Founded in 1895, FIELD & STREAM is the world's leading outdoor brand. Each month, F&S delivers hunting and fishing tactics from the experts, gear reviews, and adventure stories.
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Fall Break • From birds to bulls to bucks, there’s no shortage of adventures to seek come autumn—or great stories to tell when the season ends
September • The first sign of leaves beginning to turn can only mean one thing—a new hunting season has arrived
Out of the Smoke • The smell of tobacco barns is a sure sign dove season is back—and that fall is finally here
Month of the Muddler • On steelhead rivers in autumn, this month is your best chance to trigger a strike on the surface
Further Into Fall • At the end of a brutal physical test in some of the West’s steepest terrain, the author unexpectedly arrows his first bull elk
Tina’s Last Fall, Part 1 • There were signs that the author’s English setter was slowing down, but not as she sailed through the grasslands on an early-fall hunt for sharptail grouse
October • The second act of the season starts to take on a different feel—and look
Another Chance • On a backcountry mule deer hunt, second chances don’t come easily. When they do, you’d better be ready
Roar of the Freight Train • In some Northwest waters, steelhead can reach 30 pounds—or bigger—and their fighting power lives up to this pattern’s namesake
Tina’s Last Fall, Part 2 • On an unforgettable hunt in the Wisconsin north woods, the author’s setter pointed one woodcock after another—but they would be her last
November • As temps drop and the last of the foliage clings to the trees, the season’s main event kicks into gear
Best Seat in the Woods • For a whitetail hunter, there’s no better place to watch nature’s spectacle than from a treestand in November. That is, until you pull the trigger
Day of the Intruder • As the season nears its end, the fishing gets more difficult. Even when it’s over, steelhead have a way of invading your dreams
In Living Color • In late November, there are simpler—and closer-to-home—waterfowl shoots than a harlequin hunt. But very few are as adventurous, or wild
Tina’s Last Fall, Part 3 • Chasing prairie chickens and rooster pheasants through the sprawling grasslands of the plains, the author and his setter share their final hunt together
Family Meal • What better way to cap off a day’s hunt than with a nourishing meal, a good friend, and a warming blaze?
Still Hunting • These days, there is no shortage of distractions to help you pass the time in a treestand. But if you give in to them, you’re missing the point
Hunt of a Lifetime • You never know what hunt will be your last, so enjoy the one you’re on
Stubborn as a Muley • The author’s first mule deer hunt went exactly as planned. The rest of them, not so much
Venison Yakamein • How to cook a wild version of a classic (and hangover-curing) New Orleans recipe
Woods Wise • Food plots are wildly effective, but for the author, taking a deer in the timber is still the pinnacle of deer hunting
Return to the River • For me, there could be only one cure for a lagging bout of COVID
Making Moves • The urge to pull stakes is universal
This Happened to Me! • I saved my little sister from a shark attack!
The Road to Recovery • The surprising key to solving big-game migration conflicts in the West? Roadkill
The Never-Ending Season • While some duck hunters agonize over how they’re going to hunt enough days with all their responsibilities at home and work, guide Dusty Brown doesn’t give it a second thought. He knows the only way to truly hunt the waterfowl...