Archive for shotguns

Five Most Underrated Shotguns

Whenever a discussion arises over the “best” shotgun of a particular action type, the debate seems to center on a narrow group of brands. Often it’s as if the other brands do not exist, which is a shame, because there are plenty of quality shotguns flying just a touch below the radar.

December 11, 2014

Ducks in Crowded Places

Duck hunting in crowded places is as much about out-maneuvering people as it is about ducks. Let Field Editor Frank Miniter explain.

December 09, 2014

Beretta 486 Side-By-Side Designed by Apple Advisor

Renowned designer Marc Newson is best known for his work involving furniture, cars, cameras, watches and—most recently—Apple products. But who cares about that stuff? The man just made a shotgun for Beretta: the 486 by Marc Newson.

December 05, 2014

Beretta Debuts New 486 Shotgun Designed by Marc Newson

Beretta USA has announced that its new 486 side-by-side, designed by Marc Newson, will be reaching American shores on the heels of a successful European launch.

December 03, 2014

Remington Announces Voluntary Model 887 Shotgun Recall

Remington has anounced a voluntary recall of Model 887 shotguns manufactured from December 1, 2013 to November 24, 2014.

December 01, 2014

America's Ethos Visits Delaware

Being a native of Delaware, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper was tapped to handle The First State's leg of Benelli's America's Ethos Tour. How did he fare? Find out.

December 01, 2014

Hardware: Mossberg 835 Ulti-Mag Duck Commander

Mossberg is the latest company to realize the appeal of the Robertson boys and has introduced a specialty line of firearms with Duck Commander-style accoutrements. Among them is the 835 Ulti-Mag Duck Commander edition with Mathews Recoil Reduction.

November 20, 2014

Remington Versa Max Waterfowl Pro

Many companies offer “waterfowl edition” shotguns, typically among their flagship lines. One recent introduction—and a fine one at that—is the semi-auto 12-gauge Remington Versa Max Waterfowl Pro.

November 10, 2014

Mossberg Wins NASGW 'Innovator of the Year' Award

O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., was presented with the “2014 Innovator of the Year” Award during the opening night festivities at the 2014 NASGW Expo & 41st Annual Meeting earlier this week in Little Rock, Arkansas.

October 17, 2014

Hardware: Franchi Aspire

This boxlock, round-action over/under is built on a true 28-gauge frame. How does it hold up afield? Find out with this complete review from Field Editor Jeff Johnston.

October 17, 2014

Stoeger Offering $50 'Payday' Rebate

From October 1 through December 31, 2014, Stoeger is offering a "Payday" rebate to consumers. The purchase of any new Stoeger firearm will be rewarded with a $50 cash rebate.

October 10, 2014

Benelli Announces 'Take It To The MAX' Fall Promotion

Beginning October 1, Benelli launched its "Take It To The MAX" fall promotion, which will offer consumers a chance to claim a $150 Drake gift card with the purchase of select shotguns.

October 09, 2014

Can Pump-Action Shotguns Be as Fast as Semi-Automatics?

Jeff Johnston has heard more than one pump-action shotgun aficionado claim to be just as fast as their semi-automatic favoring peers. Is it really possible? The BullShooters take a closer look.

September 03, 2014

"Be Weatherby" Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Win Rifles, Shotguns

Weatherby has launched a new online sweepstakes, titled "Be Weatherby," that will offer participants the chance to enter a monthly drawing for their choice of a Vanguard Series 2 rifle, WBY-X rifle or PA-08 pump shotgun.

August 13, 2014

Hardware: Ruger Red Label

Still made at Ruger's factory in New Hampshire, the revamped Red Label costs less than the original version.

July 29, 2014