Field & Stream Homepage GEAR 10 Essential Tools for Hunting, Fishing, Camping and Survival 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 By T. Edwards Nickens The Latest The Gun Nuts Some Thoughts on Shotgun Triggers What we “trigger slappers” can learn from today’s top sporting-clays shooters By Phil Bourjaily posted Apr 19th, 2018 Here’s what the “trigger slappers” of the world can learn from today’s top sporting-clays shooters… Hunting How to Clean Morel Mushrooms Here's the best way to prepare all the morels you find this spring. Once they're clean, be sure to cut them like this for cooking and stock, so you don't waste a single morsel By The Editors posted Apr 17th, 2018 Here's the best way to prepare all the morels you find this spring. Once they're clean, be sure to cut them like this for cooking and stock, so you don't waste a single… Hunting How to Sauté Morel Mushrooms Sautéing morels isn't hard once you know the secret to it. Here's how to perfectly cook your foraged mushrooms without drying them out By The Editors posted Apr 17th, 2018 Sautéing morels isn't hard once you know the secret to it. Here's how to perfectly cook your foraged mushrooms without drying them out. Hunting How to Cook Turkey-Stuffed Morel Mushrooms Make the most of spring by using wild turkey as a tasty stuffing for morel mushroom caps. Here's how to cook up this simple and savory dish. By The Editors posted Apr 17th, 2018 Make the most of spring by using wild turkey as a tasty stuffing for morel mushroom caps. Here's how to cook up this simple and savory dish. The Gun Nuts Six Best Folding Knives for Outdoorsmen Petzal picks his favorite folders in every price range—except cheap posted Apr 16th, 2018 David E. Petzal picks his favorite folding knives in every price range—except cheap. The Gun Nuts Blast from the Past: Pedersen Device This piece of World War I ingenuity converted a bolt-action rifle into a semiauto carbine By Phil Bourjaily posted Apr 13th, 2018 The Pedersen device converted a rifle into a semiautomatic carbine for increased firepower during World War I. A Sportsman's Life Fletcher’s Gets Three New Rowboats Spring, and fishing, must be around the corner By Bill Heavey posted Apr 12th, 2018 Spring, and fishing, must be around the corner… The Gun Nuts Should Bird Hunters Use Non-Toxic Shot for Grouse and Woodcock? Our shotguns expert explains the pros and cons of shooting steel or bismuth loads on small birds By Phil Bourjaily posted Apr 10th, 2018 Our shotguns expert gives the pros and cons of shooting non-toxic ammunition in the uplands. The Gun Nuts The Ideal Deer (and Occasional Elk) Cartridge You can’t beat the .270 Winchester or the .280 Remington. Which is better? Take your pick. By David E. Petzal posted Apr 9th, 2018 You can’t beat the .270 Winchester or the .280 Remington. Which is better? Take your pick. See All Latest Stories Top Stories New Cutting-Edge Turkey Tactics 2018's Best Turkey Hunting Gear The 17 Most Innovative Military Firearms Flyfishing with Deer-Hair Flies So You Want to Kill a World-Record Whitetail? “Sometimes I want to tell people that just because I killed a big deer, it doesn’t make me a better hunter than anyone else.” Stephen Tucker The Hunter's Mushroom Tips for finding, cleaning, and cooking spring morels The Beginner's Guide to Morels Video: How to Clean Morels 10 Tips for Hunting and Cooking Morels Video: How to Make Turkey-Stuffed Morels In Season The Wild Chef How to Cook Delicious Wild Game Pizza in a Cast-Iron Skillet This wild pizza is crispy, cheesy, and ready in minutes. And perhaps best of all—no tipping required By Colin Kearns posted Mar 1st, 2018 The secret ingredient to the most delicious and easiest homemade wild game pizza is a cast-iron skillet. Hunting How to Create Red-Hot Turkey Hunting Habitat with Small-Scale Prescribed Burns Raising turkey habitat out of the ashes By Will Brantley posted Feb 1st, 2018 On a landscape level, periodic prescribed burns reduce the fuel load (leaf litter and dead logs on the forest floor) that builds over the years and can cause wildfires… Fishing Kickoff the Fishing Season with a Pickerel Slam Fest The time to strike is right after the ice melts By Joe Cermele posted Feb 1st, 2018 If you’ve got an ultralight spinning rod, chains can make it bend before all the more glamorous species wake up. Hunting Snow Birds: Turkey Hunting the Black Hills A sudden winter storm makes an already challenging public-land hunt even harder—and more rewarding posted Jan 15th, 2018 A sudden winter storm makes an already challenging public-land turkey hunt the Black Hills of South Dakota even harder—and more rewarding… Reader Questions Q. Do the best cuts of venison taste as good as the best cuts of beef?—99EXPLORER ANSWER THIS QUESTION Q. What’s the “best" AR hunting caliber/cartridge?—FIRSTBUBBA ANSWER THIS QUESTION Social Video Hunting The Wise Guys 10 Outdoor Legends Share Their Greatest Hunting and Fishing Skills By Will Brantley and Joe Cermele From the Editors David E. Petzal Petzal is the Rifles editor for Field & Stream. His writing ability and knowledge of firearms are often referred to as "godlike." The Gun Nuts The Ideal Deer (and Occasional Elk) Cartridge You can’t beat the .270 Winchester or the .280 Remington. Which is better? Take your pick. The Gun Nuts Join the Scope Revolution Seven reasons why today’s scopes are better than ever—way better The Gun Nuts The 9 Best African Hunting Books Petzal picks his favorites, from Ruark and Capstick to Aagaard and Boddington Michael R. Shea Shea’s first F&S story was about how to tan a deer hide in your bathroom. (His wife was not amused.) He’s now one of the brand’s go-to writers, adventurers, and video producers. The Conservationist New Spending Bill Promises Windfall for Conservation $1.3 trillion package passed by the Congress is a potential boon for fish, wildlife, and sportsmen Six Wildest Hunting Adventures at SCI From the world’s largest grouse to the planet’s toughest sheep, from the Arctic Circle to the Australian bush, here’s what your wildest dreams are made of Best Taxidermy from the SCI Convention Baboons, buffs, bongos, and more. Joe Cermele Cermele is the fishing editor for Field & Stream and the host of Hook Shots, a digital series that blends fishing with punk rock—naturally. How to Tie a Spoon Fly That Will Catch Fish Anywhere Spoon Skinz makes tying spoon flies easy—and the result is an offering that few fish can resist Chop, Chop! How to Rig and Fish Cut Baits These four bait rigs will catch the biggst channel catfish, flatheads, gator gar, and redfish in any water Shave and a Hair Bug: How to Flyfish with Deer-Hair Flies Spun-hair files are secret weapons for bass, pike, and trout. Here are the best fly patterns, fly-tying tips, and big-fish tactics Scott Bestul Bestul is one of the industry’s leading deer experts. If a Field & Stream tip helped you kill a deer, you can probably thank him. 12 Secrets to Finding More Shed Antlers Follow these expert tips to have your best-ever bone-collecting season Best New Compound Bows from the 2018 ATA Show Whitetails Editor Scott Bestul reveals his top new bow picks from the 2018 Archery Trade Association show Best New Crossbows from the 2018 ATA Show Whitetails Editor Scott Bestul reveals his favorite new crossbows from the 2018 Archery Trade Association show More From Field & Stream 21 Classic Camping Tips Essential advice from the F&S archives The Locals How a supertight group of buddies chases resident Canada geese Gear The Total Outdoorsman's Guide to Knives How to wield, sharpen, maintain, and survive by the outdoorsman's ultimate tool By T. Edward Nickens posted Apr 6th, 2018 The Total Outdoorman's Guide Knives: How to wield, sharpen, survive, and thrive with the ultimate tool. Gear Bonus Blades: 10 Essential Tools for Hunting, Fishing, Camping, and Survival 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 By T. Edward Nickens posted Apr 6th, 2018 From slime-proof fillet knife to a classic axe to a next-level survival knife, these 10 bonus blades belong in every Total Outdoorsman's collection. Gear Everyday Knife Skills How to survive and thrive in the wild with a trusty knife posted Apr 6th, 2018 No matter if it's for survival, EDC, or even kitchen work, a trusty knife can save the day. Gear Knife Work We Live For The sound of an edge running across a stone, punching a hunting tag, field-dressing a deer—these moments capture why outdoorsmen love knives By T. Edward Nickens posted Apr 6th, 2018 From punching a hunting tag to making the final cut on a deer, these are some of our favorite moments to use a knife.