Sporting Scene

The Game Goes On

Forget standings and scores. In these parts, college football is about more than winning or losing


Golf Legend Ben Crenshaw

The golfer reflects on the course that taught him almost everything he knows

Sporting Scene

Sight Fishing for Giants

One of sportfishing’s most storied tournaments returns to Tuna Alley

11 Slideshow

Land & Conservation

Tangled Up in Indigo

On the trail of an endangered species

Good Dogs

Heritage Hunt

Deep in the North Carolina Piedmont, one man has made sure that the storied tradition of taking to the field with a pack of beagles in mad pursuit of rabbits lives on

13 Slideshow


On a Heritage Hunt

Go on a rabbit hunt with a pack of beagles

Good Dog

The Shell Game

For an Oklahoma farm kid, a pup with a nose for turtles was a boy’s best friend


The Trouble With Asian Carp

A modest proposal for the invasive species spreading through the Mississippi River basin

Sporting Scene

Aiming High

A sporting family cultivates a wildly beautiful retreat in the heart of the Texas prairie

Good Dog

Canine Inspiration

An artist reflects on the dogs that have found their way into his work—and heart

Sporting South

Best of the Sporting South: Field Guides

A top-notch guide can turn a bad day into a good one and a good day into an unforgettable experience. Hedge your bets with any of these eleven standouts

Sporting Scene

Shotguns for Women Shooters

A new class of shotguns arrive as more women head to the range

Sporting South

Best of the Sporting South: Top Dog

In the world of field-trialing bird dogs, there are pointers and then there are…more pointers. So when an English setter named Shadow Oak Bo won the National Championship, he sent a shock wave through the circuit. Then he did it again

Land & Conservation

Dwight McCarter: The Tracker

During his thirty years tracking lost souls through the Smokies and beyond McCarter rescued twenty-six people, many of them children. These days he’s still in the mountains, often thinking about those he found—and the few he didn’t

Arts & Culture

Best of the Sporting South: Master of the Hunt

For the painter Eldridge Hardie, his art isn’t just a vocation. It’s a way of life

8 Slideshow

Land & Conservation

On The Trail With Dwight McCarter

Expert tracker Dwight McCarter takes us into the Great Smoky Mountains


On the Trail with Dwight McCarter

Explore the Great Smoky Mountains with an expert tracker


Video: A New Spin on Skeet Shooting

Mike Higgins, president of the United States Helice Association, explains what makes helice so unique


Crazy for Quail

Think the golden age of wild Southern quail hunting is gone forever? Don’t tell that to three South Carolina sportsmen who spent twenty long years transforming an old pine plantation into a wild bird haven

Good Dog

Dog on the Run

No matter how hard we try, some dogs just can’t be contained