August 2003

Special Deer Season Preview

Field & Stream Online Editors


Deer Country
Our complete guide will help you become a deer habitat expert.

Optics Test
Tough glass you can afford.

Find Your Buck
Our guide (with maps) to the secret spots where big deer live.

I Need a Bass Vacation!
The action in your local pond may be slow, but we found five spots where the largemouhs are hungry, abundant-and big. Time to hit the road.

Muskie Hunt
Are you angler enough to catch the baddest fish in freshwater? You will be after you read this. PLUS

  • 5 Hot New Deer Rifles
  • Summer Spinnerbait Tricks
  • The Aging Lardass’ Guide to Hunting and Fitness