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February 2023 Game & Fish Magazine

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February 2023 Game & Fish Magazine South and East editions.

Cold Weather and Bullets, Backcountry Bicycling, Live Sonar

The February 2023 issue includes the following features and articles in all editions:

SHOOTING: Cold temperatures affect bullet trajectory, but is the difference enough to matter? By Richard Mann

VEHICLES: Maximize a mountain bike for backcountry pursuits by adding a simple trailer and accessories. By Scott Turo

FISHING: Live sonar is so effective at boosting catch rates that anglers should use it with care. By Dr. Jason Halfen

February 2023
February 2023 Game & Fish Magazine West and Midwest editions.

Predator Strategies, Winter Bass Fishing, Crow Talk

Here's a look at some of the regional articles in the February 2023 issues of Game & Fish.


CAW AT COYOTES: Crow vocalizations are unerutilized but effective sounds to mix into your predator calling sequences. By Heath Wood

MIDDLE SCHOOL: Many anglers fish deep or shallow for February bass. Successful ones target the mid-depths. By Ken Duke

FAST TWITCH: Hungry southern trout can’t resist a realistic minnow bait in late winter. By Jeff Samsel


RIGUPAJIG: Hammer big bass right now by knowing how and where to fish three different types of jigs. By Ken Duke

LAY OF THE LAND: Use terrain features to locate and then lure coyotes this season. By Andrew McKean

MISSION MOUNTAIN LION: Calling a cougar into close range is predator hunting at its apex. By Scott Haugen


DROPPING IN: Use the proven drop-shot rig beneath the ice for wary panfish. By Scott Mackenthun

CANINE CALAMITIES: Avoid three common mistakes that can quickly ruin a coyote hunt during the breeding season. By Heath Wood

NOWHERE TO HIDE: Roust rabbits from cover with these team-hunting strategies. By Keith Sutton


RIVER WALLEYE TACTICS: Jerkbaits, jigs and 3-way rigs dominate for moving-water walleyes in winter. By Jeff Knapp

PREDATORY MINDSET: These proven strategies will pull wily furbearers into your lap. By Al Raychard

SMALL GAME, BIG FUN: Squirrel, rabbit and grouse seasons remain open in many states. Here’s how to hunt them now. By Bruce Ingram

More Inside This Issue:


West Virginia's New River runs wild with scrappy smallmouths. By Larry Larsen


The author learns in Minnesota that the .410-bore is plenty of gun for turkeys—with today's loads. By Joe Arterburn

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