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Region-by-Region: Great Stories Close to Home

August 2021 Game & Fish Magazine

Game & Fish August Magazine Issue

Region-by-Region: Great Stories Close to Home

Here's a look at some of the regional articles in the August issue of Game & Fish:

The East and Midwest editions of the August Game & Fish Magazine.


Around the East: The only thing hotter than the weather in August is the fishing. From bluefin tuna off the coast of Massachusetts to chain pickerel in local ponds, the bite is on. By Matt Crawford

Hit the Mosquito Hatch: One of the greatest pests knownin the outdoors is also a favorite food of trout. By Joseph Albanese

Whitetail Intel: Apply hard-earned knowledge gained last fall to raise your odds of success this deer season. By Dustin Prievo

Real-Time Bass: How forward-scanning sonar is changing the bass fishing game. By Shane Beilue


Around the Midwest: From Missouri River flatheads and Superior lakers to Illinois bluegills and St. Joe smallies, the only thing hotter than the weather this month is the fishing. By Brandon Butler

Pronghorn Paradise: South Dakota’s speed goats offer world-class hunting during one of the Midwest’s earliest big-game seasons. Point your truck toward the northwest corner of the state and get after them. By Mark Kayser

Eyes on the Prize: Get the best intel possible on whitetail locations and patterns, then formulate your fall game plan. By Tony Peterson

The View Ahead: Change how you find and catch bass with forward-scanning sonar. By Shane Beilue

The South and West editions of the June-July Game & Fish Magazine.


Around the South: From Tar Heel bull reds and Tennessee trout to Arkansas squirrels and Palmetto State deer, the South’s hunting and fishing is as hot as the weather this month. By T. Edward Nickens

Monster Mecca: Texas’ Camelot Bell pay-to-play bass-fishing operation could quite possibly produce the next world- record bass. And you can fish there—for a price, of course. By Ken Duke

Cats in the Concrete: Summer catfish seek the shelter and feeding opportunities of hard structure. Here’s how to find them. By Keith Sutton

Into the Melee: The annual anchovy invasion triggers a feeding frenzy among snook, reds, trout and more. By Frank Sargeant


Around the West: From antlerless elk and archery antelope to epic trout, salmon and smallmouth fishing, the West is rife with incredible hunting and fishing opportunities this month. By Andrew McKean

Wide-Open Bucks: Big mule deer escape pressure by hiding where you least expect. By Gary Lewis

Trout Heaven: Looking for a late-summer fly- fishing fling before the weather starts to turn? You could do a lot worse than a foray to these three Yellowstone Park hot spots. By Andrew McKean

Success from the Start: If you want to fill an early-season elk tag, the real work starts now. By Scott Haugen

More Inside This Issue:

Get Ready for Bow Season

Start this to-do list now in order to be ready for opening day. By Tony Hansen


Five new rifle cartridges address hunters' needs in specific situations. By Richard Mann

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