The Rebirth of the Sweet Sixteen

Long a favorite among Southern hunters, a classic shotgun returns to the field

Good Dog

All in a Dog’s Work

A bold little spaniel with strange business of her own


Riding High: Five Equestrian Resorts

Beyond luxury accommodations, great food, and first-rate service, these resorts are a Southern equestrian’s dream

Sporting Scene

The Quail Field Primeval

How a North Carolina plantation turned back the clock on bobwhite habitat

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Sporting Scene

North Carolina’s George Hi Plantation

Where the quail feel right at home

Good Dogs

Spring Training—It’s for the Dogs!

Only a handful of minor league teams across the country employ dogs as ball and bat retrievers, and Miss Babe Ruth left her mark

Good Dogs

Secrets of a Westminster Dog Show Judge

Turns out, it takes a lot more than a shiny coat and good training to win at Westminster

15 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

For Sale: Heritage Sporting Art

Hundreds of paintings and sculptures will be up for bid at this week’s Copley Fine Art Auctions’ Winter Sale


Reel Love

A behind-the-scenes look at fly fishing’s most devoted couple


Vince Lombardi’s Southern Season

The Super Bowl trophy’s namesake spent his largely forgotten last season trying to turn a scruffy team of Southerners into NFL champions

Good Dog

Born to Run

A lovable mutt with no patience for life at home

Land & Conservation

Manatee Mania: A Homecoming to Celebrate

Conservation efforts for the playful animals are seeing remarkable success

Sporting Scene

Polo’s Game Changer

A South Carolina phenom is helping break down the sport’s gender boundaries

Good Dogs

Five of the South’s Best Gundog Trainers

Few things can match the sublime pleasure of working with a great dog in the field. But the dogs don’t usually start out great. These trainers are here to help

Good Dog

Neighborhood Menace

He fought, stole, refused to listen, ruled the block, and had no shame—but he loved us

Good Dogs

Sporting South: The Driven Way

For a hunt that combines history, tradition, beauty, and some of the most challenging wing shooting you will ever encounter, cross the pond for a British driven shoot

Land & Conservation

Bluegill Dreams

An artist resumes a childhood obsession with the fish of his youth

Made in the South Awards

2015 Outdoors Category

Jeff Robbins’s throwback vessels are keeping a Southern tradition afloat

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Good Dogs

The 2015 Good Dog Photo Contest Winners

Meet the overall winner, top readers’ choice entries, and some of our favorites from this year’s contest


The Story Behind the Longleaf Gun

Making this one-of-a-kind quail gun took an international effort