Shotguns

A CZ Bobwhite Shotgun during a pheasant hunt.
CZ Bobwhite G2 – A Side-by-Side Shotgun for Practical Bird Hunters

An overview of the affordable CZ Bobwhite G2 side-by-side shotgun and its practical application to…

An AYA No. 2 sidelock shotgun
The AYA No. 2 Sidelock Shotgun

Built on the time-tested Holland and Holland design, the AYA No. 2 is the affordable…

A bird hunter carrying a Remington 870 pump shotgun
Remington 870 Pump Shotgun — The All-Around American Classic

Like many have found growing up hunting, the Remington 870 pump shotgun is made for…

A bird hunter holds a classic merican pump shotgun while hunting.
Exploring Vintage American Pump Shotguns

Exploring the vintage shotgun market of the American classic pump shotgun The Damascus twist-barrels glistened…

A CZ Upland Ultralight along with a hunting dog.
CZ Upland Ultralight – Shotgun Review

The CZ Upland Ultralight is lightweight reliability at a reasonable price I’m an old grouse…

AYA Shotguns Aguirre y Aranzabal
AYA Shotguns Aguirre y Aranzabal – A Spanish Gunmaker Profile

A look into the history, models, and availability of the Spanish handmade AYA shotguns After…

A CZ Supreme Field being used on Southwest quail hunt.
CZ Supreme Field Shotgun Review

A high-grade production over-under without breaking the bank As you read this shotgun review, you’ll…

A man holding a 20 gauge AH Parker shotgun
Parker Shotguns – A Vintage Shotgun History

A look into the famous American classic, the “Old Reliable” Parker shotguns Roughly halfway between…

A worker engraving the stock of Beretta SL3 in the factory in Italy.
Beretta SL3 Review from the Beretta Factory

A look into the new Premium Grade Beretta SL3 in words and film The screen…

A hunter brakes clays with a Stevens 555E
Stevens 555E – A Shotgun Review

A look at the Stevens 555E and previous shotgun models My first look at the…

shotgun chokes on a table with an over and under shotgun.
Understanding Shotgun Chokes – How to Choose a Choke Size for Hunting

Exploring the practical application of shotgun chokes in wingshooting Let me be upfront. Grasping the…

A bird hunter practices gun mount with his shotgun.
How to Practice Gun Mount for Better Wingshooting

A correct gun mount is the bedrock of all good techniques in the Churchill Method…

A skeet shooter stands at the ready for a clay pigeon.
The History and Invention of Skeet Shooting

Exploring the world of skeet shooting from past to present We have all heard the…

A wingshooter practices the Churchill method on a sporting clays range.
What is the Churchill Method of Wingshooting?

Shooting instructor Keith Coyle explores the history of Robert Churchill and the methodology of the…

A bird hunter carrying a vintage L.C. Smith shotgun.
L.C. Smith Shotguns – A Look into the History of Double Guns

Exploring the shotgun manufacturer famous for their American sidelock L.C. Smith is easily one of…

a set of raw demi-bloc barrels at the AYA shotgun factory.
What is the Difference Between Demi-bloc and Monoblock Barrels?

Exploring the barrel making process for double-barreled shotguns The first time I heard the word…

A bird hunter carries a Franchi Instinct L along with a ruffed grouse.
Franchi Instinct L – A Shotgun Review

A look at the Franchi over-under shotgun’s performance in the uplands If ever there were…

A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Vintage Side-by-Side Shotguns

Your introduction to vintage side-by-side shotguns This article originally appeared as “Avoiding Double Trouble” in…

A CZ Sharp-tail being used by a bird hunter.
CZ Sharp-Tail – A Shotgun Review

The CZ Sharp-Tail is a reliable side-by-side shotgun without breaking the bank Opening day of…

A bird hunter with an upland shotgun and his bird dog.
Upland Shotguns – Which is right for bird hunting?

Picking your first upland shotgun? Here’s what you need to know So you want to…

a female bird hunter holding shotgun shells
What You Should Know About Shotgun Shells

A complete look at the facts and myths of shotgun shells Imagine it’s 1880 and…