Outdoor Life Online Editor


Spring Flings

Jump-start your fishing season with unbeatable strategies and rigs for trout, crappies, bass, catfish and walleyes. They’re guaranteed to clear the cobwebs from your rods and reels.

Best Bear Hunts

Our Hunting Editor picks the five hottest sopts in the western U.S. and Canada to hunt black bears this spring.

Fish of the Year

From a 300-pound Alaska halibut to Alabama farm-pond bream, a sampling of the many photos and stories we received from our readers.

Cub Killer

The quest for a 10-footer no longer mattered. We were now pursuing a cub killer. Whatever his size, we all vowed to hunt down this bear.