have to be where they are to hunt them successfully.Hog Wild: In Search of Boars in the Golden State

Hog Wild: In Search of Boars in the Golden State

Hogs aren't everywhere in California. You have to be where they are to hunt them successfully.

Bob Robb

Op/Ed by National Shooting Sports Foundation on the POTUS's wishes to ban MSRs.NSSF: President Biden's 'Tone-Deaf' Call for Increased Gun Control

NSSF: President Biden's 'Tone-Deaf' Call for Increased Gun Control

Op/Ed by National Shooting Sports Foundation on the POTUS's wishes to ban MSRs.

Larry Keane

Fast and easy: Boss Hawg Wild Berry is irresistible.Boss Buck Offers New Hog Attractant

Boss Buck Offers New Hog Attractant

Fast and easy: Boss Hawg Wild Berry is irresistible.

Game & Fish Staff

Invasive wild hogs have taken the South by storm, and controlling them is a battle.Wild Hog Dominion Over the South

Wild Hog Dominion Over the South

Invasive wild hogs have taken the South by storm, and controlling them is a battle.

Carolee Anita Boyles

As winter food sources dwindle, hogs move more often. Here's how to be at the right place at the right time.Proven Cold-Weather Hog-Hunting Tactics

Proven Cold-Weather Hog-Hunting Tactics

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

Terry Madewell

Hogs tear up the ground and anything they encounter. Is hope in sight?War on Feral Hogs Rages On

War on Feral Hogs Rages On

Hogs tear up the ground and anything they encounter. Is hope in sight?

Gregg Patterson/Wildlife Forever

Small Game

The Gamo Swarm Magnum 10x Gen2 performed very well on small game during the Squirrel Master Classic.Field Test: Gamo Swarm Magnum 10X Gen2 Air Rifle

Field Test: Gamo Swarm Magnum 10X Gen2 Air Rifle

The Gamo Swarm Magnum 10x Gen2 performed very well on small game during the Squirrel Master

Drew Warden

Hunting squirrels with a partner can help you fill two limits quicker than you could fill just one.Double Down Tactics for Your Best Squirrel Hunt

Double Down Tactics for Your Best Squirrel Hunt

Hunting squirrels with a partner can help you fill two limits quicker than you could fill just

Jimmy Jacobs

Want to bag more squirrels this season? Employ these tips the next time you head to the woods.Small Game Tips: 3 Keys to Bagging More Bushytails

Small Game Tips: 3 Keys to Bagging More Bushytails

Want to bag more squirrels this season? Employ these tips the next time you head to the woods.

Brad Fitzpatrick

This year's new shotguns and rimfires offer improved actions, lightweight components and better ergonomics to help you fill your bag.Game Getters: New Shotguns, Rimfires for 2020

Game Getters: New Shotguns, Rimfires for 2020

This year's new shotguns and rimfires offer improved actions, lightweight components and

Game & Fish Staff

Bag more bushytails this season with these shooting and calling techniques.How to Become a Squirrel Sniper

How to Become a Squirrel Sniper

Bag more bushytails this season with these shooting and calling techniques.

Larry Case

We give hunters an edge on hunting public land close to home.Public Land Hunter Magazine Now on Sale

Public Land Hunter Magazine Now on Sale

We give hunters an edge on hunting public land close to home.

Game & Fish Staff

Turkey

Experiment with turkey hunting loads and chokes until you get the best out of your gun.9 Steps to Picking Your Best Load-and-Choke Combo

9 Steps to Picking Your Best Load-and-Choke Combo

Experiment with turkey hunting loads and chokes until you get the best out of your gun.

Bob Robb

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

With 14 pockets, there is ample room for all your turkey hunting gear.Turkey Gear: MidwayUSA Full Strut Turkey Vest

Turkey Gear: MidwayUSA Full Strut Turkey Vest

With 14 pockets, there is ample room for all your turkey hunting gear.

Game & Fish Staff

When large expanses of turkey land are hard to find, small parcels offer ample opportunities to tag a tom.Score Big on Skinny Land for Spring Turkeys

Score Big on Skinny Land for Spring Turkeys

When large expanses of turkey land are hard to find, small parcels offer ample opportunities

Doug Howlett

When the turkey woods go quiet, use these tactics to punch your tag.Silent Treatment: Turn the Tables on Hush-Mouthed Turkeys

Silent Treatment: Turn the Tables on Hush-Mouthed Turkeys

When the turkey woods go quiet, use these tactics to punch your tag.

Brian Lovett

Far and away, the most important aspect of turkey hunting is timing.Dawn-to-Dusk Tactics for Every Phase of Turkey Season

Dawn-to-Dusk Tactics for Every Phase of Turkey Season

Far and away, the most important aspect of turkey hunting is timing.

Tony Hansen

Upland

Maximize your hunting time by identifying the best ringneck cover in the fields you hunt.Picking Prime Parcels for Late-Season Pheasants

Picking Prime Parcels for Late-Season Pheasants

Maximize your hunting time by identifying the best ringneck cover in the fields you hunt.

Scott Mackenthun

These 7 gear items will keep you accurate, prepared and comfortable.Quick List: Great Gift Ideas for Upland Bird Hunting

Quick List: Great Gift Ideas for Upland Bird Hunting

These 7 gear items will keep you accurate, prepared and comfortable.

Game and Fish Staff

The region is unique, unforgiving and loaded with such a variety of game a hunter might need three trips to fully appreciate the bounty.Destinations: Great Plains, Great Game in Nebraska's Sandhills

Destinations: Great Plains, Great Game in Nebraska's Sandhills

The region is unique, unforgiving and loaded with such a variety of game a hunter might need

Josh Dahlke

Chief Upland's new Over/Under vest built for wingshooters.World's First Customizable Front-Loading Hunting Vest

World's First Customizable Front-Loading Hunting Vest

Chief Upland's new Over/Under vest built for wingshooters.

Game and Fish Staff

Hunting western quail is not only possible without canine assistance, you're sometimes better off without it.A Dog-Less Pursuit: 9 Tips to Bag Quail Without a Dog

A Dog-Less Pursuit: 9 Tips to Bag Quail Without a Dog

Hunting western quail is not only possible without canine assistance, you're sometimes better

Bob Robb

Kansas is covered in easily accessible land open to hunters, where pheasants, quail and even prairie chickens provide great wing-shooting.Bucket List: Public Upland Bird Hunting in the Sunflower State

Bucket List: Public Upland Bird Hunting in the Sunflower State

Kansas is covered in easily accessible land open to hunters, where pheasants, quail and even

Mark Chesnut

Waterfowl

Don't put away that autoloader just yet. Greater snow geese are here.Snow Days for Eastern Wingshooters

Snow Days for Eastern Wingshooters

Don't put away that autoloader just yet. Greater snow geese are here.

Joseph Albanese

At Tennessee's Reelfoot Lake: 'What has taken place today is hard to process. No duck is worth the life of a man.'Shooting Leaves Two Duck Hunters Dead at Famed Waterfowl Lake

Shooting Leaves Two Duck Hunters Dead at Famed Waterfowl Lake

At Tennessee's Reelfoot Lake: 'What has taken place today is hard to process. No duck is worth

Lynn Burkhead

How do you bag a final-week limit of ducks? Keep these three tips in mind.Keys to a Buzzer-Beater Limit of Late-January Ducks

Keys to a Buzzer-Beater Limit of Late-January Ducks

How do you bag a final-week limit of ducks? Keep these three tips in mind.

Lynn Burkhead

In the waning days of waterfowl season, dogs and hunters alike can benefit from a regroup.Late Ducks: Avoid These 3 Dog Disasters and Finish Strong

Late Ducks: Avoid These 3 Dog Disasters and Finish Strong

In the waning days of waterfowl season, dogs and hunters alike can benefit from a regroup.

Scott Linden

Here's a look at the latest shotguns, loads, calls, clothing and more.Great New Gear for Ducks & Geese 2021

Great New Gear for Ducks & Geese 2021

Here's a look at the latest shotguns, loads, calls, clothing and more.

Game and Fish Staff

Four generations later, Faulk's Game Calls continues family tradition.Fabled Waterfowl Maker Still Turning Out Custom Calls

Fabled Waterfowl Maker Still Turning Out Custom Calls

Four generations later, Faulk's Game Calls continues family tradition.

John N. Felsher

News

8 questions with Nick Pinizzotto, head of National Deer Association.New Advocacy Group Aims to Unite All Deer Hunters

New Advocacy Group Aims to Unite All Deer Hunters

8 questions with Nick Pinizzotto, head of National Deer Association.

Andrew McKean

Op/Ed from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on David Chipman's qualifications.NSSF: The Senate Must Reject Nominee for ATF Director

NSSF: The Senate Must Reject Nominee for ATF Director

Op/Ed from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on David Chipman's qualifications.

Larry Keane

Op/Ed from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on the former presidential candidate.NSSF: Hillary Wrong Again in Gun-Control Push

NSSF: Hillary Wrong Again in Gun-Control Push

Op/Ed from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on the former presidential candidate.

Larry Keane

Op/Ed from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on misleading news reporting.NSSF: Bald Eagles Make Amazing Comeback; Hunter-Shaming Continues

NSSF: Bald Eagles Make Amazing Comeback; Hunter-Shaming Continues

Op/Ed from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on misleading news reporting.

Larry Keane

Op/Ed from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on Second Amendment issues.NSSF: The Only Thing Stopping Gun Control is You

NSSF: The Only Thing Stopping Gun Control is You

Op/Ed from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on Second Amendment issues.

Larry Keane

Stories

Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness reveals stunningly steep scenery, whitewater and the need to improvise for hunting success.Bucket List: Spring Horseback Bear Hunt in Idaho

Bucket List: Spring Horseback Bear Hunt in Idaho

Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness reveals stunningly steep scenery,

Richard Mann

What can a veteran bowhunter learn by taking a shooting course for riflemen? Turns out, plenty.Dyed-in-Wool Bowhunter Learns Lessons of Long-Range Rifle Shooting

Dyed-in-Wool Bowhunter Learns Lessons of Long-Range Rifle Shooting

What can a veteran bowhunter learn by taking a shooting course for riflemen? Turns out, plenty.

Dr. Todd A. Kuhn

Some folks just don't know a good buck when they see one.When the Grandstander Shows Up at the Weigh Station

When the Grandstander Shows Up at the Weigh Station

Some folks just don't know a good buck when they see one.

Jeff Johnston

Four generations later, Faulk's Game Calls continues family tradition.Fabled Waterfowl Maker Still Turning Out Custom Calls

Fabled Waterfowl Maker Still Turning Out Custom Calls

Four generations later, Faulk's Game Calls continues family tradition.

John N. Felsher

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