Sporting

Land & Conservation

Currituck Defenders

Long a duck-hunting mecca, North Carolina’s Pine Island stands as one of the few remnants of the untamed Outer Banks. Today, thanks to the National Audubon Society, it’s also a living laboratory for how to protect the coastal South’s uncertain future


Conservation

South Carolina’s Wild Acquisition

Unspoiled island formerly owned by Ted Turner is now part of the state’s park system

Land & Conservation

Currituck Defenders

Long a duck-hunting mecca, North Carolina’s Pine Island stands as one of the few remnants of the untamed Outer Banks. Today, thanks to the National Audubon Society, it’s also a living laboratory for how to protect the coastal South’s uncertain future

Made in the South Awards: Outdoors

Winner: Hollifield Bamboo Fly Rods

Runners-Up: a fire pit from Deus Modern, landing nets by HeartWood Trade, and axes from Richardson Axeworks

Hurricane Michael

What Hurricane Michael Did to Quail Country

After slamming into the Gulf Coast, Michael set its sights on some of the South’s most cherished pine forests

ADVENTURES

Falconry in Georgia: A Hunt Like No Other

The sport of kings still reigns at Sea Island Resort

Conservation

How Fishing Captains are Saving the Everglades

Meet Captains for Clean Water, the non-profit that’s charting a new course for South Florida’s ecosystem—and the fisheries it supports