Gray’s Sporting Journal

Gray’s Sporting Journal expects vividly written prose – fact or fiction – with high entertainment value for a sophisticated audience. Submissions must have strong narratives, well-developed characters, a thesis and a conclusion. Length should range between 1,500-3,000 words or longer. Good fly-fishing and upland bird hunting manuscripts are always sought, as are photo essays; how-to articles are not desired. One poem is published per issue (pay is $100). Pay ranges from $600 to $1,250 for features, based on quality, not length, and $50-$300 for photographs. For “Expeditions” pieces, pay is $850 plus $75 per picture. All payment is upon publication. Modified North American serial rights are purchased. Gray’s accepts editorial submissions via e-mail. Send your manuscript to Managing Editor Russ Lumpkin at; enter “Gray’s manuscript” on the subject line. Complete guidelines are available at

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