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Hunting How-To

Shooting: Get the Most from Your Riflescope

Many hunters aren't using their riflescopes to the full potential. Avoid mounting mistakes and

Richard Mann

Confined Spaces: Hunt Small, Win Big on Spring Turkeys

Good turkey hunting can be found on small parcels. Use these tactics to tag a big tom on a

Doug Howlett

Talk to the Hen to Bring Gobblers into Range

Strike up a conversation with a boss hen to pull her tom close. 

Bob Robb

Pot & Peg Pointers for Turkey Hunting's Most Versatile Call

Use these tips to master the pot-style call to bring more turkeys in range this season.

Scott Bestful

Don't Get Busted by a Sharp-Eyed Turkey

Use the lay of the land to stay undetected while hunting wary gobblers.

Bob Robb

5 Spring Turkey Vocalizations & When to Use Them

Anyone serious about bagging a gobbler this season can communicate like a pro.

Tony J. Peterson

Fishing How-To

Deep-Water Tactics for Summertime Bass Success

When shorelines are getting pounded, head offshore to find untouched structure and unpressured

Larry D. Larsen

Go Old School with Glide Baits for Bass

This lure design can add a new twist to your bass-fishing arsenal.

Ken Duke

Need-to-Know Techniques to Target Big River Slabs

Many flowing waters across the South harbor healthy populations of big crappies.

Keith Sutton

Expert Topwater Tips & Tactics for June Largemouth Bass

These three experts know the best new-wave topwater approaches for June largemouths. It's

Craig Holt

Slip Bobber 101: Rig Up for Summer Walleyes

Everything needed to rig slip floats like a pro for more summer fish.

Jim Edlund

Summer Game-Planning for Channel, Flathead and Blue Catfish

Follow the advice of three whiskerfish guides to catch more cats before, during and after the

Scott Mackenthun

Conservation & Politics

News: Wisconsin DNR Asks for Help in Fish-Kill Investigation

Agency says die-off in Fox River, Green Bay impacts catfish, carp, sheepshead.

Game & Fish Staff

Top 100 Best Places to Fish in America

To celebrate its 100th year, Abu Garcia ranked the best fisheries in the U.S.

Game & Fish Staff

Chronic Wasting Disease Marches On. Can We Stop It? Or Even Slow It?

Understanding how deer movement and human involvement impacts population and CWD management.

Josh Honeycutt

Predator Impact: Whitetail Populations on the Decline

Predators are undeniably reducing fawn recruitment rates. Habitat mismanagement is also to

Josh Honeycutt

Catch a Tagged Snakehead, Earn Cash in Maryland Study

Snakeheads in Chesapeake Bay or Blackwater River may be worth up to $200.

Game & Fish Staff

Everything You Need to Know About Snakeheads

Once considered a harbinger of doom for Mid-Atlantic waterways, the aggressive (and tasty)

Matt Crawford

Survival

How to Treat Chigger Bites

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

Lynn Burkhead

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

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

Survival Camps Offer Preparedness Training

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

P. J. Perea

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

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

Big Bucks

Huge Utah Mule Deer is Typical Velvet Bow World Record

Killed in 2012, 218-plus-inch buck certified in new Pope and Young category.

Game & Fish Staff

Jaw-Dropping Trio of Monster Non-Typical Bucks

Trophy Report: 180-inch-plus whitetails from Ohio, Oklahoma and Alberta.

Josh Honeycutt

Trophy Buck: Long-Beamed Muzzleloader Booner Was Worth the Wait

This big late-season Iowa whitetail, taken days before Christmas, checks all the boxes.

Josh Honeycutt

Top 10 Big Buck Stories from the 2021 Deer Season

Here's a look at giant whitetails harvested this past season.

Josh Honeycutt

Hunter Tags 213-Inch Muzzleloader Buck

Big Buck Report: Oklahoma's Cort Travis dropped the deer on land he'd just received permission

Josh Honeycutt

Deer Stories: Youth Hunters Bag Their First Bucks

With family members by their sides, these youth deer hunters notched their first harvests.

Game & Fish Staff

Records

Channel Cat Record Broken in West Virginia

Another big trophy catfish is added to the state fishing record book.

Game & Fish Staff

Opening-Day Smallie Sets N.Y. State Record

Fishing records also reported in Missouri, Wyoming, Mississippi.

Game & Fish Staff

Fishing Buddies Share Walleye State Record

Troll-caught South Carolina walleye is a virtual tie with the existing record.

Game & Fish Staff

Angler Fulfills Catfish Passion with Record Flathead

Michigan giant continues trend of state-record catfish.

Game & Fish Staff

Biggest Bass Story: Largemouth World Record Turns 90

Caught June 2, 1932, George Perry's extraordinarily large bass has quite an amazing backstory.

Lynn Burkhead

World-Record Rewind: Remembering Rip Collins' Arkansas Brown Trout

It's been 30 years since the then-record put Little Red River on the angling map.

Lynn Burkhead

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