1950-1959

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."

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April 1950 ](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,629900_631800,00.html) | [

March 1951

March 1951](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,687373_631800,00.html) | | [

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November 1951 ](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,629902_631800,00.html) | [

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December 1951 ](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,629903_631800,00.html) | [

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December 1952 ](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,629904_631800,00.html) | | [

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January 1953 ](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,629905_631800,00.html) | [

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August 1953 ](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,629907_631800,00.html) | [

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July 1955 ](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,629911_631800,00.html) | | [

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April 1954 ](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,629910_631800,00.html) | [

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January 1959 **](https://www.outdoorlife.com/outdoor/coverarchive/article/0,20197,629912_631800,00.html) |