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April 30, 1956

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

A government undercover agent in the wealthy Houston area risks his life to gather evidence on the illegal slaughter and sale of more than 200000 wildfowl.

July 02, 1956

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

In trout streams the May fly's life is short but can be fun, no mercy without a stamp in Louisiana, and in Oregon two lads bottle toward degrees.

July 09, 1956

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

Edited by Ed Zern

In Washington the armed forces are fired upon, in Russia the hunting and fishing sounds fine, and in midtown Manhattan leopards are on the prowl.

Sept. 16, 1957

One Man's Arsenal

By Ed Zern

With the hunting season just getting under way, a famous outdoorsman sticks his neck out to pick his own version of the 10 best guns for One Man's Arsenal

June 04, 1956

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

Edited by Ed Zern

Based on regular weekly dispatches from SI bureaus and special correspondents in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and overseas; and on reports from fish and game ...

Oct. 28, 1957

'FETCH, FIDO—OR ELSE!'

By Ed Zern

If Fido is a retriever, there's no need to yell. Here a happy owner sings praises to this educated breed.

Nov. 07, 1960

'I loathe and detest all fish tournaments'

By Ed Zern

So says Outdoorsman Ed Zern, and he cites a number of arguments for putting an end to big-prize angling derbies

April 23, 1956

20 MILLION FISHERMEN vs. 30 BILLION FISH

By Ed Zern

As seasons open across the nation, an SI expert reports on the 1956 outlook for fresh-water fish

Feb. 20, 1961

Long cold war at the edge of the sea

By Ed Zern

Stubborn anglers still fight against salt-water licenses, but if they win they may lose the chance to keep fishing

Oct. 11, 1954

A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

Compiled by Ed Zern

SO=season opened (or opens); SC=season closed (or closes); SV=season varies by district or water. C=clear water; D=water dirty or roily; M=water muddy.

April 23, 1956

In Idaho, Rover displays a nasty though national characteristic; in Connecticut, Rex Stout cooks a starling; and in Texas the sporting conscience manifests itself

Edited by Ed Zern

Based on regular weekly dispatches from SI bureaus and special correspondents in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and overseas; and on reports from fish and game commissions of the 48 states and Alaska

March 19, 1956

A clash on the highest levels over refuge policy; a surf fisherman who stands his sandy ground; National Wildlife Week, dedicated to some near-extinct species

Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

REFUGE WRANGLE. On march 5 in New Orleans the 21st North American Wildlife Conference heard a vital and controversial address. It was delivered by Ira N.

March 12, 1956

The authority of conservation officers is being challenged in a West Virginia murder trial, and deer are being shot out of season—with real bullets in Washington and drugs in New Jersey

Edited by Ed Zern And Tom Lineaweaver

TEST CASE Can a conservation officer shoot to enforce the game laws? A 67- year-old West Virginian named Elmer Anderson thought he could, and will stand  ...