Outdoors

Cycle California!

Cycle California!

“We’re a regional bicycling magazine, with a focus on bike tourism, general interest news relating to bicycling, and bicycle events.” Publishes 11 issues a year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-2 weeks. Subscriptions are free by email. Guidelines available on request by email or SASE.

Pays $50/photo for interior photos, and $125/cover photo.

Wyoming Wildlife

Wyoming Wildlife

“Wyoming Wildlife is the publication of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.” Pays on acceptance after edits. Publishes ms 3 months to a year after acceptance. Buys first rights with 60 day waiting period after publication. Accepts reprints based on subject, where it was published and whether it is Wyoming specific in nature. Responds within 6-8 weeks.

Pays base rate of $0.40/word. Flat rates are also available.

Buckmasters Whitetail Magazine

Buckmasters Whitetail Magazine

We publish stories about trophy buck harvests; our primary goal is to help readers become better hunters. Story categories: Deer Tales, How-To, Deer Biology/Behavior, Destination.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 30 days or less.

Pays up to $600 for an 1,800-word article with photos

Birding

Birding

“Birding is the award-winning, full-color flagship journal of the American Birding Association. The ABA welcomes as members all persons interested in birdwatching in the Americas and beyond. All ABA members receive Birding magazine.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 24 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $45, $55 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.

Pays $200 for 1500-3000 words.

Outpost Magazine

Outpost Magazine

“Canada’s only international adventure-travel magazine.” Warmly welcomes new writers. Bi-monthly print; weekly online. Pays on publication. Publishes manuscript within a month of acceptance if publishing online; longer for print.”

Pays up to $50 (CAD) for online publication for 800-1500 words; competitive rates for longer articles in print.

Nature Friend Magazine

Nature Friend Magazine

50% freelance. “Nature-loving children and families get Nature Friend. We are primarily about wild nature. Can be animals, plants, birds, insects, rocks, ocean life, astronomy, gardening, learning by doing activities and experiments.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 7500. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buy first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly.

Pays $0.03-$0.05/edited word.

Bass Angler Magazine

Bass Angler Magazine

“Bass Angler Magazine highlights the latest seasonal tips, techniques, and tactics from the world’s best anglers, broken down in an easy-to-understand format. Helping everyone catch fish like a pro.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 30K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys all rights, and non-exclusive electronic rights for a year. No reprints. Responds within a few days, as long as publisher isn’t away fishing.

Pays flat fee of $100.

Rock Chuck Summit

Rock Chuck Summit

“Adventure Travel Online Magazine. Sharing stories, trips, reviews and topics about adventure travel in North America.” Circ. online. Publishes stories daily. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 24 hours Monday through Friday.

Pays $0.07/word and up or $45-$75 a piece.

Loaded Landscapes

Loaded Landscapes

“Loaded Landscapes is a blog that covers topics related to landscape and nature photography. We publish tips and tutorials, as well as articles about specific destinations or points of interest.” All content is freely available online. Guidelines online

Pays $20-$150.

Texas Parks & Wildlife

Texas Parks & Wildlife

20-25% freelance. “Texas outdoor recreation, nature, wildlife, and state parks.” Welcomes new writers. 10 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Buys first rights for print and digital. No reprints. Responds within several weeks.

Pays flat fee up to $1200.