Fish & Fly

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Want to take your fly-fishing to a new level?  How about hopping on a seaplane, flying down to the South Sound, and chasing sea run cutthroat?  Orvis offers monthly floatplane fly-fishing trips.  It’s a unique experience offering anglers a “trip of a lifetime in a single day.”  The plane can take them to areas that […]
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Turkey Hunting The Black Hills

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A sudden winter storm makes an already challenging public-land hunt even harder—and more rewarding I was on my way to check one last piece of public ground for my evening hunt, when something out of place on the trail, covered with fresh snow, caught my eye: a set of turkey tracks. I hopped out of […]
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How To Cook Venison Carbonnade

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Ingredients 3 lb. venison stew meat, cut into 2-inch cubes 2 Tbsp. butter 4 slices bacon, chopped 3 yellow onions, chopped 1 Tbsp. dark brown sugar 4 cloves garlic, minced 16 oz. Belgian dark strong ale or other dark flavorful beer 1 cup (or more) chicken stock 1 bay leaf 1 tsp. dried thyme 1 […]
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Tips For Bass Fishing In Winter

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By the time pumpkin-spice salsa and mayonnaise are back in stores, I’m losing my appetite for smallmouths. I love them dearly, but I spend so many days targeting them in spring and summer that when the temperature starts to drop here in the Northeast, I’d rather don long undies for stripers, pike, and steelhead. I’ve […]
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40 Vintage Fishing Tips You Should Know

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Essential advice from one of Field & Stream’s greatest writers For three and a half decades, H.G. “Tap” Tapply dolled out hard-earned wisdom on all things outdoors in his monthly column, Tap’s Tips. Here, we have compiled 40 of his best fishing tips from the ’60s and ’70s. Tapply specialized in quick, clever solutions to […]
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The Beginners Guide to Catching Your First Fish

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For most serious fishermen, it was their family and friends who showed them the basics of the sport. But not everyone was lucky enough to have been mentored to a lifetime of outdoor fun pursuing and catching fish. The good news is, learning to fish isn’t difficult. And it offers never-ending challenges in the outdoors. […]
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