Noe Roland

Noe Roland

After months of anticipation the Nad Al Sheba Sporting Championship in Dubai set new high standards for a sporting clays tournament with an inaugural event that attracted more than 550 shooters from all four points of the compass. A total prize fund of $735,000 made it the richest clays shoot ever staged with cash paid out to 50th in the Men’s Division and 30th in Ladie’s, which provided plenty of motivation.

The New Bosis Titanium Shotgun

Bespoke shotguns manufactured by Luciano Bosis are coveted for their brilliance, elegance and breathtaking engraving. From his modest workshop at 32 Via G. Marconi in the fabled Brescia region of Italy, Mr. Bosis produces approximately 30 hand-made guns per year whose names Michelangelo, Laura, Wild and Queen cast a reverie over sportsmen and collectors.

The Baserri Chronicles Part IV: New shotgun companies are a rarity these days, and so when one comes along we’re eager to track its progress. That’s the idea behind our series, the Baserri Chronicles. In this fourth installment, we shoot the Baserri Mari Elite sporting shotgun.

The Baserri Chronicles Part III: New shotgun companies are a rarity these days, and so when one comes along we’re eager to track its progress. That’s the idea behind our series, the Baserri Chronicles. In this third installment, we shoot the Baserri HR field shotgun.

OK, so you have $3,500 to spend on a new, break-open sporting gun. Now real quick, what are the first shotguns that come to mind?

First Peek: Factory Specs for the New Zoli Bilanx

Zoli is preparing to ship its new Bilanx over/under to the U.S., and Shotgun Life has obtained factory documents, as they undergo translation from Italian into English, that specify exactly what American shooters can expect from the next-generation in shotgun balancing systems.

This story is the first in an occasional series called “Confessions of a Target Setter” where we speak with the men and women who try to confound us at every turn in sporting clays.

Shotgun Lust

It's an autumn afternoon in southern New Jersey and I'm in a luxurious tent browsing the best shotguns, when something different, beautiful, stunning catches my attention.

Anyone who shoots a 16-gauge shotgun should send Doug Oliver a big cigar.

Imagine a game of sporting clays without the hassle of a clipboard and pencil.

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