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Must-Have Apps for Outdoor Adventures

Whether you hunt, fish, hike, or camp, these three apps are game changers

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Gifts for Every Outdoors-Loving Dad

Hot new gear and smart accessories for the boat, beach, and woods


Where to Trout Fish in Western North Carolina

Cast for fat rainbows, browns, and native brookies along these five of the region’s most productive and scenic rivers and streams

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Catching Up with Tom Kelly, the Poet Laureate of the Turkey Woods

The now ninety-five-year-old author reflects on the seminal Tenth Legion, which celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year


A Southerner’s Guide to Formula One

F1 cars make left and right turns—plus more tips for getting up to speed before the Miami Grand Prix

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A Game-Cooking Bonanza—and the Ultimate Panfish Recipe

At the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers wild game cookoff, Team Oklahoma goes next level with buttery panfish on the half shell and crispy fried panfish tails

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A Musician Unleashes a Rescue Pup’s Bird Dog Soul

Powered by a yearning to hunt, the Trampled by Turtles singer finds an unusual canine collaborator

Sporting Scene

Going Native for Deer

Why old-field management makes more sense than a common food plot

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Keeping Bugs at Bay in the Turkey Woods

For turkey hunters or anyone else tromping through the wilds, three effective ways to defend against spring’s insect hordes


What It Takes to Be a National Champion Bird Dog

Who’s a good bird dog? Miller’s Blindsider, that’s who, having just won the 2023 National Championship


Sporting Art Gems on the Block

Historic decoys, dog paintings, a rare folk art find, and more highlights from the online Copley Winter Sale

Arts & Culture

Meet Nashville’s Fly-Fishing Jeweler

Timothy Stammen brings trained hands and an angler’s eye to his bespoke creations

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Sporting Dogs Wow the Crowds at SEWE

High-flying pups and retriever demos steal the show at Charleston’s Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

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Five Can’t-Miss Stops at SEWE

With the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition set to kick off this month, our Wild South columnist (and SEWE regular) breaks down what’s at the top of his itinerary at the outdoors blowout

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In Praise of the Spoonie

Why the humble northern shoveler doesn’t deserve its bad rap


Dazzling Duck Calls

Josh Raggio brings his talent and vision to Main Street in Raymond, Mississippi


West Virginia’s Winter Wonderland

In the Allegheny Mountains, charming small towns and cross-country ski adventures beckon

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Sporting Gifts to Give and Covet

Classics, upgrades, and some new winners for the outdoors-lovers in your life

Food & Drink

Eye-Opening Duck Recipes from Five Top Hunting Lodges

Whether a rubbed-and-roasted centerpiece, a rum-infused appetizer, or real-deal duck soup, these five recipes—from five of the South’s top hunting lodges—showcase wild waterfowl in all its flavorful beauty

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Southern Conundrum: Is It Okay to Hunt Singles After You Flush a Covey of Quail?

A few thoughts on tradition versus science versus ethics in the quail woods