Ruinously expensive, almost preposterously élitist, leading to giddy highs and suicidal lows, driven-grouse shooting is one of those sporting challenges that exceeds.
Inspired by the bucolic New England countryside, and using his knowledge of photography plus the skills he developed as an illustrator, Abbett developed his “impressionistic realism” style of painting and created the dog, wingshooting and angling images that would endear him to a generation of outdoorsmen.
The Digital Revolution has affected us all. It has changed the way we do business, the way we entertain ourselves, even the way we…
The September/October issue of Shooting Sportsman is now available online and on newsstands. Our “Upland Issue” is typically our largest of the year, including all the columnists of our recurring Departments and more wingshooting & fine gun features than any other issue.
Bird season is finally here, even if opening day is still a few weeks away where you are. Time to head for bird camp, but not before a comprehensive go-through of the gear closet.
Currently the Christian Hunter line includes a boxlock side-by-side and a sidelock over/under, and plans call for a falling-block rifle in the near future.
Much has been written about the death of retail, but William Asprey of William & Son has been quoted as saying that there will always be a future for stores that treat customers as “individuals.”
Here at North Carolina’s George Hi Plantation, a team of plantation managers, native-grass specialists and forest planners are turning back time to one largely forgotten. George Hi’s 1,000 acres of pines and old fields have been hunted with pointing dogs since before the Civil War, and today there’s a massive program of habitat improvement transforming the spread.
Jack Rowe, the Birmingham-born-and-trained gunmaker who had practiced his trade in the US since 1982, died June 12 at home in Enid, Oklahoma.