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Hunting How-To

Deer Hunting: It's Better With Age in Kansas

One hunter learns that in the Sunflower State a trophy whitetail buck is determined by age as

Adam Heggenstaller

For Late-Season Pheasant Success, Stealthy Tactics Work Best

The easy birds have already been put on the table, but there are still limits to be had.

Lynn Burkhead

Train a Tracking Dog to Find Downed Game

There's no surer way to recover a wounded game animal than to enlist the help of a canine

Bruce Ingram

Bucks in the Bottoms: Tactics to Intercept Whitetails in Low Areas

Deer routinely use naturally occurring low areas as travel routes. Here's how to hunt them for

Josh Honeycutt

Get Stoked for the Perfect Campfire

A good fire is essential to any outdoor hunting camp. Follow these steps to build a worthy

Scott Linden

Fishing How-To

Tried-and-True Bass Jigs Excel No Matter the Weather

Nothing turns on the late-fall bite like a jig. Here are the best styles and trailers to fish

Glenn Walker

Blade Runner: Heavy-Metal Bass Fishing During Fall Cooldown

When temperatures drop in autumn, look to spinnerbaits, bladed jigs and blade baits to up your

Mike Pehanich

Slow Your Roll: Deadstick Tactics for Lethargic Bass

Sometimes the best presentation for catching inactive bass is doing nothing at all.

Larry Larsen

Red-Hot Fishing for Southern Reds

Bull Session: Here is how and where in the Southeast to catch the biggest redfish of your life

Frank Sargeant

Start 'Em on Squirrels

Why the squirrel woods are the ideal place to introduce a kid to hunting.

M.D. Johnson

Why Crankbaits Are Great for Chasing Fall Bass

Crankbaits are effective in the fall because bass are on the prowl for plus-sized forage as

Glenn Walker

Conservation & Politics

NSSF Profile: 5 Questions with U.S. Rep. Lisa McClain (R-Mich.)

Occasional profile feature on elected leaders, by the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

National Shooting Sports Foundation

Patagonia Owner Gives $3 Billion Company to Planet Earth

Yvon Chouinard, who founded the outdoors apparel company in 1973, says in stunning transfer,

Lynn Burkhead

Assessing the 'Dark Figure' of Poaching in America

The Boone and Crockett Club aims to quantify wildlife crimes—and their hidden costs—through a

Andrew McKean

Higher Yearning: America Needs More Hunter Ed Instructors

Future hunters need training in every town and county. Will you join us?

Andrew McKean

NSSF, Governors Celebrate National Shooting Sports Month

National Shooting Sports Foundation: "This is a $70 billion industry that provides over

NSSF

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

The Hunt for 'Chopper': A Crazy-Wide Trophy Pronghorn

Unique antelope taken by California hunter is "the buck of 100 lifetimes."

Josh Honeycutt

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

Records

'Speechless': Lake Ontario Muskie a World-Class Catch

The caught-and-released behemoth was almost five feet long and weighed 58 pounds.

Thomas Allen

Florida Man Breaks Own Snook World Record … Twice!

It's been quite a snook-fishing season for one fly angler.

Lynn Burkhead

Bass-Fishing Record Tied in Georgia. Shoal Bass, That Is

It was the second time in the past year that a record shoalie was caught in the Peach State.

Game & Fish Staff

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

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