The Wild South

Why Eastern Mallards Need Help

A look at the new mallard bag limits for duck hunters along the Atlantic Flyway


The Good Dog Photo Contest 2019

Meet the winners of this year’s photo contest

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Good Dog Photo Contest

Chasing the Selfie Stick

Even dogs are taking selfies now—at least from the looks of these 2019 Good Dog Photo Contest entries

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Good Dog Photo Contest

Meet the 2019 Good Dog Winners

Check out the overall winner, readers’ choice favorites, and honorable mentions. Special thanks to our partners Gunner Kennels and The Farmer’s Dog

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Good Dog Photo Contest

100 Puppies—Need We Say More?

The most adorable entries from our 2019 Good Dog Photo Contest—because we just couldn’t narrow it down any further

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Good Dogs

The (Good) Dog Days of Summer

On the boat, at the beach, in the pool—these entries from the 2019 Good Dog Photo Contest made a splash

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Good Dogs

Good Dogs Up for Adventure

In the field and at play, these entries from the 2019 Good Dog Photo Contest love the great outdoors


Frog Eats Quail

A University of Georgia researcher studying bobwhite chicks in the wild documents an unusual find

Editor's Letter

Field Days

Making memories with the dogs—both young and old—this fall

Sporting Scene

Meet the Georgia Trainer at the Pinnacle of Dog Handling

Record-setting Luke Eisenhart is at the top of his game

Land & Conservation

The Everglades’ Wild Hope

The fate of the South’s last frontier teeters on the brink—after decades of losing ground to environmental devastation, the endangered Florida habitat and its legions of supporters may finally be turning the tide


Chipping Away at the Old Blocks

Whether you find one or carve it yourself, every wooden decoy holds a little magic


Fish Hawks in Paradise

Set two top-notch anglers loose in the untouched waters off Andros Island and you have a master class in angling—and pure joy


Squirrel Day in Ville Platte

The seat of Louisiana’s Evangeline Parish all but shuts down for the opening of squirrel season, a celebration of Cajun culture and community

Good Dogs

I’ve Got Your Back

When the unthinkable happened, a loving dog took the lead


A New Leader Takes the Reins at Ducks Unlimited

CEO Adam Putnam on the challenges facing waterfowl today


Inside a Rare-Gun Auction

History and craftsmanship take center stage at one of the country’s most anticipated antique and collectible firearms sales

Good Dogs

The Simple Magic of Fresh Dog Food

With fresh and healthy meals, The Farmer’s Dog is changing the face of dog food—one bowl at a time


For the Love of Quail

When the Rollins family isn’t overseeing a vast business empire and philanthropic foundations, you’ll find them among the Old Florida live oaks and cabbage palms of Blue Cypress Ranch, where the bobwhite is king—and a kennel of American-bred British Labrador retrievers is turning heads in the dog world

Land & Conservation

What You Need to Know about Fall Foliage This Year

The forecast for the Appalachian mountains calls for a better leaf-peeping season than in 2018