Franchi Instinct Sideplate Lead

First Look: Franchi Instinct Sideplate

The new Instinct Sideplate sets itself apart with an elegantly engraved, color-case-hardened sideplate-style steel receiver, providing classical accents to its gold-plated trigger and complementing its rich AA-grade satin-finish walnut stock.

Field Tested: Chief Upland Over/Under Hunting Vest

The whistle rang in my ears as the Vizsla wheeled on cue. No pheasant there. The lack of a bird didn’t dim her spirits, however, as the dog’s excited bounce belied. Onward she ran, down row after row of stiff sorghum stalks in pursuit of her prey.

Recipe: Pheasant and Homemade Noodle Soup

If you’ve never made your own noodles, follow this simple recipe to turn your next pot of soup into your new favorite comfort food.

Secretary Zinke Expands Hunting and Fishing on 30 National Wildlife Refuges

Continuing his efforts to increase access to public lands, Secretary Zinke will open more than more 251,000 acres to new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities across 30 national wildlife refuges just in time for the 2018-19 hunting seasons.

Hardware: Benelli Ethos 28-Gauge, 3-Inch

The 28-gauge Ethos is a quality sporting shotgun from a trusted maker, and the 3-inch shells go a long way toward closing the power gap between this increasingly popular sub-gauge and its larger kin.

March's True Madness

This month many waterfowlers are more interested in BB loads than college BB teams. That's because the Light Goose Conservation Order creates a spring waterfowl season rifle with opportunities to bag birds—if you’re mad enough, that is.

Honeymoon Hunt: Hawaii’s Bucks of Paradise

His wife wanted to visit Hawaii after their wedding, and they lived happily ever after when he discovered the hunting opportunities for free-range axis deer on the island of Lanai.

6 ‘Non-Native’ Species We Love to Hunt

Here are six nonindigenous species that enrich our sporting lives.

Sage Grouse Live!

Sage grouse, prairie chickens and sharptails have disappeared from parts of our country where they were once common. But proper management can restore these tall-grass species, if hunter-conservationists do their part. Here’s how to hunt the strongholds where they remain—and become inspired about the revival of our native gamebirds.

The Little Gun That Could: 20-Gauge Mossberg FLEX 500

Just how much gun do you need to take down a black bear? Probably not as much as you might think—so long as you know what you're doing.

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