Joe Healy

Joe Healy

Joe Healy is an editor and author who has worked at Outdoor Life, Fly Tyer, Fly Rod & Reel, Key West and other magazines. He currently works at Lane Press, helping to manage the printing of dozens of national publications. His latest book is The Pocket Guide to Fishing Knots (Skyhorse).

Quail

West Virginia to Restore Quail

This past March West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced that the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources was beginning a five-year project with the aim of restoring northern bobwhite quail to the state.

Training Bird Dogs with Ronnie Smith Kennels

A Dog-Training Treatise

When training my pointer puppy years ago, I wish I had known about the Smith Training Method, outlined and detailed in the exceptionally helpful book Training Bird Dogs with Ronnie Smith Kennels.

2020 Duck Stamp Winner Announced

2020 Duck Stamp Winner Announced

In September, following two days of competition, Eddie LeRoy of Eufala, Alabama, was declared winner of the Federal Duck Stamp competition for his painting of a pair of black-bellied whistling ducks.

Higher Outdoors Education

Higher Outdoors Education

So you love the outdoors, hunting and fishing; want to help preserve wild places and ensure that wild creatures thrive; and enjoy sharing your enthusiasm for outdoor recreation with others. Well, a new four-year major at Auburn University may be right down your alley.

Delta Waterfowl Property Purchased

Delta Waterfowl Property Purchased

Home is where the heart is, so it stands to reason that one of waterfowling’s longtime conservation groups, Delta Waterfowl, will continue looking after a Manitoba, Canada, property that is its historic home—keeping it a base for research programs intended to benefit all waterfowl.