The State of Hunting

Our first national reader survey: What you said about land, ethics, laws and guns. Plus, more on the state of hunting and a place for your feedback.

Field & Stream Online Editors

The Future of Hunting

_ The good news is that we have plenty of game animals. The bad news: We're running out of places to hunt them_

Field & Stream has conducted this special report to find out what we need to do to ensure the future of hunting. With the articles in this section we cover every aspect of the sport: Game, guns, ethics, conservation, and why we're out there in the first place. We even talk to Ted Nugent about involving the next generation.

Follow the links below for the full story on the state of our sport.

1. The Future of Hunting
We often hear that hunters never had it so good. But there's more to the story, and it's not all happy news.

2. The 2003 National Hunting Survey
Official results of our website poll of more than 2,800 hunters.

3. Why I Hunt
Additional reponses that weren't published in our magazine from readers telling us why they hunt.

4. Follow the Nuge
Ted Nugent on kids, hunting, and why we need to do a better job of putting the two together.

5. If You Want to Hunt Forever...
Take these seven crucial measures now to ensure the future of the sport.

6. Send Us Your Comments
We want to hear from you! What do you think about our report? What else can we do to ensure the future of our sport? Tell us on our reader feedback page.