Hardware: Franchi Affinity 3.5
An upgrade to the original model, the new 12-gauge Affinity 3.5 sports design features that increase its appeal to the American hunter. It’s dependable, durable and lightweight, and with an MSRP around $1,000 and a seven-year warranty, it’s a shotgun you won’t hesitate to carry into the swamp.
Hardware: Stoeger P3000
The Stoeger P3000 delivers a tough-as-nails, reliable scattergun solution that you should be able to find with a shelf price in the mid-$200 range.
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Hardware: ATA Arms Venza Shotgun
Though the idea that Turkish-made shotguns aren’t up to snuff remains a common theme in gun shops across the United States, it’s simply not true. Among the new arrivals is a quirky but intriguing release from ATA Arms in the form of its Venza.
Hardware: Remington V3 Field Sport
It’s natural to wonder where the new V3 Field Sport shotgun fits in Remington’s storied semi-automatic lineage. Officials at Big Green are quick to tell you it’s not a baby Versa Max, though it shares a lot of that gun’s technology.
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.
TriStar Viper G2 Synthetic
Despite the many naysayers, American Hunter contributor David Draper has long been a fan of shotguns from Turkey and has carried one waterfowling for the past decade—which made him the ideal man to put TriStar's new Viper G2 Synthetic to the test.
Review: Baikal MP 153 Shotgun
Low-tech, roughly finished and extremely reliable, the MP 153 is a solid shotgun with an affordable price tag for today's hunters.
Browning A-Bolt Stalker Review
Just like its brethren, the A-Bolt shotgun features a rifled barrel, premium trigger and all the features hunters cherished in Browning's A-Bolt rifle.
Stoeger 3500 Review
The Stoeger is a secret among die-hard waterfowlers. It has all the key features sought by hunters, but is half the cost of its competition.