Skip to main content
On Sale - November 23, 2022

Region-by-Region: Great Stories Close to Home

February 2023 Game & Fish Magazine

Game & Fish February Magazine Issue
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.

SOUTH

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

WEST

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

MIDWEST

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

EAST

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:

WHITEWATER BASS

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

THE MIGHTY .410?

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

Game & Fish Magazine Covers Print and Tablet Versions

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

Buy Digital Single Issues

Magazine App Logo

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the Game & Fish App

Other Magazines

See All Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top Game & Fish stories delivered right to your inbox every week.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All Game & Fish subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Enjoying What You're Reading?

Get a Full Year
of Guns & Ammo
& Digital Access.

Offer only for new subscribers.

Subscribe Now