1968 Outdoor Life

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January
Features - I Say Make Wolves Big Game! (Let's forget prejudice and give the Wolf the status he deserves), Carnival And Catastrophe (A fleet of 1,000 boats sought silver Salmon but found disaster), Swiss Cheesecake (Old hands smile and team tenderfoot guide with tenderfoot hunter), Ski Up A Coyote (Using special skis and these tactics, I've killed 760 Coyotes), Triple Play On Bass (We fish three small, mighty rivers: answers to Bass-fishing dreams), Shoot The Works (Odds were against us, but we each hoped to get a Ram and a Buck), It's Tullibee Time (Your catch and your fun can be unlimited with northern Cisco), Blight On The Land: Part 2 (Strip mining has a brighter side, but what about the job ahead?), The Big One (How could I outwit this regal Elk that meant so much to me), The Great Upheaval (The Moose was helplessly trapped. How could we help him get free), Water Route To Rabbits (To hunt Rabbits, we travel 30 miles to sea. Crazy? No sir!), New Boats And Motors (Outboards from 1 1/2 to 125 horsepower team up with improved boats) Departments - Angling (The time and place for catching big Bass), Archery (Getting a bead on birds), Boating (Special: Outdoor Life boating, 1968), Camping (What's the best kind of camping for you?), Dogs (Tips on naming your dog), Salt Water (You often find Chum's the thing), Shooting (About the versatile 12 gauge), This Happened To Me, What's On Your Mind, Shopping, The Gist Of It, Where To Go, What's New
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March
Features - The Muskie Revolution (Many new waters now hold this titan of fishes, and best is yet to come), Wolves Don't Live By Rules (So says a man who's spent 40 years with this savage, savvy animal), Where The Blood-Red Char Go (We discover a river swarming with the Artic's mystery fish), Thirty-Year Elk Hunt (Eleanor finally licks her jinx, but it's a real cliff-hanger), Mooching In March (In weather so bad, can Salmon fishing be good? It sure can!), Snakes Are To Understand (Despite bites by four deadly snakes, expert can't stop. Here's why), Black Imps Of Satan (Crows are bad actors, but I admire their brains and sense of humor), Snowmobile Safari For Lakers (We whiz to a snug camp on a remote lake, get big Trout through ice), The Question Of Killing Power (O'Connor explodes myths, reveals factors behind fast kills), Fisherman's Africa (Wise sportsmen find fishing bonuses on their African trips), Cat In A Tinhorn (When a Bobcat goes underground with your best dogs, beware), How To Catch Big Bass (The lunker Bass of your dreams may fall for these techniques) Departments - Angling (Tip for a different kind of opening day), Archery (Plan ahead for your '68 Deer), Boating (What about electronic gear and gadgets?), Camping (The compass and how to use it), Dogs (Springer Spaniel championship), Salt Water (Art of preserving natural baits), Shooting (The question of killing power), This Happened To Me, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Where To Go, Shopping, What's New
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April
Features - Doom For The Salmon? (An exploding fishery in Greenland may devastate Atlantic Salmon), Do You Have A Good Game Eye? (Tips that experts have shown me on where and how to look for game), Where To Catch Fish (Special Report: 48 experts tell where they plan to fish, and why), A Lesson In Decoying Crows (I thought I was good, but then I hunted with a real-time Crow-buster), Detour For Gold (After a five-year jinx, I finally score on rare golden Trout), This Grizzly Climbed (Instinctively I scrambled up the tree, thinking I'd be safe), Crazy With Big Bass (This lake is rampaging, so I decide to try for a monster Largemouth), A Lady Baits Her Own Hook (An 11-year-old lady shows how to bait a hook), Wolves As I Have Known Them (In our 40 years of matching wits, wolves have taught me many lessons), We Threw Back The Big Ones (We battle with hordes of Stripers, then free 16 to 28-pounders), The Strange Blue Bull (Here's one of the most fascinating species we found in India), Tricks And Techniques Of Expert Fishermen (Why do some anglers always succeed? This quiz might up your score) Departments - Angling (Now's the time for Spring Brook Trout), Archery (Varmints tune you up for Deer), Boating (Should you try renting a boat?), Camping (How to pack your car for camping), Dogs (Shooting-preserve pointers), Shooting (Take salt with those ballistic figures), This Happened To Me, What's On Your Mind, Shopping, The Gist Of It
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May
Features - Way To Open The Season (I try a river that has some of the finest Trout fishing on Earth), The Al Goerg Story (Salvaged photos, emerging facts tell of triumph and tragedy in Alaska), How To Catch More Trout (Master angler's tricks add fun to your fishing, fish to your creel), The Convincer (Deer-killing Cougar makes my new hounds show what they're made of), Walleyes In Maytime (Thousands live near Walleye hotspot that goes practically unfished), The Inside Passage (Route of Yukon gold rush takes us North to rich scenery and fishing), When Gobblers Get Spring Fever (How an old gobbler's urge to sound off helps us plot his undoing), Crappies Like Schools And Trees (These two weaknesses and others help me clobber Crappies in spring), At Lunch With A Linx (Amazing photos show big Cat feeding on a deer 4 1/2 feet from camera), Bass Worth Waiting For (In four years, I heard, this lake had grown up, and I heard right), Winnipesaukee Landlocks (I get lowdown on these high-jumpers amid whining reels, bowing rods), The Rack Was No Phantom (I heard rumors of a vanishing Buck but never dreamed it a record) Departments - Angling (How to catch big brown Trout on flies), Archery (Important details for bowhunters), Boating (Searching for an all-around boat?), Camping (1968: Banner year for new gear), Dogs (The Golden's many roles), Salt Water (Wire line gets the deep stuff), Shooting (Big-bore rifles on varmints), This Happened To Me, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Where To Go, Shopping, Wnat's New, Fishing Seasons
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June
Features - New Life For An Old River (Atlantic Salmon, Shad hordes in the Connecticut? Here are the odds), Project Polar Bear (We "shoot" and tag 31 ice Bears in an effort to assure their future), Blueprint For Bronzebacks (I take a limit of Smallmouths almost every time out. So can you), Big Shots (A renowned old gunner recalls amazing shots at Quail and Waterfowl), Skagway And Beyond (Unforgettable train, hard-earned game photos, great Trout river), Hunters' Choice (Upland game birds, Deer, Ducks, Squirrels and varmints on one hunt), Big Pike All Summer (The tricks I use in broiling weather to catch more and bigger Pike), My Greatest Fishing Trip (We camp leisurely, then boat to wilderness lodge for great fishing), Last Minute Kudu (Lady Luck spurns us on African safari till Kiebe hisses, "Tendalla"), Cartop To The Hotspot (How lure designer's small boats gets as many fish as all his other gear), Acapulco, Ole (For $34 I get bargain battles with two of world's great billfish), You Can't Hunt Sheep That Way (Tenderfoot breaks sheep hunting's rule No. 2 to bag Ram a day early) Departments - Angling (Lowdown on catching grass-roots Trout), Archery (Alaska brown Bear with a bow), Boating (Maintenance tips for your boat trailer), Camping (Marks of quality to look for in camp gear), Dogs (Shooting-dog championship), Salt Water (Tricks for taking the Boston Blue), Shooting (Swing your shotgun and hit), This Happened To Me, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Where To Go, Shopping
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July
Features - Beyond Gods River (That's where we find wild waters teeming with grayling, big Lakers), Ordeal And Death (Wilderness Caribou hunt becomes nightmare of terror and tragedy), Fly In, Canoe Out (New approach costs us $39 each, gives us priceless northern fishing), Boating For Mule Deer (A 16-footer puts us in a deer-rich land passed up by other hunters), Channel Cats Get Me Off The Hook (Strings of channel on plugs? I have to show my skeptical pals), Wrack And Ruin (I photograph a rare three-way battle between raging Bull Moose), We Discover The Pacific (At cut rates we fly West for great fishing from five Pacific ports), New Tops On Wading (An expert reveals how to stay on your feet and catch more fish), Face To Face (I'll always remember the Bear that looked me in the eye at 10 feet), Fishing To Dream By (And dream we will of our budget trip to incredible Trout fishing), Cornball Trout (How an expert gets limits of Trout during the summer doldrums), Bullfrogs In The Bayous (Frogging after dark is exciting sport, and the catch is delicious) Departments - Angling (More on the Coho-Salmon picture), Archery (Get a head start on your hunting), Boating (A look at useful trailer accessories), Camping (Conquering those one-night stands), Dogs (Which bird dog for you?), Salt Water (Giant at the bottom of the sea), Shooting (Partridge hunting in Spain), This Happened To Me, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Where To Go, Shopping, What's New
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August
Features - Wanted: Caribou Hunters (We find out why Northern Quebec rates among world's top Caribou spots), Marlin Melee (An incredible 90-minute Billfish blitz ends our two-year jinx), Curiosity Kills Antelope (We borrow an old pioneer trick to sneak up on trophy Pronghorns), Assignment: Perch And Pickerel (Nothing seems to work till an unexpected encounter changes our luck), Happiest Hunting Ground (I have to find a new Gambrel hotspot - where there are no Indians), Wild Waters Of The Dubawnt (Huge lake Trout in a far-North river race one another for our lures), Anything Can Happen (Why my best-learned lesson is: never take a chance with a Bear), Farewell To Double Pneumonia (Summertime Steelheads on a great river that's come back strong), Johnny And The Fruit-Eating Moose (When a Moose ravages his orchard, Johnny looks for a legal loophole), The Great Buckeye Beagle Hunt (Can my "meat dog" keep up with some of America's top Beagles?), The Art Of Filleting Fish (Step-by-step pictures and directions for a perfect job), Whitefish Saved The Day (Trout spurn us, so we go after Whitefish in a tunnel and hit it big) Departments - Angling (Is this the most versatile lure?), Archery (How to use blinds and stands), Boating (Ways to rig your boat for trolling), Camping (Boners that I've seen - and pulled), Dogs (What about the rat-tail), Salt Water (Fishing down deep off Nova Scotia), Shooting (The Spanish shotgun picture), This Happened To Me, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Where To Go, Shopping, Wnat's New
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September
Features - Quest On Ice Mountain (Rumors of huge Rams lure us to a glacial land to try for a trophy), Big Bears Come Harder (To take a trophy brown, you've got to think and act like a Bear), Wonders Of Seneca Lake (Change of living standards makes a lake's Pike population explode), For Women Only (Now there's a Deer hunt that the ladies have all to themselves), Make Mine Moonshine (My vote's for bright nights; fishermen are scarce, Bass plentiful), "Shoot, He's Gonna Fight" (I face the head-on charge of a Moose I thought I'd killed), We Found THE Steelhead Hole (We take 15 to 20 Lunkers a day from this incredible steelhead river), Greatest Deer Hunt I Ever Had (The challenge: three different kinds of Deer in three days), Swan Song For The Sage Hen (We hunt a once-abundant game bird that's now so rare it's a trophy), Elk With Eleanor (My college days include hunting with Eleanor and Jack O'Connor), Blue Murder (That's the only way to describe a blitz by those toothy terrors), Leave Him Alone And He'll Come Home (If you're lost or disabled, just give the Western horse his head) Departments - Angling (Pike: the Northland's "old reliable"), Archery (Where to hit your Deer), Boating (How to stretch your boating season), Camping (How to choose and use axes and saws), Dogs (Kennel-building basics), Salt Water (Pointers on fishing the shallows), Shooting (New Ruger bolt-action rifle), This Happened To Me, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Where To Go, Hunting Seasons, Shopping, What's New
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October
Features - The Subject Of Guns (Special hunt proves anew the value of gun training in family of 13), Watch The Buck Runaways (When, where and how-to get your Buck from a stand), Who Owns The Game? (State and Federal agencies battle over your fish and game future), Heaven Is A Steelhead (Crimson-flanked giants slam our flies on a magnificent river), I Learned About Pheasants From Them (Why I never trust a Pheasant till he's in my hunting coat), Bike Buggy Bass (My unique rig solves a problem, helps me take eye-popping Stripers), One Beeg Bool (An easy trip gets me to great Moose country and a first-day trophy), Greatest Trophy Of All (I find a way to make a 10-year dream of a fabulous ram come true), How To Catch Small-Stream Bass (We take loads of Largemouths in little streams most anglers pass up), The Toughest Quail (Gladly we buck rugged country to gun this elusive mountain Bird), The Black Hare Of Halcott (Dad vowed that we'd get the coal-black mountain snowshoe Hare), News Of Your Region (Special 8-page news section on hunting, fishing and conservation), Wild Goose Sneak (Feeding Geese are wary, but stalk this way and you get into range) Departments - Archery (Your first time for Deer), Boating (Facts about building your own boat), Camping (Double your pleasure: try canoe camping), Dogs (Focus on a Pointer dynasty), Fishing (Heaven is a Steelhead), Salt Water (Tips on first aid for fishermen), Shooting (The .30/06 rolls along), This Happened To Me, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Shopping, What's New
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November
Features - DANGER! Heat Kills Rivers, Too (An almost unheard of threat suddenly imperils our waters and fish), King Of The Karisia Hills (A lion gives me my greatest disappointment and my greatest thrill), Frontierland Mulies (We hunt a historic land where Deer swarm from rimrock to desert), The Forgotten Choke (A shotgun boring of bad repute turns into a star performer), Mackinaw Alley (Lake's fabled lunkers elude me until a stranger shows me the ropes), A Slam For Anybody's Book (In one year I down a record-book Ram of each North American species), How To Con A Coyote (It takes more than a good stand and call to fool this wily predator), Atlantic Hotspot (Formerly ignored by anglers, the Virgins now yield record catches), Hunt On Nathaniel Mountain (I hoodoo an 18-man Deer drive, but things buck up with an assist), Strong Medicine For Big Weaks (Prescription for Gulf Sea Trout: a dose of drift-and-wade tactics), In The Jaws Of A Bear (Our hunt turns to terror as my gun jams and a Grizzly flattens me), Bag Of Tricks For Waterfowl (An expert offers 50 tips to improve your chances this season), News Of Your Region (Special news section on hunting, fishing and conservation) Departments - Archery (Selective bowhunting), Boating (Tips on fiberglass-boat care), Camping (How to sleep warm on cold nights), Dogs (The American Water Spaniel), Fishing (Atlantic hotspot), Salt Water (Smelting time's here again), Shooting (Sporting rifle accuracy), Christmas Gift Section, This Happened To Me, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, All Over The Map, Shopping, What's New
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December
Features - Death Came Running (An infuriated Grizzly attacked us one by one and left us for dead), Through The Looking Glass (Outdoor photogs: now you can "zoom in" on game without bulky gear), Lightning Strikes In Paradise (I have the greatest fishing day of my life with no rough edges), For More Goose Shooting (In Tennessee, we get a blind among 8,000 Geese for $3 a day), Foray For Deer (Fourteen Deer and a Bear is our score on this family-style hunt), The Great Argali Chase (I buck the Soviet hard line and enigmatic Mongols to get rare Ram), Night Raiders (We unleash hounds on corn-stealing Coons and get all-night action), Snowtime Pats (A ploy used by market hunters of old gets us in on snowed-in Grouse), Stay Dry In Winter (I take Trout in December with dry flies because I match the hatch), Happy New Year, Cougar Hunters (A Cougar's odd twists change our plans for a gala New Year feast), Born To Hunt: Part 1 (As a boy I hunted with Indians; tricks I learned still work today), Camping In Alaska: It's Different (Our camping editor finds unique pleasures - and pitfalls - in Alaska), News Of Your Region (Special news section on hunting, fishing and conversation) Departments - Archery (International competition), Boating (Tips on aluminum-boat care), Camping (Camping in Alaska: it's different), Dogs (Pro training for your dog?), Fishing (Balance your tackle for better fishing), Salt Water (Yahoo! It's a wahoo!), Shooting (Lowdown on controversial medium bores), Christmas Gift Section, This Happened To Me, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, All Over The Map, Shopping, What's New
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