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Field & Stream

April/May 2018
Magazine

"The World's Leading Outdoor Magazine." devoted to the complete outdoor experience and lifestyle.

CONTRIBUTOR

COLLECTIVE WORK • Creating a bigger, better, and sharper-looking magazine

Barn Raising

Cheers & Jeers • HUNTING BFFS, GREAT AMERICAN GEAR, A CONSERVATION CONFLICT, AND ONE HAUNTING TALE

BURIED IN BASS HEAVEN • Sometimes finding the biggest spring largemouths means scraping a little paint off the boat—or tidal sludge out of your underwear

SHOOT THE GAP • New hybrid rifles walk the line between long-range hunters and competition paper punchers

NEW HEAVIEST HITTER • Tungsten Super Shot is the densest projectile you can fire at a turkey

TROUT AU BLEU WITH ROASTED GERMAN SALAD • Transform your catch into a delicious masterpiece that would make Papa proud

THE GRADUATE • A first-time fly guide takes the author on a trout trip he’ll never forget

SPOONFUL OF SUGAR • A modern twist makes spoon flies easier for fish (and you) to swallow

THE PLOT THICKENS • Avoid half-acre patches of disappointment with these food-plotting do’s and don’ts

A MAN WITHOUT A KNIFE IS A MAN WITHOUT A LIFE • HOW TO WIELD, SHARPEN, MAINTAIN, AND SURVIVE BY THE OUTDOORS-MAN’S ULTIMATE TOOL

Carve a Jaw Spear

KNIFE SKILLS FOR LIFE • No matter if it’s for survival, EDC, or even kitchen work, a trusty knife can save the day

BONUS BLADES • In the spirit of you can never have too many knives, here are 10 cool tools—each with a unique purpose—to add to your collection

Throw a Knife Like You Mean It

Fight Off a Wild Animal

Reprofile a Blade

WHY DOES THIS KNIFE COST $1,500? • Burt Foster, a Master Smith and season-two winner of the TV show Forged in Fire, built this drop-dead-gorgeous dream knife—just for FIELD & STREAM. Here’s why it’s worth every penny

SHAVE AND A HAIR BUG • THEY MIGHT LOOK LIKE WORKS OF ART, BUT SPUN-HAIR FLIES ARE SECRET WEAPONS IN THE FLY BOXES OF MANY ANGLERS, AND THEY CAN BRING SOME SERIOUS MOJO TO YOUR BASS, PIKE, AND TROUT GAME

HAIR TONIC

CLASSIC HAIRDOS

SPIN CLASS

TIP OF THE SPUR • On the cutting edge of turkey hunting, the most obsessed gobbler fanatics are pushing the boundaries to be more successful and have more fun. Today's trendsetters are toting crossbows and .410s, pressing their own mouth calls, tackling tough public birds by choice, and generally doing whatever they can to make the madness of spring last a little longer. If you want in, these are hot tactics, tricks, and gear you need to try

Game Changer: Carry a .410

Trending Breeder Hens

THE MAP APP

Game Changer: Go Public (on Purpose)

Trending D.I.Y. Mouth Calls

TRAPLINES

Game Changer: Carry a Crossbow

Bust a Move

THE RETRO LOOK

CHOP! CHOP! • THESE FOUR KILLER CUT-BAIT RIGS DELIVER THE BLOOD, GUTS, AND (HOT DOG) MEAT TO CHANNEL CATS, FLATHEADS, GATOR GAR, AND REDFISH LIKE NOTHING ELSE

THE MASTER’S WORK • Burt Foster is an artist—one who transforms raw steel and salvaged wood into the most striking knives imaginable. But spend two days in his shop as he forges a blade, and you’ll see that the process is just as beautiful as the end result

BLADES of GLORY • NOTHING GOADS SPRING MONSTERS INTO ATTACKING LIKE A FLASHING, THUMPING HUNK OF SPINNING METAL. HERE’S HOW FOUR PROS USE BLADED BAITS — FROM SPINNER RIGS TO BUCKTAILS — TO SCORE TROPHY FISH NOW

Northern Pike ROLL THE CABBAGE

SWITCH BLADES

Muskies BURN A BUCK

Walleyes SPIN THE SPAWN

D.I.Y. SPINNER RIG

Bass BE A BLADE RUNNER

ADD AND SUBTRACT

MY LIFE ON THE EDGE • Six decades in the outdoors, told through the stories of...


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Frequency: Quarterly Publisher: Camden Media Inc. Edition: April/May 2018

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: March 10, 2018

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Travel & Outdoor

Languages

English

"The World's Leading Outdoor Magazine." devoted to the complete outdoor experience and lifestyle.

CONTRIBUTOR

COLLECTIVE WORK • Creating a bigger, better, and sharper-looking magazine

Barn Raising

Cheers & Jeers • HUNTING BFFS, GREAT AMERICAN GEAR, A CONSERVATION CONFLICT, AND ONE HAUNTING TALE

BURIED IN BASS HEAVEN • Sometimes finding the biggest spring largemouths means scraping a little paint off the boat—or tidal sludge out of your underwear

SHOOT THE GAP • New hybrid rifles walk the line between long-range hunters and competition paper punchers

NEW HEAVIEST HITTER • Tungsten Super Shot is the densest projectile you can fire at a turkey

TROUT AU BLEU WITH ROASTED GERMAN SALAD • Transform your catch into a delicious masterpiece that would make Papa proud

THE GRADUATE • A first-time fly guide takes the author on a trout trip he’ll never forget

SPOONFUL OF SUGAR • A modern twist makes spoon flies easier for fish (and you) to swallow

THE PLOT THICKENS • Avoid half-acre patches of disappointment with these food-plotting do’s and don’ts

A MAN WITHOUT A KNIFE IS A MAN WITHOUT A LIFE • HOW TO WIELD, SHARPEN, MAINTAIN, AND SURVIVE BY THE OUTDOORS-MAN’S ULTIMATE TOOL

Carve a Jaw Spear

KNIFE SKILLS FOR LIFE • No matter if it’s for survival, EDC, or even kitchen work, a trusty knife can save the day

BONUS BLADES • In the spirit of you can never have too many knives, here are 10 cool tools—each with a unique purpose—to add to your collection

Throw a Knife Like You Mean It

Fight Off a Wild Animal

Reprofile a Blade

WHY DOES THIS KNIFE COST $1,500? • Burt Foster, a Master Smith and season-two winner of the TV show Forged in Fire, built this drop-dead-gorgeous dream knife—just for FIELD & STREAM. Here’s why it’s worth every penny

SHAVE AND A HAIR BUG • THEY MIGHT LOOK LIKE WORKS OF ART, BUT SPUN-HAIR FLIES ARE SECRET WEAPONS IN THE FLY BOXES OF MANY ANGLERS, AND THEY CAN BRING SOME SERIOUS MOJO TO YOUR BASS, PIKE, AND TROUT GAME

HAIR TONIC

CLASSIC HAIRDOS

SPIN CLASS

TIP OF THE SPUR • On the cutting edge of turkey hunting, the most obsessed gobbler fanatics are pushing the boundaries to be more successful and have more fun. Today's trendsetters are toting crossbows and .410s, pressing their own mouth calls, tackling tough public birds by choice, and generally doing whatever they can to make the madness of spring last a little longer. If you want in, these are hot tactics, tricks, and gear you need to try

Game Changer: Carry a .410

Trending Breeder Hens

THE MAP APP

Game Changer: Go Public (on Purpose)

Trending D.I.Y. Mouth Calls

TRAPLINES

Game Changer: Carry a Crossbow

Bust a Move

THE RETRO LOOK

CHOP! CHOP! • THESE FOUR KILLER CUT-BAIT RIGS DELIVER THE BLOOD, GUTS, AND (HOT DOG) MEAT TO CHANNEL CATS, FLATHEADS, GATOR GAR, AND REDFISH LIKE NOTHING ELSE

THE MASTER’S WORK • Burt Foster is an artist—one who transforms raw steel and salvaged wood into the most striking knives imaginable. But spend two days in his shop as he forges a blade, and you’ll see that the process is just as beautiful as the end result

BLADES of GLORY • NOTHING GOADS SPRING MONSTERS INTO ATTACKING LIKE A FLASHING, THUMPING HUNK OF SPINNING METAL. HERE’S HOW FOUR PROS USE BLADED BAITS — FROM SPINNER RIGS TO BUCKTAILS — TO SCORE TROPHY FISH NOW

Northern Pike ROLL THE CABBAGE

SWITCH BLADES

Muskies BURN A BUCK

Walleyes SPIN THE SPAWN

D.I.Y. SPINNER RIG

Bass BE A BLADE RUNNER

ADD AND SUBTRACT

MY LIFE ON THE EDGE • Six decades in the outdoors, told through the stories of...


Expand title description text