Archive for shotguns

It's Back! Ruger Releases New Red Label

Ruger has announced a new Red Label shotgun with improved features to enhance a shooter’s experience.

October 25, 2013

First Shotguns, Blown Inheritance and Money Well Spent

A new addition to the family has left Kyle Wintersteen pondering dogs, shotguns and more.

October 07, 2013

Don't Get Shot By Your Dog

It doesn't happen often, but it shouldn't happen at all. A few simple steps will help ensure that Rover can't cause an accidental discharge.

October 03, 2013

Fabarm Elos B Review

To test Fabarm’s new Elos over/under shotgun Managing Editor Jeff Johnston skipped skeet and took it straight to a Georgia quail hunt.

August 20, 2013

The Pros and Cons of an Over/Under for Ducks

Kyle Wintersteen has been mulling the thought of swapping his autoloader out for an over/under. Follow along as he discusses the potential pros and cons of such a move.

July 26, 2013

Does Joe Biden's Shotgun Tip Hold Any Truth?

A Washington state man recently arrested for the illegal discharge of a firearm tried to tell police that he'd been adhering to the Vice President's rather questionable self-defense advice.

July 22, 2013

Federal Trophy Copper Slug

The Trophy Copper slug's plastic sabot features an aluminum plate at its base that helps it engage the rifling, promoting accuracy.

May 31, 2013

Remington 1100 50th Anniversary

2013 is the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Remington 1100, and Big Green has released a commemorative model of its iconic shotgun. How does it shoot? Phil Bourjaily put that to the test.

April 24, 2013

Patterned for a Turkey Shoot

Unless your 12-gauge is a lemon, its standard full choke with a quality load of No. 4, 5 or 6 is perfectly adequate for turkeys to 40 yards. But hunters are seldom satisfied with adequate. You can usually squeeze a few more pellets into your shotgun’s pattern. Here’s how.

March 25, 2013

ATI Introduces Cavalry Shotgun Line

The new shotgun line from American Tactical Imports will be available in 12-gauge, 20-gauge and .410 bore.

March 13, 2013

The Man Who Changed a Tire in My Decoy Spread

It was an oddly warm January day on the Eastern Shore—in fact there were gnats in the air—but after a long, mid-day lull, the geese were back on the move. My buddy Tyler Shoberg of Delta Waterfowl and I each killed a bird, and prospects were looking really strong as the final, golden 30 minutes of shooting time approached.

February 19, 2013

Winchester Super X Pump Field and Waterfowl Hunter

There's now a version of Winchester's popular Super X Pump shotgun tailored specifically to the needs of waterfowl hunters. The Super X Pump "Waterfowl Hunter" shotgun features Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades camouflage and is available with a 3-inch or 3 1/2-inch 12-gauge chamber. Barrel options include 26 or 28 inches.

January 17, 2013

Stoeger Longfowler Double-Barrel Shotguns

For those duck hunters who appreciate the look and feel of a double-barrel in the blind, Stoeger unveils the Longfowler shotgun line. An over/under and side-by-side will be available, both of which will sport 30-inch barrels—a classic size for double-barrel fowling piece. The wood stocks are coated with a weather-resistant finish, while the barrels and receivers are a matte black.

January 17, 2013