Featured by C.J. Chivers
F&S Classics: The Life Ahead
To kill time during an unexpected vacation extension, the author seizes an opportunity to teach his sons the first lessons of their fishing lives
Squid Fishing: The Most Underrated Bite in the Northeast
This month, an underrated bite heats up in the Northeast. Grab some jigs and watch out for the ink: It's squid season.
Cold Wars: Ice Fishing with Jigs Forged from AK-47 Scrap Metal
The discovery of a long-forgotten collection of ice-fishing jigs—forged from AK-47 scrap metal, no less—leads to a memorable winter of hard-water fights with pike, perch, and bass
Mikhail Kalashnikov: The Father of 100 Million Rifles
Editor’s Note: Lt. Gen. Mikhail Kalashnikov, the gunsmith credited with creating the AK-47, died on Monday in the Russian city … Continued
Powerless at Sea: How a Spare Fuse Became a Lifesaver
**It should have been a routine family fishing trip–the author and his wife with three of their young children jigging … Continued
Great Stories From Field & Stream Writers: ‘Pain’ by C.J. Chivers
Chris Ott knew the enraged grizzly was coming back to finish killing him. Knocked flat, half-scalped, blinded by his own … Continued
Operation Thresher: Fishing for Monster Sharks off The Shores of Rhode Island
Mick Chivers lowered the rod as the gaff struck the bluefish and his brother Jack swung the fish over the … Continued
A Sportsman at War
For the third time in five years, Mike Perra has put aside chasing fish for hunting bombs in Iraq. Like thousands of other soldiers, he’s got a love of the...
The History of the Kalashnikov
The designer ofthe most successful rifle ever made sat at a table in a quiet corner of theKremlin. He was … Continued
Fishing for Dinosaurs
The alligator gar has outlasted everything that millions of years could throw at it, but it may not surive its label of "Trash Fish." Now, in Texas, two catch-and-release anglers...