Shotguns and Shooting

The Science Behind Lead Shot and the Effects on Upland Birds

Looking at both sides of the lead shot debate and its effects on the environment. If the topic of climate change affects people’s blood pressure, you can bet that the discussion...

A Look at Vintage American Pump Shotguns for Bird Hunting

Exploring the vintage shotgun market of the American classic pump shotgun. The Damascus twist-barrels glistened grey and brown in the late morning autumn sun. I clutched the...

#77 | World Class Wingshooting with David Radulovich – Project Upland Podcast

“The first thing I would say that really helps you make good shots is that it’s presence and the ability to control your conscious mindset when you’re hunting.”...

The History and Revival of the 16 Gauge Shotgun

Take a look at the history, culture, and availability of the 16 gauge shotgun. My shoulder rocked back so much that the other folks at my local skeet range let out an audible...

CZ Upland Ultralight – Shotgun Review

The CZ Upland Ultralight is lightweight reliability at a reasonable price. I’m an old grouse hunter. By that I mean I don’t think of myself as really old, but I used to hunt...

#75 | Shotguns, Gun Fit and Wingshooting with Del Whitman – Project Upland Podcast

“If your gun doesn’t fit, you’ve got kind of a really ineffective club in your hands. Having a gun that doesn’t fit you is akin to buying a very expensive rifle and...

AYA Shotguns Aguirre y Aranzabal – A Spanish Gunmaker Profile

A look into the history, models, and availability of the Spanish handmade AYA shotguns. After the recent film In Our Veins featuring the fourth generation of the AYA name Alex...

CZ Supreme Field Review – A Shotgun Review

A High Grade Production Over-and-Under without Breaking the Bank. As you read this shotgun review, you’ll have to do your best to ignore the fact that I was outshot by my...

Parker Shotguns – A Vintage Shotgun History

A look into the famous American classic, the “Old Reliable” Parker Shotguns. Roughly halfway between the coastal town of New Haven, Conn., and the capital of Hartford...

#69 | New versus Old Comparison of the Fox A Grade with Gregg Elliot – Project Upland Podcast

When Savage Arms released the Fox A Grade in 2017 they released a gun from a long line of guns that some might argue was broken a long time ago. Still, the new gun bears the Fox...