Special Issue: Great Stories: American sportsmen consistently cite spending time with family as a top reason why they hunt or fish. Hours in the field or on the water not only bring loved ones together; they make for powerful stories to be retold for generations. Here are 15 true tales of family, tradition and the outdoors from your favorite Field & Stream contributors.
Fishing Trip Advisor, Page 19: Learn ways to determine if a guide or lodge is worth your money. From packing your gear under TSA guidelines to what to look for on their website to monitoring social media activity, ensure your trip will be a great one.
The Wild Chef: Pickled Duck with Creamed Collards, Page 22: A whole roasted duck is of the greatest wild game dishes, and it just got even more delicious. The duck is marinated overnight, yielding some super flavorful waterfowl.
The February 2015 issue of Outdoor Life is on newsstands and the iPad now.
Extreme Accuracy, Page 32: Looking to take your rifle marksmanship to the next level? Follow these expert skills and tips to enhance your shooting ability. This guide covers shooting better groups, positional shooting, hits from 1,000 yards and more.
Field Test: Take The Edge Off, Page 17: The popularity of the replaceable knife-blade has boomed in recent years. Originally the darling of the backcountry, outdoorsmen of all stripes have come to appreciate its utility. The editors have given their takes on the best of the best, so you can buy yours with confidence this season.
The Bottom Line, Page 66: Confused by the glut of fishing line on the market today? Here's a simple guide to perfectly match your lure with the right line – every time (we recommend ripping it out and storing it with your gear).