Shotguns and Shooting

Choosing a Shotgun for Dove Hunting

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Shotguns for Dove Hunting Dove hunting is perhaps the easiest of the wing shooting disciplines. It is fundamentally the most basic of all hunting, a...

Stevens 555E – A Shotgun Review

A Look at the Stevens 555E and previous shotgun models. My first look at the Stevens 555 over/under shotgun was at a media event in northern Minnesota. There were a lot of guns...

Understanding Shotgun Chokes – A Bird Hunters Guide

Exploring the practical application of shotgun chokes in wingshooting Let me be up front. Grasping the idea of shotgun chokes eluded me for many years. All that was ever explained...

Practicing Gun Mount – Only Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

A Correct Gun Mount is the Bedrock of all Good Technique in the Churchill Method of Wingshooting Few things are more satisfying than a perfect shot. The skill required is a...

The History and Invention of Skeet Shooting

Exploring the world of skeet shooting from past to present We have all heard the legends of William Harden Foster sitting around upland campfires and no doubt at some point you...

#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...