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June-July 2023 Game & Fish Magazine

Game & Fish June-July Magazine Issue
June-July 2023 Game & Fish Magazine South and East editions.

Hot-Weather Bass, Door County, Wis., Off-Season Shooting Prep

The June-July issue includes the following features and articles in all editions:

OPEN DOOR: In late spring and early summer, Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula on Lake Michigan is the gateway to smallmouth bass that sometimes push the scale past 7 pounds. By Drew Warden

SHOOTING: Perfect field shooting positions in the off-season to steady your aim. By Richard Mann

FISHING: Three tips for hot-weather bass, walleye and muskie action. By Dr. Jason A. Halfen

CONSERVATION: Consider what we stand to gain, or lose, with the 2023 Farm Bill. By Andrew McKean

Game & Fisg Magazine
The West and Midwest editions of the 2023 June-July Game & Fisg Magazine.

Catfish Noodling, Hot Bass, Boat-Deck Rigs, Summer Trout

Here's a look at some of the regional articles in the June-July 2023 issues of Game & Fish magazine.


HERDING CATS: Noodling catfish will test your resolve and your nerves. By Colin Moore

TO THE BREAM: Bass are now focused on spawning panfish, creating a feeding frenzy you don’t want to miss. By Shane Beilue

IT’S BEDTIME: Use these tactics to catch your next limit of spawning bluegills. By David Johnson

QUICK SILVERS: Big tarpon represent one of the most challenging, and thereby rewarding, summertime targets. By Frank Sargeant


STOCKERS RISING: Catch more hatchery-reared rainbow trout this summer with these tactics and baits. By Gary Lewis

HERDING CATS: How to hook up with notoriously tight-lipped spawning catfish. By Keith Sutton

A SHORE THING: Lightweight tackle ups the fun factor when doing battle with a variety of Pacific Coast species. By Art Isberg

HEATWAVE BASS: When the daytime bite shuts down, hit the water after sundown. By Ken Duke


TACTICAL TROLLING: Cover water with crankbaits and jigs to catch more crappies now. By Mark Romanack

ADAPTABLE ARSENAL: Strap these five rod-and-reel setups to your boat deck for summer bass-fishing versatility. By Matt Straw

GLIDE ON: Snap-jig glide baits to tempt schools of fired-up walleyes. By Dr. Jason A. Halfen

POST-SPAWN PLAY: Where and how to ambush channel catfish on the move following the annual spawn. By Dan Anderson


BLUES CLUES: The summer bluefish bite along the Northeast coast is heating up. Here’s how to get in on the action. By Al Raychard

GLIDE GUIDE: Snap a glide bait for walleyes and other picky eaters. By Jeff Knapp

STICK AND MOVE: These three Senko rigs produce when bass won’t bite anything else. By Shane Beilue

MADE IN THE SHADE: Catching trout in summer requires an understanding of their warm- weather priorities. By Al Raychard

More Inside This Issue:


In the vast wilderness of central Idaho, tight packs of tough dogs find bears and bring them to bay. For their two-legged partners, it's anything but an easy hunt. By Adam Heggenstaller


Whether your fall hunting plans involve whitetails, blacktails or mule deer, summer is the time to locate bucks in the open and form strategies to tag them. By Scott Haugen

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