Chad Fisher

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Food Fight Friday: The Last Supper

When Field & Stream Deputy Editor Colin Kearns suggested a weekly post pitting food photo against food photo, I never thought it would make a …

Turn Your Dog into a Turbo Retriever with Backyard Obedience Drills

<i>Photo by Denver Bryan/Images on the Wildside</i><p>Want a turbo retriever this fall? Start training now. Whether you're working with a pup or a gray-muzzled …

Tips for Protecting Your ATV When Riding Through Deep Mud

<i>CC image from Flickr</i><p>In today’s world of mostly belt driven ATVs and UTVs, the transmission seems to take a beating whenever you decide to get in the …

Turkey Hunting Tips: How to Ready a Glass Call

<i>Photos by Luke Nilsson, Turkey photo by Sam Zierke/Windigo Images</i><p>Take on this little project before turkey season starts: Get your glass call ready …

How to Purr with a Diaphragm Turkey Call

A mouth call's versatility is tough to beat, and the hands-free operation is a huge asset when turkeys are in close. But it's unquestionably the most …

5 Ways to Use Venison Minute Steaks

The other day I pulled this package of meat from our freezer--a steak that had been given to us by my girlfriend T. Rebel's dad from the cow elk he …

How to Call In a Gobbler ... with a Nail

Not only can it be done, but there are two ways to do it: 1) You can hold a nail in your off hand, or put it in your pocket, while you call in a …

A Run-and-Gun Turkey Hunt Through the Nebraska Sandhills

We were trapped, caught between the cedar-choked ravine we'd just clawed up and a huge sweep of grassy meadow a bobcat could barely slink through. No …

How to Get Your Dog in Hunting Shape During the Off-Season

<i>Photo by Bill Buckley</i><p>Though waterfowl season is months away, you need to think now about a training regimen for your dog. As a diehard waterfowler, …

Video: The Ultimate Turkey Hunting Bike

I can't tell you how many times I've read to "take a mountain bike turkey hunting." It's a great idea in theory that rarely pans out in real life, …

How to Teach a Kid to Turkey Hunt

A couple of years ago, on a plane returning home from Texas, I sat next to a 7-year-old boy who had just added a Rio Grande to his Osceola, putting …

How to Hunt Turkeys in the Backcountry

Break out the backpack and camp out for a wilderness turkey this spring. The farther you go into the mountains or deep woods, the better your chances …

Wild Game Recipe: How Marinades Really Work

For some reason, the go-to recipe for wild-game always starts with "Soak (insert game meat here) in Italian dressing for three days." Seriously, how …

Hunting Gear: Screwing Up

One of the things I will go to my grave without knowing is, why is so much hunting equipment put on the market with obvious flaws? Is no one paying …

How to Train a Bird Dog in Your Living Room

<i>Photo by Denver Bryan/Images on the Wildside</i><p>Not too long ago many trainers believed that bringing a young gun dog in the house would ruin its nose …

Does Your Camo Match?

I don't do redneck often, but my turkey gun is an exception. It's an 870 Super Mag with a Mossy Oak Break-Up stock. The rest is well-worn Realtree …

Better Bait: How to Keep Crayfish Alive For Weeks

Crayfish are one of my favorite live baits for smallmouth bass in late spring and throughout summer. Rather than catch them as needed, I like to keep …

5 Tips for Venison Hamburger Steaks

Much in the same way minute steaks were an instrumental part of my family's dinners, so too did hamburger steaks make a regular appearance on the …

How to Make Your Own Waterproof Matches

Photo by Luke Nilsson<p>These easy-to-make fire starters provide an all-in-one solution to starting a blaze: ignition, accelerant, and fuel in a single …

Recipe: Sesame-Crusted Pan-Fried Rainbow Trout

<i>Photo by Johnny Miller; Food Styling by Roscoe Betsill</i><p>The James Beard Award–winning chefs Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier of Arrows restaurant in …

How to Cure a Gun-Shy Puppy

When puppies are surprised by loud noises, they may become shy for life. Prevent this by teaching yours that violent sounds mean something good is …

Turkey Hunting: Sit or Sneak on a Flocked-Up Tom

Flocked-up birds? Toms not leaving hens? Here are two ways to fill your tag anyway.<p>As I hunted Nebraska's Pine Ridge with Allen Williams of Dos …

Outdoor Survival: First-Aid Kits

I was asked what's in my first-aid kit. Since I don't remember, and I'm too lazy to dig it out, I'll give you some general rules about first-aid kits …

How Many Times Have You Caught The Same Bass In The Same Spot?

I was in Jackson Hole, WY, not long ago and ended up having a long conversation with guide who fishes the Snake River. He's a really busy guy in the …

Two Ways to Deal with Buck Fever

Drawing on my extensive medical background, I classify buck fever as a form of hysteria in which your cerebrum and cerebellum shut down …

All That Remains: How to Make Game Stock

One thing you can do to amp your kitchen credibility quickly is learning to make stock--a flavorful cooking liquid that forms the base of many soups, …

Spring Scouting: The Search for One Killer Spot

It's finally spring, and I've been walking some of my hunting properties in earnest. As Hurteau and I have pointed out previously in this space, if …

Are You an Ant or a Grasshopper?

You may recall Aesop's Fable of The Ant and the Grasshopper. In case you don't, it went something like this: A grasshopper who sang and danced all …