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Rut Crash Course: The No. 1 reason why scent is so important in deer hunting is whitetails live by their noses.Common Sense About Using Deer Scent During Rut

Common Sense About Using Deer Scent During Rut

Rut Crash Course: The No. 1 reason why scent is so important in deer hunting is whitetails

Game & Fish Staff

Rut Crash Course: How, when and where to use this effective strategy.Grab a Big Buck's Attention with Rattling Antlers

Grab a Big Buck's Attention with Rattling Antlers

Rut Crash Course: How, when and where to use this effective strategy.

Game & Fish Staff

As opening day nears, here's expert advice to bag ringnecks this fall.Rooster-Busting Tips for an Early Season Limit of Pheasants

Rooster-Busting Tips for an Early Season Limit of Pheasants

As opening day nears, here's expert advice to bag ringnecks this fall.

Lynn Burkhead

Outsmart mature whitetails by turning their natural tendencies to your advantage.Use a Mature Buck's Habits Against Him

Use a Mature Buck's Habits Against Him

Outsmart mature whitetails by turning their natural tendencies to your advantage.

Josh Honeycutt

Rut Crash Course: The key to a productive mock scrape is placement.How to Make & Hunt Mock Scrapes During the Deer Rut

How to Make & Hunt Mock Scrapes During the Deer Rut

Rut Crash Course: The key to a productive mock scrape is placement.

Game & Fish Staff

South Dakota's legendary upland bird hunting won't disappoint, according to the experts.Despite Drought, Good Pheasant Opener Predicted

Despite Drought, Good Pheasant Opener Predicted

South Dakota's legendary upland bird hunting won't disappoint, according to the experts.

Lynn Burkhead

Fishing How-To

One of the best species to pursue during the fall season is catfish, especially really big catfish.Pro Tips for Hooking a Big Catfish This Fall

Pro Tips for Hooking a Big Catfish This Fall

One of the best species to pursue during the fall season is catfish, especially really big

Terry Madewell

When rigged and fished correctly, soft plastics routinely fool the biggest inshore fish all across the South.Inshore Gamefish Are Suckers for Twitchy Soft Plastics

Inshore Gamefish Are Suckers for Twitchy Soft Plastics

When rigged and fished correctly, soft plastics routinely fool the biggest inshore fish all

Frank Sargeant

Find a wide range of saltwater gamefish willing to bite near these five fishing destinations.Let There Be Rocks: Tune Into Southern Jetty Fishing

Let There Be Rocks: Tune Into Southern Jetty Fishing

Find a wide range of saltwater gamefish willing to bite near these five fishing destinations.

John N. Felsher

Bass go deep or slide under cover to escape the sun into the fall. Here's how to get them to bite.Tactics & Baits to Coax Hideaway Bass to Strike

Tactics & Baits to Coax Hideaway Bass to Strike

Bass go deep or slide under cover to escape the sun into the fall. Here's how to get them to

Alan Clemons

Where, when and how to use diamond jigs to maximize your saltwater fishing success during the fall bait run.Diamond Mining for Fall Saltwater Hook-Ups

Diamond Mining for Fall Saltwater Hook-Ups

Where, when and how to use diamond jigs to maximize your saltwater fishing success during the

Capt. Tom Migdalski

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

Survival

How does one go about getting rid of chiggers and treating chigger bites? Your first line of defense is insect repellent with DEET to keep chiggers at bay. But when you do get a few chigger bites, use Chigarid to treat them. How to Treat Chigger Bites

How to Treat Chigger Bites

How does one go about getting rid of chiggers and treating chigger bites? Your first line of

Lynn Burkhead

An Idaho hunter is recovering from serious injuries he sustained in a black bear attack.Idaho Hunter Survives Black Bear Attack

Idaho Hunter Survives Black Bear Attack

An Idaho hunter is recovering from serious injuries he sustained in a black bear attack.

Game & Fish Online Staff

Learning the woodsmanship skills presented in this column not only is an insurance policy, but it's also a way of getting back in touch with nature.Must-Know Outdoor Skills: Become a Real Woodsman

Must-Know Outdoor Skills: Become a Real Woodsman

Learning the woodsmanship skills presented in this column not only is an insurance policy, but

Keith Sutton

For generations, survival skills were primarily the domain of outdoorsmen, who often learned themSurvival Camps Offer Preparedness Training

Survival Camps Offer Preparedness Training

For generations, survival skills were primarily the domain of outdoorsmen, who often learned

P. J. Perea



Non-hunters often ask me about skinning and field-dressing as if they are a sort of Purgatory. InThe Right Knife Matters: 7 Blades for the Outdoorsman

The Right Knife Matters: 7 Blades for the Outdoorsman

Non-hunters often ask me about skinning and field-dressing as if they are a sort of

Game & Fish Staff

 What would you do if you were in this situation? Would you be prepared to help your family escape,How to Survive a Major Flood

How to Survive a Major Flood

What would you do if you were in this situation? Would you be prepared to help your family

Peter B. Mathiesen

Conservation & Politics

G&F News Digest: Low water, drought, dam repairs result in no limits on all fish species at Malheur (OR), Johnstown (CO) reservoirs.Emergency Catch-It-All Fishing Allowed at 2 Reservoirs

Emergency Catch-It-All Fishing Allowed at 2 Reservoirs

G&F News Digest: Low water, drought, dam repairs result in no limits on all fish species at

Game & Fish Staff

With National Hunting and Fishing Day this weekend, father of newborn son excited to pass on hunting and shooting.New Father Reflects on Past, Future of Hunting Traditions

New Father Reflects on Past, Future of Hunting Traditions

With National Hunting and Fishing Day this weekend, father of newborn son excited to pass on

Matt Manda

There's no shortage of 'critter groups.' Here's how to sort them out.Which Hunting, Fishing Nonprofits Are Best for You?

Which Hunting, Fishing Nonprofits Are Best for You?

There's no shortage of 'critter groups.' Here's how to sort them out.

Andrew McKean

The Arkansas Republican is featured by National Shooting Sports Foundation.NSSF Profile: 5 Questions with U.S. Senator John Boozman

NSSF Profile: 5 Questions with U.S. Senator John Boozman

The Arkansas Republican is featured by National Shooting Sports Foundation.

NSSF

NSSF survey of firearm retailers says a third of purchases were by first-timers.Survey: 3.2 Million First-Time Gun Buyers First Half of '21

Survey: 3.2 Million First-Time Gun Buyers First Half of '21

NSSF survey of firearm retailers says a third of purchases were by first-timers.

National Shooting Sports Foundation

Records

New York, South Dakota confirm new state fishing records.Bass-Sized Crappie, 'Tank' Smallmouth Set State Marks

Bass-Sized Crappie, 'Tank' Smallmouth Set State Marks

New York, South Dakota confirm new state fishing records.

Game & Fish Staff

P&Y's records director was beloved husband, father and bowhunting advocate.COVID-19 Claims Life of Pope & Young's Eli Randall

COVID-19 Claims Life of Pope & Young's Eli Randall

P&Y's records director was beloved husband, father and bowhunting advocate.

Lynn Burkhead

Mollusk-loving black carp are listed on the state's Prohibited Species List.112 Pounds! Missouri Angler Catches Invasive Species Nobody Likes

112 Pounds! Missouri Angler Catches Invasive Species Nobody Likes

Mollusk-loving black carp are listed on the state's Prohibited Species List.

Game & Fish Staff

The 57-pounder is the first flathead to break the state's minimum for a record.Shore Angler Sets Maryland Flathead Catfish Record

Shore Angler Sets Maryland Flathead Catfish Record

The 57-pounder is the first flathead to break the state's minimum for a record.

Game and Fish Staff

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

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