1998 Sports Afield

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March
Features - Why Fish? (Delving under the surface to find meaning in a simple pleasure), Trouble In Paradise (The boat's trashed. It's blowing like hell. Not a fish to be found...and the rum's running out. Now we'll see who the real fishermen are), Getting Started: Sea Kayaking (These speedy, floating ATV's are luring sportsmen everywhere onto the water. The complete rundown on gear, guides and techniques), Early Risers (Winter may linger, but the fish are up and hungry. There's no better time for chasing brown trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass, bonefish, walleye and steelhead), Turkey Crazy (It's that time of year again - the toms are hot to trot), The Outfitter (Lightweight trail trompers, three-season sleeping sacks; mountain bike accessories; and the latest gear for the gobbler hunter), Backcountry (Traversing the snowfields of Mt. Revelstoke) Spring Sports 1998 - Classic Adventures And New Frontiers - Rafting (Classic Action - Why the Colorado is still the finest whitewater on earth The New Spin - Go it alone on a do-it-yourself river-running adventure), Biking (Classic Action - How to find miles and miles of premier pedaling The New Spin - It's all downhill on a lift-served trail), Flyfishing (Classic Action - The timeless art of the wet fly The New Spin - Saltwater sight-casting for cantankerous stripers), Hiking (Classic Action - Clear your mind on America's grand old trails The New Spin - Fastpacking's ultralight and speedy delights) Almanac - News, Tips, Facts And Lore (Save Your Local Stream: the American Heritage Rivers Initiative; Eat Your Lawn: edible backyard greens; Herm's animal trivia) Departments - Editor's Notes, Letters, Reports Afield, New Gear Review, Ecowatch, Outdoor Skills, Lures & Flies, Bass, Nature Watch, Rock & Trail, Boats & Motors, Shooting, Outdoor Rights, Trout, Survival, Off-Road, Food & Drink, Mountain Biking, Fitness & Health, Bows & Arrows, Arms & Ammo
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April
Features - Mud Season (There's winter, there's spring - and there's the muck in between), Getting Started: Mountain Biking (It's time to consider the all-terrain capabilities of the sportsman's two-wheeled off-roader. The basics of biking in the backcountry), The Techno-Tacklebox (Modern science reinvents the rod, reel and lure), The Honor And The Glory & The Fine-Spotted Snake River Cutthroat (When teams from 17 countries converged on Jackson Hole for the World Fly Fishing Championship, ambivalence was caught and released and suddenly pride was on the line), The Outfitter (Rain-busting jackets for spring showers; sensible spools for every fishing situation; and the Frugal Camper's guide to affordable outdoor gear), Backcountry (Man, bike, a mountain of sand and an indomitable urge) The Sportsman's Waterworld: A Navigator's Guide To Aquatic Adventure - The Skinny On Flats Boats (A fleet of new hull designs silences the old slap and chatter), Strokin'! (Can you really canoe? A river-runner's paddling primer), Cool Water Tools (Polarized, amphibious, ergonomic: Coast Guard approved get-wet gear), Kicking Bassboats (The 1998 bucketmouth regatta: Hot rides for hard-core fishing), The Human Propeller (Five performance paddles - for less than $100 each), All-Star Aqua Dogs (The new breed of specialized, submergible footwear), Ladies And Gentlemen, The Rolling Stones! (The amazing of concrete canoes) Almanac - News, Tips, Facts And Lore (Scoping out chicks: Scientists sign on as surrogate hens to wild turkey poults; Please Don't Feed The Wildlife: Suburban coyotes become nasty neighbors in Colorado; Hiking's Rocky Surprise: The ups and downs of scrambling scree-lined slopes) Departments - Editor's Notes, Letters, Reports Afield, New Gear Review, Outdoor Skills, Lures & Flies, Survival, Bass, Hunting, Rock & Trail, Nature Watch, Trout, Off-Road, Outdoor Rights, SA's 1997 Fishing Awards Winners, Shooting, Food & Drink, Arms & Ammo
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May
Features - Wild Trout (A tale of mountains, streams and the wily creatures within), Riding Into The Wild - Have Truck, Will Travel (Adjust the tires, get into gear and let the car people eat your dust), The Mechanical Pack Animal (How to convert your mountain bike into a hill mule), I Want My ATV! (If you have bugs in your teeth, you must be having fun), Horse Sense (And Sensibility) (The original backcountry transport is still tough to beat), Bass Fishing's 10 Biggest Myths (What you think you know may be the reason you're not catching anything), Flyfishing In Theory And Practice (Are you a match-the-hatch fanatic? Do you suscribe to dozen-fly dogma? A hard look at some flyfishing faiths), Escape From Forbidding Canyon (Deep in this mysterious chasm are traces of a lost race, a rugged beauty beyond compare, and perplexing dead ends beyond reason), A River Runs Through...Indiana? (Can a Montana flyfisherman find happiness in the Hoosier State. Bronzebacks and Bluegills beware). The Outfitter (The Water Bearers: Portable hydration systems; Bring on the Beasts; Accessories for the wildlife voyeur; Cool Clothing; Breathable threads that beat the heat), Backcountry (Seeking solitude in Cape Scott Provincial Park, B.C.) Almanac - News, Tips, Facts and Lore (Reckless boaters put to the test; Stricter boating regulations nationwide; Beware of Brackish Water; A dangerous bacterial infection can affect saltwater anglers; No-Bug Bandanna; A fashionable approach to warding off hungry insects; The Latest Threats to Freshwater Fish; Dams, pollution and exotic species are having adverse effects on native populations. Plus, gundog safety afield and more) Departments - Editor's Notes, Letters, Reports Afield, New Gear Review, Trout, Turkey, Food & Drink, Fitness & Health, Outdoor Skills, Angling, Outdoor Rights (Reform and The Forest Service), Ecowatch, Boats & Motors, Bass, Rock & Trail, Lures & Flies, Bows & Arrows, Survival, Shooting, Arms & Ammo
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Summer
Features - Riding Fence (A sportsman tangles with some barbed issues), Summer On The Water - Big, Ugly Green Fish (On these lakes, Bassing isn't always fishing, it's obsessing), High In Packrod Paradise (The hikes are long, and the air is thin, but in special high-mountain meadows, the lakes are thick with Trout), Last One In Is Muskie Bait! (For camping, sailing, waterskiing, fishing, barbecueing, swimmming and just horsing around, 10 unsurpassable lakes), Paddling The Interface At Dawn (To canoe these pristine waters is to rediscover the exhilaration of self-propelled independence), Entomology For Idiots (A primer on the three bugs that mean the most to Trout), The Widemouth World Of Disney (In which dad takes the kids to the Magic Kingdom and discovers the real attraction - Bass. A ride you won't want to miss), Wild Beer (A bibulous safari in search of trophy longnecks and malted boat), Getting Started: Summer Backpacking (Long days and warm nights make this the perfect season to get a taste for miles of trail. The basics of backcountry trekking), Salmonland (Why did Leif Eriksson love Newfoundland? Same reason we do: Two-thirds of the best Salmon rivers in North America are there), The Outfitter (Enlightened Tents: Take a load off with one of these three-season featherweights; Paddle Happy kayaking gear for the well-appointed craft; Lessons from Boot Camp: Hiking shoes for daytrippers and trail-trekkers), Backcountry (Indulging in a flyfishing whim from on high) Almanac - News, Tips, Facts and Lore (The King on Guns; The Elvis Presley Winchester Model 94; A Reason to Howl; Translating wolf-speak; Conservation, Texas-Style; Using financial incentives to protect ocelots, owls and other endangered species; Sweet Camping Dreams; Self-inflating sleeping pads) Departments - Editorial Notes, Letters, Reports Afield, New Gear Review, Ecowatch, Rods & Reels, Outdoor Skills, Fitness & Health, Trout, Mountain Biking, Shooting, Outdoor Rights, Photography, Off-Road, Survival, Boats & Motors, Nature Watch, Food & Drink, Arms & Ammo, Bass, Bows & Arrows, Lures & Flies, Hunting
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August
Features - The American Wilderness: A Sports Afield Special Report - Why It Matters (How wilderness has defined our national character), What We Talk About When We Talk About Wilderness (The glorious and sad story of America's love-hate relationship with the wild), Playing In The Zones (Spanning the continent to bring you pristine tracts of untamed land where you can still get far, far afield), Teddy Roosevelt Is Rolling Over In His Grave (In the game of eco-political football, the conservationists are always on the defense. You can't tell the players without a program), Crossing The Backbone Of The World (Into the heart of Montana, with a man born 100 years too late), Sit! Stay! Fetch! Whoa! (These may be the dog days of summer, but it's only six weeks to bird season. Time for a tune-up. Welcome to doggie mini-camp), The Outfitter (Life-Savers: Equipment that will get you home alive; Biker gear: Tools to keep you upright; Millennuim Materials: High-tech fabrics for all kinds of weather), Backcountry (Gaining an advantageous view of the horizon) Almanac - News, Tips, Facts and Lore (Plant Peril Grows: Learning to protect our flora from extinction; Desert Data: Death Valley, one of the hottest places on Earth; Knot Again: Casting and retrieving the right way will keep you from getting into a tangled situation) Departments - Editor's Notes, Letters, Reports Afield, New Gear Review, Ecowatch, Rock & Trail, Trout, Boats & Motors, Photography, Food & Drink, Lures & Flies, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Skills, Fitness & Health, Angling, Survival, Shooting, Bass, Arms & Ammo, Nature Watch
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September
Features - The Perfect Day (Ideal weather, and time to burn. What could go wrong?), Wanderlust - Awesome Autumn Adventures - Back Of Beyond In The Adirondacks (Canoeing, hiking, casting and blasting where few ever roam: the most remote and rugged corner of a 6-million-acre wilderness), Down The Devil's Highway (Are you tough enough to take on el Camino del Diablo? Thousands have died trying. You'll see their skeletons along the way), The Wanderlust Itch-Scratcher (Our trip-finder for the restless sportsman: 20 more ways to get lost in the mountains, on the water and in the desert), 1998 Whitetail Report - Deer Nation (They're in the woods...on the streets...in the farms and gardens...25 million and counting. Should hunter's be happy? A special look at a complex species), Sports Afield's 1998 Deer Survey (We've got their numbers, and we know where they are. An exclusive 50-state guide to Whitetails and Mulies), The Adrenaline Curriculum (Who needs pencils and books? Grab your backpack, flyrod, bike, skis and kayak and get credit in the country's best colleges for outdoor sports nuts), The Bad Shot (If he missed another bird, his dog was going to ditch him), The Outfitter (Vested Interests: Sleeveless wonders for sports; Heavenly Bodies: Tools for watching the night sky; The Buck Stops Here: Gear that gives you an advantage), Backcountry (Making eye contact with a wild and wooly one) Almanac - News, Tips, Facts and Lore (Pointing Labs: The best hunting breed ever? Deterring Destructive Animals: Protect your home from beastly intruders; Whirling Disease In Hot Water: Keeping gear clean; The Modern Art Of Hawking Lessons from A Falconer Departments - Editor's Notes, Letters, Reports Afield, New Gear Review, Ecowatch, Mountain Biking, Rods & Reels, Rock & Trail, Hunting, Fitness & Health, Bows & Arrows, Bear Encounters: Black Grizzlies, Boats & Motors, Nature Watch, Shooting, Lures & Flies, Food & Drink, Bass, Arms & Ammo
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October
Features - Listening To The River (Life's great escape may be running through your backyard), Appetite For Destruction: The Fine Madness Of Smashing Pumpkins (Seeds become shrapnel when homemade catapults and air cannons discharge orange orbs at the annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin'), Prime Time - The Best Season, The Most Fun - Legends Of The Lava Beds (This eerie volcanic California terrain is wild hiking country - and the site of one of America's strangest battles), 15 Monumental Adventures (Backpack, climb and raft through history. National treasures that offer more than a great view), A Confederacy Of Puppies (Four unruly dogs, three eager hunters, one veteran Lab and one authentic guide. Let the Washington wingshoot begin), Getting Started: Saltwater Flyfishing (It isn't just for the tropics anymore. Stripers ande Bluefish are hot quarry in cold water. The techniques, gear and destinations to reel them in), The Deer, The Writer And The Mississippi Gloam (Larry Brown quit hunting 15 years ago to become an award-winning author of Southern fiction. One autumn day last year, he returned to the anonymity of the woods), The Outfitter (Woolly Comeback: The natural advantage of wool sweaters; Rack Steady: Sturdy trunk-mount bike racks; Knockout Knives: Folding blades for any outdoor need), Backcountry (Wading the undammed to reach the trail ahead) Almanac - News, Tips, Facts and Lore (What Frogs Are Telling Humans: Environmental degradation may be killing the amphibians; Avoid Desert Disaster: Precautions to seasonal challenges; Dove Season Prep: Tips to improve your take; The Lowdown On Flats: Repairing trail blowouts; Caring For An Older Dog: Ensuring quality of life and longevity) Departments - Editor's Notes, Letters, Reports Afield, New Gear Review (1998 Editor's Choice Awards), Ecowatch, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Skills, Off-Road, Angling, Rock & Trail, Fitness & Health, Survival, Hunting, Trout, Deer, Shooting, Arms & Ammo
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November
Features - A Dangerous Triangle (A Mountain Lion reminds man and dog of their place in nature), The New Hunter - A Special Report - Between 14 and 17 million Americans - an increasing number of them women - will go hunting this year, but their reasons for doing so are changing, as are the ways they go about it. Increasingly, these new hunters are expressing an ecological awareness and sensitivity for life that makes them value process over product, the experience over the trophy. From the Jersey woods to the mountains of Wyoming, a special look at the future of hunting), The Road To Tuktoyaktuk Is Paved With Ice (When it's 50 below, 200 miles to the nearest town, and the only ride you can find is on a behemoth truck careening down a frozen river, the last thing you want to say to the driver is "Pic lak luc ai!". A tale of Artic extremes and Inuvialuit profanity), The Cost-Conscious (But Totally Powder-Greedy) Skier's And Snowboarder's Guide To The Steep And Cheap (Top 20 resorts for quality snow at affordable prices), Traffic Jam On The Flyway Highway (It looks like another strong year for Ducks, but migratory Canada Geese are still hurting. The 1998 Waterfowl forecast for the major flyways), All The Pretty Mules (Six men, tall in the saddle on donkey-horse hybrids, set forth across Nebraska's Sand Hills in search of their destiny and...Prairie Chickens. What would John Grady Cole say?), The Outfitter (Ski Like A Mogul: Alpine gear at peasant prices; Slush Busters: Shoes for weathering winter; Fowl Territory: Decoys to fool the discriminating bird) Almanac - News, Tips, Facts and Lore (Vulture Culture Takes Wing: Raptor populations infiltrate suburbia; Tips For A Cool Camp: Keeping comfortable on a bed of snow; Make The Most Of Going Dutch: Improving your culinary camp skills; Turning Into Tires: Healthy wheels maximize mountain bike performance; Cornering Cold Ducks: Six tactics for finding wintertime waterfowl) Departments - Editor's Notes, Letters, Reports Afield, New Gear Review, Rock & Trail, Mountain Biking, Fitness & Health, Off-Road, Photography, Food & Drink, Rods & Reels, Survival, Lures & Flies, Hunting, Bass, Deer, Outdoor Skills, Waterfowl, Shooting, Arms & Ammo
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Winter
1998-99

Features - How Much Wood? (The warmest fire is the one fueled by a hard day's work), The Deer Hunter (The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, turning 50, discovers that the remedy to living life as a slave of habit and urban depravement lies in a northern Vermont forest and involves a muzzleloader, a perfect sandwich and an old, red coat), Storm Into Winter - It's A Backcountry Bonanza - Skiing The Roof Of Wyoming (Unlike modern-day expeditioners, mountain men like Jim Bridger had no skis, down or Gore-Tex when they first explored the Wind River Range - but they did have the Rendezvous), Julie Zell's Wild Ride (How did a 30-year-old wanderer from Syracuse, New York, become the best backcountry snowboarder in the world? Not by taking the lift to the top), Getting Started: Winter Camping (There's one sure way to avoid the summer camping throngs. Go with the snow. A beginner's guide to techniques, skills and gear), If You're A Goose, And Tracy Byrd Sings To You, Are You A Dead Duck? (Nashville's country clan takes to the Texas fields to trade riffs with a cacophony of Snow Geese), The Outfitter (Hot Suits: Durable thermal layers; Frozen Fish Tricks: Icefishing's bare necessities; No Wax, No Worries: Cross-country skis for all-terrain touring), Backcountry (Scaling an Idaho peak to reap the rewards of gravity) Almanac - News, Tips, Facts and Lore (Make It Out Alive: Guidelines for avalanche detection and survival; Flybox Spruce-Up: Repairing and replacing old flies; Avoid Winter Washout: Tips for better snow photos; Getting In Ski-Shape: Building alpine-ready muscles; Deer I.D.: Differentiate gender by examining their tracks) Departments - Editor's Notes, Letters, Reports Afield, New Gear Review, Ecowatch, Rock & Trail, Outdoor Skills, Mountain Biking, Photography, Survival, Lures & Flies, Boats & Motors, Off-Road, Angling, Bass, Fitness & Health, Waterfowl, Shooting, Arms & Ammo, Hunting, Deer
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