Archive for skeet

Mossberg Expands Silver Reserve Shotgun Line

Double-barrel shotguns are among the most beautiful and well-balanced firearms in the world. Unfortunately they're also among the most expensive.

January 17, 2013

Winchester AA Tracker Shotshell Shows Flight Path

Ever have one of those days when you miss clay after clay—or dove after dove—and you just can't figure out why? Thanks to Winchester's new AA Tracker shotshells, you'll now know exactly where you missed.

January 17, 2013

How to Smoke a Cigar and Shoot a Shotgun

Some people take sporting clays a little too seriously. Me? I'm just out there to admire other people's guns, relax and generally have a good time. Because let's face it friends, there are champion shooters—and then there's us.

July 16, 2012

Shooting Down Breast Cancer

Ben O'Brien may be a whitetail fanatic, but he always turns down my invitations to shoot clays. In fact, I was going to give up until Federal Premium produced a limited quantity of pink Top Gun Target loads to benefit breast cancer research. If I know Ben O'Brien, he's going to head straight to the clays range, because the only things he loves more than deer hunting are charity and pretty colors:

March 25, 2011

Video: Shotshell Tracer Rounds for Clay Shooters

Fiocchi says its new "Chemical Tracer" shotshells are "the most advanced training aid for trap, skeet and sporting clay shooters alike--see where you are missing." I'm not sure they'll improve my shooting (I suspect I'd actually pull my head to watch the fireball screaming from my barrel), but who cares, they're just plain cool!

March 10, 2011

Flanigan Moves to Mossberg

Shotgun-showman Patrick Flanigan has evidently jumped ship from Winchester to Mossberg. The move surprised me. Flanigan seemed to be Winchester's answer to Benelli trick-shooter Tom Knapp (that relationship is also now defunct) and last year saw the unveiling of a "Flanigun" edition Winchester Super X3.

November 15, 2010

Benelli's new 28-gauge

Benelli's new gun, the Legacy 28, may not be as pretty as the model used in its advertising blitz, but it's nonetheless a looker.

January 19, 2010

What Gil Ash Taught Me

After a lesson from Gil Ash, I'll never shoot or think about shooting the same way again.

November 10, 2009

The Day I Outshot Jeff Johnston

This is no time for humble modesty. It may never happen again.

August 11, 2009