History

An old painting of early gun dogs used by nobility.
Gun Dog – The Evolution and Definition of Modern Dog Breeds

The history of gundogs and firearms are intertwined as the development of one fueled the…

A medieval engraving of an early experiment with gunpowder
From the Invention of Gunpowder to the First Shotgun Cartridges

The invention of gunpowder served as the catalyst to develop the firearms we use to…

Historic etching of two duck hunters shooting ducks from a sink box
The History of Sink Box Hunting

Linking the mystery of a family heirloom shotgun to the historic practice of sink box…

Gregg Elliot breaks down a Fox boxlock shotgun.
How the Boxlock Shotgun Became a Standard

A look at the history behind the boxlock shotgun and the insult that conquered the…

a Hungarian partridge walking in a field.
Wild Hungarian Partridge Hunting in New York

There was a time when wild Huns were a bird of the Eastern United States…

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…