Shotguns and Shooting

#63 | Shotshell Technology and Development with Federal Ammunition – Project Upland Podcast

Do you know how gauge, velocity and shot size affect your shotgun’s patterning efficiency? What about how manufacturers test for pattern efficiency and develop new shotshell...

What is the Churchill Method of Wingshooting?

Shooting Instructor Keith Coyle Explores the History of Robert Churchill and Methodology of the Churchill Instinctive Method of Shotgun Shooting During my last 30-plus years as a...

L.C. Smith Shotguns – A Look into the History of Double Guns

Exploring the Shotgun Vintage Manufacturer Famous for their American Side Lock L.C. Smith is easily one of the most recognizable names in the world of American double guns. They...

What is the Difference Between a Demi-bloc Barrel and Mono-bloc Barrel?

Exploring the barrel making process for double barreled shotguns The first time I heard the word demi-bloc, I was standing on the production floor of AYA in Spain shooting a film....

In Our Veins – The Story of AYA Shotguns

A film looking into the history and story of AYA Shotguns and the city of Eibar Spain. Full film of the AYA shotgun story coming to YouTube on 03.31.19 Eibar is known as the gun...

Franchi Instinct L – A Shotgun Review

A look at the Franchi Over-and-Under Shotgun in the Uplands If ever there were a biased gun review, this is it. Maybe that’s a bit harsh. It’s just that this was the...

Avoiding Double Trouble – Winter 2018 Issue of Project Upland Magazine

Your introduction to vintage side-by-side shotguns. This article originally appeared in Issue Zero of Project Upland Magazine. What do you love about bird hunting? For me, it’s...

Upland Shotguns – Which is right for bird hunting?

Picking your first upland shotgun? Here’s what you need to know. So you want to be a bird hunter. As the season approaches, you’re starting to gear up: new hunting boots,...

How to Bring Shotguns to Canada for Bird Hunting

A quick overview on how to legally bring your shotgun(s) into Canada for bird hunting. So, you want to hunt in Canada, eh? It’s no secret that Canada is the home of all things...

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...