Frequently Asked Questions

HOW ARE MAGAZINES, MERCHANDISE, BEST OF'S AND TACKLE CO PRODUCTS SHIPPED?

  • Magazines that are mailed as part of a subscription are mailed 3rd class. Any magazine that is a replacement issue due the initial copy being damaged or missed is shipped via Priority mail. The Best of Backwoodsman, Backwoodsman merchandise and Tackle Company products are all shipped via Priority mail.

HOW SOON WILL I RECEIVE MY FIRST ISSUE AFTER I PURCHASE MY SUBSCRIPTION?

  • The arrival of your first issue will depend on when you order the subscription. Usually if we receive your subscription order within the first week of the month before our next issue, you will receive the next issue. For example, if you order a subscription by the end of the first week of April 2019, your first issue will be the May/June 2019 issue. If you order by the end of the first week of June 2019, your first issue will be the July/August 2019 issue and so on.

HOW DO I KNOW WHEN IT'S TIME TO RENEW MY SUBSCRIPTION AND HOW CAN I RENEW?

  • We will mail you a renewal notice approximately one month prior to the last issue before your subscription expires. For example, if the last issue of your subscription is July/August 2019, you should receive a renewal notice around the first week of June 2019. There are multiple ways to find out when it's time to renew and how you can renew your subscription:
  • -- Go to our Renewal Page and follow the instructions on the screen.
  • -- Visit our Customer Service Website (there is an option to create 'New User' profile). Once you
       are logged in, click on the 'Renew Your Subscription' link on the left side of the page.
  • -- Email us at Backwoodsmanmag@emailcustomerservice.com
  • -- Mail us at PO Box 37211, Boone, IA 50037-0211
  • -- Call our toll-free number 866-820-4387

HOW DO I SUBMIT A CHANGE OF ADDRESS?

  • -- Visit our Customer Service Website and once you are logged in, click on the 'Update
       Mailing Addresses' link on the left side of the page.
  • -- Email us at Backwoodsmanmag@emailcustomerservice.com and provide the following:
       your name, your email address, your previous mailing address and your new mailing address.
  • -- Mail us at PO Box 37211, Boone, IA 50037-0211 and provide the following:
       your name, your email address, your previous mailing address and your new mailing address.
  • -- Call our toll-free number 866-820-4387

WHAT IF I HAVEN'T RECEIVED MY MAGAZINE YET?

  • -- Email us at Backwoodsmanmag@emailcustomerservice.com to let us know the issue you
       were expecting to receive and we will send you a replacement copy within the next business
       day via Priority Mail.
  • -- Visit our Customer Service Website and once you are logged in, click 'Contact Customer
       Service' link on the left side of the page and let us know the issue you were expecting to receive.
  • -- Mail us at PO Box 37211, Boone, IA 50037-0211 and let us know the issue you didn't receive.
  • -- Call our toll-free number 866-820-4387

WHAT IF I RECEIVE A DAMAGED COPY?

  • See answer for 'What if I haven't received my magazine yet?' and let us know the exact issue that was damaged.

IS IT SAFE TO USE MY CREDIT CARD TO ORDER SUBSCRIPTIONS AND/OR PRODUCTS ONLINE?

  • Yes, ordering subscriptions as well as Backwoodsman Merchandise, Best of Backwoodsman and Tackle co. products is safe and secure because we have Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption in place. Our SSL certificate is issued by Verisign© Please visit our privacy policy for more details.

DO YOU ACCEPT INTERNATIONAL ORDERS?

  • Yes, the shipping cost is $35.00 extra per year. Please note that shipping costs for APOs (overseas military addresses) are the same as for a US address.

HOW CAN I PURCHASE BACK ISSUES?

HOW DO I CANCEL MY SUBSCRIPTION OR TEMPORARILY SUSPEND DELIVERY?

  • -- Go to our Customer Service Website and once logged on, click on 'Contact Customer Service'.
  • -- Email us at Backwoodsmanmag@emailcustomerservice.com
  • -- Mail us your request at PO Box 37211, Boone, IA 50037-0211
  • -- Call our toll-free number 866-820-4387

I HAD A SUBSCRIPTION BUT SOMEONE JUST GAVE ME A GIFT, WILL I GET TWO ISSUES NOW?

  • No, we will just extend the one you already have.

WHEN SHOULD I EXPECT TO RECEIVE THE MERCHANDISE I ORDERED?

  • All merchandise and tackle products are shipped Priority mail so generally it will take one to two weeks after we receive your order.

I'M LOOKING FOR A SPECIFIC ARTICLE THAT YOU PUBLISHED A WHILE AGO. HOW CAN I FIND IT?

  • -- Go here to search for past articles. We are still adding articles to this database so if you are unable
       to find what you're looking for, please use our online form and select 'Article Search' as the topic.
  • -- Email us at bwmmag@stx.rr.com
  • -- Mail us at PO Box 1740, Fulton, TX 78358.

HOW DO I SUBMIT AN ARTICLE/PHOTO TO YOU? WHAT FORMAT DO YOU PREFER?

  • We will accept both mailed and emailed manuscripts. If submitting electronically, we will take most commonly used document formats such as Microsoft Word© and Adobe© Portable Document Format (PDF). We ask that you please use a readable e-mail font. For more information about written manuscripts and acceptable photo formats, please refer to our writer's guidelines. If mailing your manuscript, mail to PO Box 1740, Fulton, TX 78358.
  •    For questions about submitting a manuscript/article/photo(s):
  • -- Use our online form and select 'Manuscripts/Articles Submission' as the topic.
  • -- Email us at bwmmag@stx.rr.com

HOW CAN I SEND A LETTER TO THE EDITOR?

  • -- Mail your letter to PO Box 1740, Fulton, TX 78358.
  • -- Email your letter to bwmmag@stx.rr.com
  • -- Use our online form and select 'Letter to the Editor' as the topic.

WHO CAN I CONTACT TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ADVERTISING WITH
BACKWOODSMAN MAGAZINE?

  • -- Mail your inquiry to PO Box 1740, Fulton, TX 78358
  • -- Email us at advertising@backwoodsmanmag.com
  • -- Use our online form and select 'Advertising Inquiry' as the topic.

WHO DO I CONTACT FOR TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH YOUR WEBSITE?

  • -- Email me at webmaster@backwoodsmanmag.com