Load Up on Rio Contest

Test your wingshooting IQ and earn a shot at some free ammo with Shooting Sportsman‘s Load Up on Rio contest. The quiz is easy and…


Trap Talk

Shooting trap is likely the most popular clay-target sport in the US, though so much of it is shot casually that participation would be hard to measure. Trap is the original clay-target sport and the most ubiquitous; it is also the easiest and least expensive to set up, because it requires only one trap and a small piece of land.


May/June 2016

The May/June 2016 issue of Shooting Sportsman is now available online and on newsstands. Our “Hunting Dogs issue” offers new perspectives on age-old questions of the hunter-hunting dog relationship.

Salvinelli EXL Sporting

Salvinelli EXL Sporting

The EXL Sporting was very nice to shoot. It definitely had that racy Italian feel. I really enjoyed shooting this gun. It required no technique changes and was equally at home with swing-through or sustained-lead methods.

Charles Gordon & His Guns

In 1884, when he came into his full inheritance, Gordon started collecting in earnest, ordering guns in profusion. Most were out-of-period muzzleloaders.

An Iconic Lefever

The catalog entry for the Lefever describes it as “Probably the finest and most important Nineteenth Century American shotgun” and “An iconic Lefever worthy of the most advanced collection.”