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Films from the Grouse Woods

The Project Upland series “ . . . captures the passions and traditions of the grouse woods to inspire a new generation of upland hunters,” as RGS puts it. This is good stuff — well worth watching. We can almost smell the North Woods in October . . .

January/February 2016

The January/February 2016 issue of Shooting Sportsman is now available online and on newsstands. Our “Safari Issue” travels the world for wingshooting & fine guns.

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Dances with Guns

It takes experience and practice—not only to load the guns but also to shoot well by fully utilizing the skills of the loader.

An early example of the company’s high-grade guns, this thoroughly embellished 12-gauge, Serial No. 126, features back-action locks of the maker’s patent and a 
cloverleaf-shape doll’s-head slotted for a third fastener.

J.P. CLABROUGH

By late 1863 J.P. Clabrough was listed in San Francisco’s business directory. He may have spent time in California’s gold country too, as records show he owned shares in a Tuolumne County mine.

Magazine “Cover Model” Up for Auction

This image of a Hartmann & Weiss round-bodied self-opener won us over and became an eye-catching symbol of all that a handcrafted fine gun can be. If you like shotguns, this photo can hold you mesmerized by the gun’s perfection — wherever your eyes fall.

“Duck Blind Heaven”

The daughter of the late Robert Childress, a commercial artist and contemporary of Norman Rockwell’s, will donate a portion of the proceeds from each…

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Driven to Distraction

The video here shows world-champion clay shooter George Digweed shooting with a loader in a grouse butt on a simulated moorland drive.

Inside November/December

The November/December issue of Shooting Sportsman is now available online and on newsstands. Our “Waterfowl Issue” travels the world to hunt ducks & geese.