The Wild South

The South’s Disappointing Duck Season

For many Southern duck hunters, this season has been full of empty skies

Land & Conservation

A Southerner’s Guide to Backyard Winter Birding

Follow these five tips for getting the most from backyard feeders during the cold months—the birds will thank you


Abel to Release Van Winkle Fly Reel

The limited-edition fly reel inspired by the iconic bourbon brand and a new book will hit shelves this spring


Into the Heart of the Everglades

A fly-fishing expedition amid the tangled mangroves, rustic chickees, and blissful remoteness of the Everglades takes a writer deep into a rarely seen world


Chasing Marsh Hens and Memories in South Carolina

Jumping the rails on the fall flood tide

Good Dog

New Leash on Life

A walking routine puts pep in the steps of a lonely lab and a burned-out journalist


Sporting-Minded Gifts for Everyone on Your List

These innovative items—for him and for her—bring convenience and a bit of style to outdoor adventures


Saving the South’s Tiniest and Rarest Turtles

In the North Carolina mountains, biologists work to give North America’s bog turtles a fighting chance

Land & Conservation

Knock Knock, Gator Calling

A South Carolina woman gets a surprise visitor while working from home

The Wild South

A Duck Camp Bloody Mary

Sim Whatley, the founder of Duck Camp, shares a post-hunt Louisiana duck club tradition

Arts & Culture

Why the Breeders’ Cup Is the Horse Race to Watch This Year

Derby, who? Triple Crown, what? Saturday’s Keeneland event is heating up to be the most exciting run of 2020


The Good Dog Photo Contest 2020

Meet the winners and runners-up of this year’s photo contest

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Meet the Winners of the 2020 Good Dog Photo Contest

See the overall winner and other editors’ picks, the top readers’ choice vote getters, and lots more heartwarming and hilarious canines from this year’s contest

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Good Dogs in the Great Outdoors

Meet the runners, jumpers, and sportsmen of the Good Dog Photo Contest class of 2020

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2020 Good Dog Photo Contest

Good Dogs, Great Friends

The only thing better than one pup? Two. We love these groups of buddies from the 2020 Good Dog Photo Contest

The Wild South

Favorite Bird Knives

Whether for dove, ducks, geese, or quail, these five knives are proven winners for bird hunters

Southern Focus

The Beauty of a Duck Blind

Nell Campbell offers a glimpse of “quintessential Louisiana.”


The Hen That Rules the Woods

On a dream trip to chase Osceolas in Florida, a seasoned mountain hunter finds the mother of all turkeys


Field-Worthy Gear This Fall

Accessories from Fieldshop by Garden & Gun to make your day in the field more productive

Hurricane Relief

We Are Louisiana Shrimpers, and We Are Still Here

New Orleans’s Mosquito Supper Club chef on hurricane season and her family’s long, long history of surviving storms