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Hunting How-To

Red-dot sights can excel for fast shooting at short distances, but hunters should also consider their limitations.Shooting: The Pros and Cons of Red-Dot Optics

Shooting: The Pros and Cons of Red-Dot Optics

Red-dot sights can excel for fast shooting at short distances, but hunters should also

Richard Mann

No matter how bad the weather conditions get, turkeys are going to continue to do what they do each spring.5 Tips for Beating Windy Weather Gobblers This Spring

5 Tips for Beating Windy Weather Gobblers This Spring

No matter how bad the weather conditions get, turkeys are going to continue to do what they do

Lynn Burkhead

Using a turkey's tail fan will draw tough-to-find toms top-pin close. Here's how it works.Join the Spring Turkey Hunting Fan Club

Join the Spring Turkey Hunting Fan Club

Using a turkey's tail fan will draw tough-to-find toms top-pin close. Here's how it works.

Bob Robb

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

Making your own wild game jerky is fun, easy and economical.Do It Yourself: Make Tasty Wild-Game Jerky at Home

Do It Yourself: Make Tasty Wild-Game Jerky at Home

Making your own wild game jerky is fun, easy and economical.

Dr. Todd A Kuhn

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

Fishing How-To

There's no better time to employ some tried-and-true baits and methods.Back to the Basics for Early Season Trout

Back to the Basics for Early Season Trout

There's no better time to employ some tried-and-true baits and methods.

Jeff Knapp

A combo of search and finesse baits can find, then induce Midwest bass to strike.1-2 Punch: How to Find, then Finesse Spring Bass

1-2 Punch: How to Find, then Finesse Spring Bass

A combo of search and finesse baits can find, then induce Midwest bass to strike.

Glenn Walker

Here's how to find and catch them when they disappear from sight.Go Deep to Target the Biggest Bedding Bluegills

Go Deep to Target the Biggest Bedding Bluegills

Here's how to find and catch them when they disappear from sight.

Jim Gronaw

4 steps to building a sturdy fishing-rod case with PVC pipe for protection during travelMake Your Own Rod Tube That Can Withstand a Lawnmower

Make Your Own Rod Tube That Can Withstand a Lawnmower

4 steps to building a sturdy fishing-rod case with PVC pipe for protection during travel

Bryce M. Towsley

Knowing how fish react to certain smells can help anglers trigger more strikes.What Do Fish Smell? The Science of Fishing with Scents

What Do Fish Smell? The Science of Fishing with Scents

Knowing how fish react to certain smells can help anglers trigger more strikes.

Dr. Jason Halfen

We found these unknown (and proven) catfish baits that attract whiskerfish time after time.10 Secret Catfish Baits You Didn't Know About

10 Secret Catfish Baits You Didn't Know About

We found these unknown (and proven) catfish baits that attract whiskerfish time after time.

Anietra Hamper

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

Opinion by National Shooting Sports Foundation on gun-control issues.NSSF: Gun-Control Groups Spend Big; What Are They Buying?

NSSF: Gun-Control Groups Spend Big; What Are They Buying?

Opinion by National Shooting Sports Foundation on gun-control issues.

Larry Keane

As population numbers continue to decline in some states, wildlife agencies ask hunters to reconsider their role in turkey management.Conservation: Is Trouble Dawning in Wild Turkey Country?

Conservation: Is Trouble Dawning in Wild Turkey Country?

As population numbers continue to decline in some states, wildlife agencies ask hunters to

Andrew McKean

Op/Ed by National Shooting Sports Foundation on Sens. Kaine and Warner and their support of national gun control.NSSF: Gun-Rationing Legislation Ignores Facts and Figures

NSSF: Gun-Rationing Legislation Ignores Facts and Figures

Op/Ed by National Shooting Sports Foundation on Sens. Kaine and Warner and their support of

Larry Keane

As Bois d'Arc Lake begins to fill, thoughts turn to its potential for Lake Fork-sized largemouth bass.Super Stockings: The Making of a Texas Big-Bass Reservoir

Super Stockings: The Making of a Texas Big-Bass Reservoir

As Bois d'Arc Lake begins to fill, thoughts turn to its potential for Lake Fork-sized

Lynn Burkhead

Op/Ed by National Shooting Sports Foundation on President Joe Biden's first Congressional address.NSSF: In 3 Minutes, Biden Got Plenty Wrong About Firearms

NSSF: In 3 Minutes, Biden Got Plenty Wrong About Firearms

Op/Ed by National Shooting Sports Foundation on President Joe Biden's first Congressional

Larry Keane

Records

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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