1973 Outdoor Life

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January
Features - The Grand Slam Caper (Glory hunters and fast-buck artists are making a mess of Sheep hunting), Spring In The Wild Land (I film the drama that unfolds each year in the Northern Rockies), Top Hitters In The Salt (Surface plugs are dynamite for saltwater fishing. Here's how it's done), 'Legend' Of Buck Hollow (A huge set of disembodied antlers comes bobbing wraithlike toward me), The Portable Boat Man (He's the one who fishes waters you can't reach by any other means), This Most Unusual Guide (It's hard to keep eyes on the skies when you hunt Geese with this guide), The Spring We Moved The Moose (Transplanting Moose involves some tough problems - as I found out), Bobwhite Quail Challenge (Bobs are combat veterans now. Jungle warfare's the way to get 'em), Hooking At Pike Lake (I get a big kick out of going ice-fishing the way Eskimos do it), Squeaking Up The Red Fox (I learn to make like a noisy mouse, and Red Foxes almost run me down), Fish Fry On Ice (It's exciting to fish after dark when some good eating comes next), A Moose Hunt In Alaska (Outdoor Life featured this stirring adventure on its first issue), New Boats And Motors For 1973 (Horsepower is up, and more craft are custom built for anglers), News Of Your Region (8-page Section on hunting, fishing and conservation) Departments - Archery (No. 1 place for bowhunters), Boating (New boats and motors for 1973), Camping (How to select the best tent for you), Dogs (New kind of trial), Fishing (Surface plugs on salt water), Salt Water (Deep stuff with wire), Shooting (Aim where it ain't), This Happened To Me, All Over The Map, What's New, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Shopping
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February
Features - Black Day For Mallards (The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers digs in to channelize the Cache), A Royal Flush (The Elk I wanted was King of the Mountain. Could I ever outsmart him?), Winter On The Kings (This California river offers great winter flyfishing for hefty Trout), The Black Bear As Fisherman (What toll does this predator extract when Salmon return to spawn), "The Fish Are Lightin'" (Being in dark about Walleyes on ice is great with flashlight rigs), Ugly But Manageable (Our state tries a limited but controversial season on Alligators), Yesterday's Gunning Today (Hunters who try for Prairie Chickens get a taste of another era), My First Pneumatic (This magazine's second issue notes a dramatic change in bicycle riding), What Kind Of Fish Is That? (The Walleye's full of surprises when it appears on West Coast waters), What's A Boy Do In Alaska? (Here's how a 10-year-old sees the wonders of his magnificent state), Sagebrush Showdown (We find it helps a lot to use a Hound when hunting Western Cottontails), Turkey Hunting: Agony And Ecstasy (To what lengths will this bizarre passion urge its helpless victims), News Of Your Region (8-Pace Section on hunting, fishing and conservation) Departments - Archery (Where did you go wrong?), Boating (For boating information), Camping (Camper's zoo), Dogs (Quail championship), Fishing (Put those odd lures to work), Salt Water (Topwater plugging), Shooting (Trigger tips), This Happened To Me, All Over The Map, What's New, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Shopping
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March
Features - Riddle Of The Red Tide (What is this lethal organism that periodically ravages our coasts?), Bandit Bears Of Kashmir (We get royal treatment and an exotic hunt for a workingsman's price), Bargain Packtrip (An outfitter takes us to seldom-seen waters and great Trout fishing), The Earmarked Buck (By concidence, I learn the age of a Deer from a cattleman's brand), Bedding Down On The Feather (Camp here and you're within a cast of Shad, three kinds of Bass), Big Birds In A Rain Forest (We hunt Currasows and gorgeous Turkeys in the jungles of Yucatan), Otisco Grab Bag (In this lake, big Trout are suddenly battling Bass for top billing), Tax Time Turkey (Ice and snow seem far behind when I met the Dixie Gobbler), Good Things Come In Small Packages (The van conversion: a double-duty rig, a great compromise RV), The Natives Of High Meadow (Detective work and a hard backpack take us to wilderness cutthroats), The Sea Change (I'm eager as a racehorse when silvery Shad transform the Mattaponi), I Always Read The Ads (A selection of advertisements from the first year of this magazine), News Of Your Region (8-page Section on hunting, fishing and conservation) Departments - Archery (Get more clout with a club), Boating (Tips for trade-ins), Camping (A look at the RV's for '73), Dogs (Springer Spaniel Championship), Fishing (Troll to find fish), Salt Water (Getting down to plugs), Shooting (A new twist in bolt actions), This Happened To Me, All Over The Map, What's New, The Gist Of It, What's On Your Mind, Shopping
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Water Spotting

May
Features - The Skin Game (How under-the-table payoffs come out of the hunter's pocket), Far From The Crowd (We find solitude and eager Trout where the monkeyflowers bloom), Hit With A Rest (To make a clean kill on game with a rifle, steady is the word), Jig And Bob For Bronzebacks (We take boyish delight in the success of our jig-and-bobber setup), A Day Of Rough Shooting (A delightful English hunt for hares and pheasants, common-man style), Return Of The Perch (After an absence of 15 years, the Perch of Lake Michigan are back), Quarterback Option Play (Pro football's Earl Morrall calls signals with rifle and rod), A Day Of Terror (We're trapped on an ice flow drifting out to break up in rough water), Everybody's Gamebird (Here's year-round wingshooting that's yours for the asking), What Is This - Hooky? (I teach inner-city kids to read better by taking them fishing), Show Off, Sound Off And Get Home (If you're lost or disabled, make the right kind of fuss about it), Beginner's Blues (I sail with a knowing Captain on a calm sea for jumbo Bluefish), Everything's Spinorty (The canoe goes along piggyback when I take the ladies out after Bass), News Of Your Region (8-page section on fishing, hunting and conservation) Departments - Archery (Hunting the islands), Boating (Food for all hands), Camping (For roughing it smoothly), Dogs (Questions and answers), Fishing (Catch more Bass and Trout right now), Salt Water (Flatfish fighter), Shooting (Barrel-cleaning fact and fiction), This Happened To Me, All Over The Map, What's New, The Gist Of It, What's On My Mind, Shopping
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June
Features - Adventure At Every Bend (My family and I find Trout galore, other delights in wild high country), Big Kudu In "South West" (African "farm" hunt has action aplenty plus the amenities of home), Primer For New Pike Fishermen (Pike are stocked all over nowadays. Here's how to catch them), My Bear Was Blue (I desperately wanted to bag this rare, silvery bear with my bow), Wild In The Willows (An old trick with a new wrinkle takes Largemouths in the treetops), Zoom To Better Pictures (New light zooms for 35 mm. cameras offer versatility for outdoor work), "The Fly Is Up" (My Irish hosts show me their unique way of enticing Lunker Trout), Bighorns Of The Big Bend (Modern management gives Texas bighorn Sheep a new lease on life), Prospecting For Gold (We tackle a torturous trail to find a mother lode of trophy Trout), Prairie Dog Shoot (Your best weapon against wildlife poisoning may be a varmint rifle), Bonefish To Burn (Hook a good Bonefish, and you'll be hooked for life. I did, and I am), Don't Slander The Sucker (He's a tasty fish that checks a bait with the caution of a banker), News Of Your Region (8-Page section on fishing, hunting and conservation) Departments - Archery (The all-year bow season), Boating (The art of trailering), Camping (More ways to rough it smoothly), Dogs (Pop-A-Top is champ again), Fishing (How to choose the right line), Salt Water (The fighting Flatfish), Shooting (Stock your own lever rifle), This Happened To Me, All Over The Map, What's New, The Gist Of It, What's On My Mind, Shopping
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August
Features - Must This Land Die? (Strip-mines threaten to ravage the coal-rich Powder River basin), Catch Big Drive-In Pike (We fish in a wilderness that can be reached by air, rail or road), How Your Guide Sees You (Boob or great guy: it depends on your savvy and ability to read), Three For The Price Of One (Rainbows, Brookies, Kokanees provide action on a fine Western lake), Show Your Kids Our Great Outdoors (How I keep my youngsters from being swayed by antihunting forces), Here Comes The Bass Blitz (New impoundment comes on strong with big Bass and lots of them), The First Dog Up (A lifetime of hunting ends for a fabulous Springer named Flirt), Reach High For Trout Treasure (We outhike the weekenders to fish along on the High Sierra's roof), This Feathered Isle (I shed fishing gear and get a shotgun when I see Ireland's birds), The Codfish Party (A short run on calm seas to Codfish angling without bait), Worm-Fiddling Championship (Strum this last tango for worms, and you'll never dig them again), One Bright Light For Salmon (That's Iceland, where the splendid Atlantic thrives as never before), News Of Your Region (8-Page Section on fishing, hunting and conservation) Departments - Archery (Bowhunting basics), Boating (Camping by boat), Camping (Camping for all ages), Dogs (Gundogs for work, play, glory), Fishing (Tricks for Walleyes year-round), Salt Water (Yellowtail blitz), Shooting (The Wildcats: why and how), All Over The Map, What's New, What's On Your Mind, The Gist Of It, Shopping
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October
Features - Finest Hours In The Wild (The eerie gold of twilight is tops for shooting - with gun or camera), Tricks That Take Big Cohos (Here's how I've caught more than 1,000 river-run Salmon on files), Buck Of My Life (Where Boone and Crockett trod, I bag a rare record book Whitetail), Wildlife's Best Friend (If the antihunters win, wildlife will lose - to starvation and disease), Fish The Middle Ground (Lunkers swarm where surfcasters cannot go and trollboaters seldom try), Visions Of A Trophy Deer (Was I wrong to search till the last day for a massive Muley buck), Bright-Eyed For Bushytails (A boy with a cut-down .410 takes me back to another opening day hunt long ago), Triple-Play Hunt (A mixed bag of birds is prize enough when the top gun is a lady), Old Fighter (The fish belonged to an age when Ozark rivers ran clean and free), How To Skagit A Goose (The great white Geese fly to us from an island north of Siberia), Make An Offer A Bull Elk Can't Refuse (How to call up the lord of the harem for one of hunting's top thrills), What's New In Snowmobiling (Makers are using innovations to reverse the slump in sales), Cruising The Tidewater (Whatever your pleasure, you'll find it in this marshy wonderland), News Of Your Region (8-Page Section on hunting, fishing and conservation) Departments - Archery (Keeping up), Boating (Stretch your boating season), Camping (Let's not spoil our sport), Dogs (Some interesting questions), Fishing (How to catch Lake Trout), Salt Water (Weaks come on strong), Shooting (Scope lore), All Over The Map, The Gist Of It, What's New, Shopping, What's On Your Mind
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November
Features - Greatest Hunter Of All? (Certain death haunts the dark woods on silent wings), A Wild Kind Of Fishing (Almost a mystic rite on ice, this action evokes a primeval thrill), Order For Elk (We endure a nightmare to test our theory: the big bulls roam high), Trout Of The Rio Irati (Myth and reality mesh when I backpack up a storied Spanish river), Easy Way To Butcher Your Deer (Step-by-step photos show how to beat those high meat prices), Hunting In Waterfowl Mecca (Here the spectacle of flying birds almost outshines the shooting), Sun River Dream Buck (My second encounter with a big Mule Deer takes on a strange twist), Battling Blues In The Surf (We sling metal into boiling suds where Bass of over 18 pounds feed), They Brought Back The Pike (Dedicated sportsmen's trap-and-transport plan rejuvenates a lake), Take Your Wife Fishing? (My wife undergoes a terrible transformation whenever she boards a boat), Waterway Squirrels (For bushytail limits, keep your eyes peeled and your feet wet), How To Find The Best Snowmobiling (The picture is changing, and good trail info is harder to dig out), News Of Your Region (8-Page Section on hunting, fishing and conservation) Departments - Archery (Expect the unexpected), Boating (Winter wisdom), Camping (Tricks for your next trip), Dogs (Trail's end), Fishing (Wnat's new in tackle), Salt Water (The mighty Mako), Shooting (The brush-buster story), All Over The Map, What's New, What's On Your Mind, The Gist Of It, Shopping
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