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."