1950-1959

Fishing, Camping, Deer, Guns, Gamebirds, Hunting

Fishing, Camping, Deer, Guns, Gamebirds, Hunting

January 1950Outdoor Life Online Editor
Fishing

Fishing

April 1950Outdoor Life Online Editor
March 1951Outdoor Life Online Editor
Dogs, Guns, Gamebirds, Hunting

Dogs, Guns, Gamebirds, Hunting

November 1951Outdoor Life Online Editor
Hunting, Guns, Deer

Hunting, Guns, Deer

December 1951Outdoor Life Online Editor
Hunting, Fishing

Hunting, Fishing

December 1952Outdoor Life Online Editor
Fishing

Fishing

January 1953Outdoor Life Online Editor
Fishing, Kids

Fishing, Kids

August 1953Outdoor Life Online Editor
Fishing

Fishing

April 1954Outdoor Life Online Editor
Fishing, Kids, Dogs, Camping

Fishing, Kids, Dogs, Camping

July 1955Outdoor Life Online Editor
Hunting, Horses, Wild West, Elk, Adventure

Hunting, Horses, Wild West, Elk, Adventure

January 1959Outdoor Life Online Editor

The first color photograph ever used on an Outdoor Life cover appears in February 1950. The mountian lion photo was provided by famous western hunter Grancel Fritz. The postwar period shows American sportsmen adjusting to a new phenomenon called "leisure time."