GONE, FOR GOOD
WHEN AN ACCIDENT DISRUPTS A HUNT, THE AUTHOR GAINS A DEEPER APPRECIATION FOR THE RESTORATIVE POWER OF LOSING YOURSELF IN WILD PLACES
Get the Axe
Handmade artisanal axes are all the rage, and there are none better than these
The author shares some parting words and fishing wisdom after a decade of living the dream
The case for putting a first-focal-plane scope on your hunting rifle
A father-son turkey hunt was supposed to be a changing of the guard, until…
Bulls On Parade
When the fall window for giant redfish opens, let the mayhem blow in
Keep making the right sounds, and you’ll call in bucks By Will Brantley
October Is For Turkeys
Chasing these birds is as fun now as it is in spring, and you may get your Thanksgiving feast to boot
Meet Your Match
Hunting with competition bullets had always been a no-go. But not anymore
A day trip to an Appalachian creek proves that a classic, no-frills fly still gets it done
What's It Like To Kill Biggest Buck Ever?
You hope, but never expect, to shoot a world-record whitetail. Here’show it happened for the hunter who did.
Can Florida Come Back?
From red tides to toxic algae blooms to beaches covered with dead fish, water woes in the sunshine state have been catastrophic in recent years. But now, anglers, captains, conservationists, and politicians are getting serious about saving florida’s legendary fisheries—before it’s too late
How Does The Sausage Get Made?
Here’s how: With whatever you have in the freezer and with a bit of kitchen help from your buddies. Ok—maybe it’s a bit trickier, but not much. Plus, we have the answers to some common game-prep questions
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F&S’S BEST WRITERS AND THE COUNTRY’S TOP EXPERTS TACKLE MORE THAN 100 BURNING QUESTIONS, FROM HOW TO FILL A TAG TO THE MEANING OF LIFE
Never mind her beer belly—when this beagle gets on a rabbit track, she’s a sight to behold
My New Creed
Accepting the 6.5 Creedmoor craze one kick and scream at a time
A sure skunking at an icy pond turns into a winter waterfowl bonanza
Don’t let winter suppress your fire for smallmouths on the fly
8 Tips To Catch Steelhead Fish
Caught the Chromer bug? Make your fly reel scream louder than ever with our crash course in crushing it on the great lakes tributaries.
Nine expert tricks for outsmarting the spookiest late-season geese.
Opening Day In America - Midwest
The Quick BuckThere’s no time like the bow opener for patterning and ambushing a trophy buck
Opening Day In America - East
Something had changed. After 40 minutes of still-hunting through silent timber, the woods erupted in chatter.
A sudden winter storm makes an already challenging public-land hunt even harder—and more rewarding.
The best hunting buddies push you to go farther and work harder than you would on your own.
A Miracle Tail
How the world’s worst toy created the most lifelike streamers ever.
A Stand In The Valley
An archery hunt in the Riverbottoms of West Tennessee proves there’s still tremendous public deer hunting for anyone willing to work for it.
The Shore Boar
Hunting by boat, the author makes a hairy landing and an unexpectedly tough stalk to tag a big Alaska black bear.
Wild Turkey Tonnato
Spring gobbler meat takes the place of veal in this traditional Italian recipe.
How Scavenger Fly will unite anglers (and catch them more fish) through social media sleuthing.
Stabs In The Dark: Gigging For Suckers In The Ozarks
Every fall, a centuries-old tradition takes place on Ozark streamsgigging for suckers at night. The author tagged along with a few locals who have perfected this deceptively challenging skill. They also throw a hell of a bonfire party.