Shooting

What You Should Know About Shotgun Shells

A complete look at the facts and myths of shotgun shells. Imagine it’s 1880 and you live in New York City. Like most people, you have no running water in your apartment. If...

Gun not for Sale – A Shotgun Legacy Story

Why I would never sell my Arrieta side-by-side shotgun. I cannot recollect where I was at the time my father asked me to choose which double barrel shotgun I would like to...

How to Clean a Shotgun – Preserving Legacy

Knowing how to clean a shotgun is a basic part of being an upland hunter. “They come out of the gun cabinet clean and by golly they are going back in the same way,” I...

Overcoming the Shy Trigger Finger

Do You Suffer from Trigger Finger Paralysis? Like many grouse hunters out there, I often suffer from a shy trigger finger. Even last fall, I was walking along a wide open trail...

The Art of Pausing on an Upland Hunt

How Taking Your Time Can Equal More Birds on an Upland Hunt. If you’re like most hunters, you probably feel like there’s just not enough time for hunting. Schedules seem to...

Women’s Shotguns—The Art of Usability

Usability and practicality develop the true art of women’s shotguns. Upland hunting is the closest I have ever come to getting into the “art” of something. Women’s...