Shotguns

Del Whitman, profession gunfitter marks a gun for measurements with client
Demystifying the Gunfitting Process

An in-depth look at the gun fitting process, from terminology to proper gun fit dimensions,…

16-gauge shotgun
16-Gauge Shotguns – Selection, Ballistics, History, and More

Take a look at the history, culture, and current offerening of 16-gauge shotguns One of…

A young hunter holds a youth shotgun wearing blaze orange in the woods
What is the Best Youth 20-Gauge Shotgun?

A growing market for youth shotguns means there are many options to choose from when…

Maurizio Bertolassi the president of RFM shotguns with his daughter Alessia
RFM Shotguns: Shotguns with a Soul

The Story of an Italian Custom Gunmaker and the Rota-Fausti Manufacturing Legacy I stood at…

Gunsmiths work in the historic Princes Street Dickson & Son gun shop.
The History of the John Dickson and Son Round Action Shotgun

Dive into the history of the Scottish gunmaker John Dickson and his round-action shotgun, what…

A waterfowl hunter walks out of a marsh.
Discovering BioAmmo: Investing in Biodegradable Shotshells for a Cleaner Environment

Two hunters’ quest to leave as small of a footprint as possible leads them to…

An H&R Topper 58 rests on the floor.
Harrington and Richardson Topper 58: A Shotgun Overview

Though not a top-tier shotgun, the Harrington and Richardson Topper 58 is still a fine…

A chukar hunter and his wirehaired pointing griffon bird dog
Chukar Hunting Gear List: Clothing, Shot Sizes, Chokes, and Vests

If you want to be a chukar hunter, start with gear and clothing suited for…

Beretta 486 Parallelo round-action shotgun in a case
A Look at the Beretta 486 Parallelo Round-Action Side-by-Side

An overview of this unusual shotgun from the iconic Italian gunmaker The grouse season was…

A Fabarm Autumn side by side shotgun separated into pieces
The Fabarm Autumn: A Shotgun Overview

Tracing a hunter’s journey from an unwieldy single-shot 12-gauge through a variety of classic shotguns…

A Browning Superposed over and under shotgun with the action broken open
Browning Superposed: A Shotgun Overview

A hunter finds a connection to hunting tradition through the history of a classic over-under…

A Beretta A300 Outlander rests on a duck blind.
Beretta A300 Outlander – Shotgun Review

A waterfowl hunter’s best friend, the Beretta A300 Outlander offers versatility, quality, and affordability in…

A custom built RFM shotgun from Italy sold online by Upland Gun Company
A Complete Guide to Buying a Shotgun Online

The process of purchasing a used or custom shotgun online can be nerve-wracking, but it…

A set of over and under shotguns rest side by side on a store rack.
Rise of the Over-Under Shotgun: A History Lesson

The rise of the over-under and a history lesson in fashionable shotguns Do you think…

Fred Bohm of Sage & Braker cleans an over/under shotgun
How to Clean an Over and Under Shotgun

Fred Bohm, owner of the gun cleaning company Sage and Braker, brings us an extensive…

A shotgun in a hard travel case for air travel
Safe Air Travel with a Firearm and Ammunition

Your complete guide to flying commercially with a gun With spring in full swing and…

Stack of various shotgun shell boxes in a gun store.
First-Timer’s Guide to Buying Shotgun Shells

To the uninitiated, the gun counter can be an intimidating place; learn how to navigate…

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 woman points an over/under shotgun while bird hunting
Why Shotguns for Women Matter

Proper shotgun fit is key to your shooting success; for women, most shotguns simply weren’t…

A turkey hunter about to take a shot with a gun that has been patterned.
How to Pattern a Turkey Gun

Use these steps to understand how effective your shotgun, choke, and shot combination is at…

A pheasant hunter holding an over-under shotgun
Reasons to Consider Carrying a Backup Shotgun

Consider the benefits of a spare shotgun in the event of damage, ammunition availability, or…