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Hunting How-To

Two recent 6 mm rifle cartridges build on the dual-purpose versatility of their predecessors.Shooting: 6MM Rifle Cartridges Remain Worthy in the Field

Shooting: 6MM Rifle Cartridges Remain Worthy in the Field

Two recent 6 mm rifle cartridges build on the dual-purpose versatility of their predecessors.

Richard Mann

It's not too late to get in on some of the most thrilling duck hunting — from boat blinds, layout boats and even dry land.3 Decoy Spreads to Take Limits of Diving Ducks

3 Decoy Spreads to Take Limits of Diving Ducks

It's not too late to get in on some of the most thrilling duck hunting — from boat blinds,

M.D. Johnson

Consider the good, the bad and the ugly to become a better bowhunter.Tactics and Trends That Dominated 2021 Bowhunting

Tactics and Trends That Dominated 2021 Bowhunting

Consider the good, the bad and the ugly to become a better bowhunter.

Tony Hansen

Miss your chance during the rut? Tune into these late-show tips for post-rut whitetails.4 Can't-Miss Strategies for Tagging an 11th-Hour Buck

4 Can't-Miss Strategies for Tagging an 11th-Hour Buck

Miss your chance during the rut? Tune into these late-show tips for post-rut whitetails.

Dustin Prievo

Understand the habitats they frequent to bag plenty of birds.Crack the Code in Search of Bobwhite Quail

Crack the Code in Search of Bobwhite Quail

Understand the habitats they frequent to bag plenty of birds.

Scott Mackenthun

The Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois provides the perfect setting.DIY Public-Land Whitetail Hunting in Shawnee N.F.

DIY Public-Land Whitetail Hunting in Shawnee N.F.

The Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois provides the perfect setting.

Mark Kayser

Fishing How-To

Often overlooked during the ice-fishing season, trout offer another bite for Midwest anglers.Try Hardwater Trout for Change of Pace This Season

Try Hardwater Trout for Change of Pace This Season

Often overlooked during the ice-fishing season, trout offer another bite for Midwest anglers.

Dr. Jason Halfen

Winter's big chill also brings a chance to catch your person-best largemouth bass.Ring in the New Year with Your Biggest Bass Ever

Ring in the New Year with Your Biggest Bass Ever

Winter's big chill also brings a chance to catch your person-best largemouth bass.

Ken Duke

As bass prepare for winter, the focus is on food. However, the preferred forage differs between lakes and rivers.River Bass vs. Lake Bass: How to Catch Them As Winter Nears

River Bass vs. Lake Bass: How to Catch Them As Winter Nears

As bass prepare for winter, the focus is on food. However, the preferred forage differs

Jeff Knapp

Ned Kehde, the namesake of the popular bass-fishing style, can help you catch more limits.Ned Talk: Insights from the Mind Behind the Ned Rig

Ned Talk: Insights from the Mind Behind the Ned Rig

Ned Kehde, the namesake of the popular bass-fishing style, can help you catch more limits.

Ken Duke

Saltwater gamefish travel up coastal rivers to avoid winter's chill on the flats. Here's how to catch 'em while they are there.Go Up the Creek for Winter Saltwater Fishing Action

Go Up the Creek for Winter Saltwater Fishing Action

Saltwater gamefish travel up coastal rivers to avoid winter's chill on the flats. Here's how

Frank Sargeant

Catfish are not very picky when it comes to eating, being willing to hit a wide variety of baits. However, some baits actually do work better than others.5 Winter Catfish Baits That Work

5 Winter Catfish Baits That Work

Catfish are not very picky when it comes to eating, being willing to hit a wide variety of

Keith Sutton

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

Fish and game management only works when we fully participate in shaping regulations and seasons.Conservation: Speaking Up for Wildlife is Vital

Conservation: Speaking Up for Wildlife is Vital

Fish and game management only works when we fully participate in shaping regulations and

Andrew McKean

18.5 million Americans chose to lawfully purchase a firearm last year.NSSF-Adjusted Background Checks for Q4, 2021

NSSF-Adjusted Background Checks for Q4, 2021

18.5 million Americans chose to lawfully purchase a firearm last year.

National Shooting Sports Foundation

Column from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on hunters helping families, communities.NSSF: Hunters Help Brighten the Holidays for Those in Need

NSSF: Hunters Help Brighten the Holidays for Those in Need

Column from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on hunters helping families, communities.

Larry Keane

Opinion column from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on lawsuit that wants to kill hunting on public lands with wildlife refuges.NSSF: Group Lawsuit Aims to 'Eliminate Hunting or Bust' 

NSSF: Group Lawsuit Aims to 'Eliminate Hunting or Bust' 

Opinion column from the National Shooting Sports Foundation on lawsuit that wants to kill

Larry Keane

How does situational behavior square with our pronouncements that we are game-sharing conservationists?Applying Hunting Standards When Nobody is Looking

Applying Hunting Standards When Nobody is Looking

How does situational behavior square with our pronouncements that we are game-sharing

Andrew McKean

Feature from the National Shooting Sports Foundation.NSSF Profile: 5 Questions with U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-Texas)

NSSF Profile: 5 Questions with U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-Texas)

Feature from the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

National Shooting Sports Foundation

Records

State-record shoal bass that was caught before Christmas on the Chattahoochee River beat a 44-year-old mark.New Bass-Fishing Record Set in Georgia

New Bass-Fishing Record Set in Georgia

State-record shoal bass that was caught before Christmas on the Chattahoochee River beat a

Game & Fish Staff

New record beat the old one by nearly seven pounds.Huge Red Grouper Shatters Georgia Record

Huge Red Grouper Shatters Georgia Record

New record beat the old one by nearly seven pounds.

Game & Fish Staff

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

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