Cover Preview- October 2002

Get the Bird

Field & Stream Online Editors

Special Report: Dead Deer Walking
Chronic wasting disease kills big game, stymies biologists, frightens hunters and it's spreading. Is there an end? First of two parts.

River of Lesser Gods
The possibility of steelhead-and redemption-in one corner of British Columbia.

How to Define a Strike Zone
Your first fish of the day can help you catch the rest.

The Things Deer Leave Behind
They're trying to speak-if only you'll listen.

FEATHER & WING

  • Five Aces
    Hunting grouse and woodcock the old way.

  • The Holy Grail
    The wild quail of South Texas are a breed apart.

  • Admiring the View
    A beautiful bird in beautiful country. What more could a pheasant hunter want?