An Unforgettable Dove Hunt… I Wish They’d Let Me Forget

Finally, I was old enough to shoot my break-open .410 shotgun without it knocking me to the ground, but my dad had recently gotten severely hurt in a horse riding accident and was unable to take me on my first dove hunt.

I was heartbroken; not only was my hero stuck in bed with his arm, leg, and ribs broken, but we also couldn’t do all the things we had planned to do, like going on my first dove hunt. 

Thankfully, my grandpa was willing to walk through his pasture with a five-year-old boy on a hot September afternoon.

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The Difference Between a Schnabel and Beavertail Forend

Shotgun enthusiasts often find themselves caught in a delightful dilemma when it comes to choosing the perfect forend for their sporting shotguns. Among the various options available, the Schnabel and Beavertail forend stand out as popular choices. These two distinct designs not only offer functionality but also add a touch of elegance to any shotgun. Delve into the world of shotgun forends as we unravel the secrets behind the Schnabel and Beavertail designs and explore the unique attributes that set them apart.

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How to Swing a Shotgun

Shotgun swinging is a crucial skill for any avid shooter. Whether you’re a seasoned hunter or simply enjoy target shooting, understanding the proper techniques for swinging a shotgun is key for achieving smooth and accurate shots. In this article, we will break down the fundamentals of shotgun swinging, from mastering the proper grip and stance to essential techniques that will help you become more proficient with your shotgun. By following these guidelines, you will improve your overall shooting performance and enhance your overall experience with shotguns.

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SSSF Announces Rasmussen as SCTP National Director

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) names Wayne Rasmussen as National Director of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP). Mr. Rasmussen was selected to lead the SSSF’s youth development program with over thirteen years of experience in youth shooting sports as a parent, coach and state advisor.

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Robert Churchill’s Groundbreaking XXV Shotgun

As the sun sets on an English countryside, a figure steps forward, his silhouette highlighted against the fading light. With a firm grip, he raises his arm, the glint of the metal revealing a beautifully crafted shotgun. His posture, his firm grip, and the impeccable accuracy with which he hits the target all point to one thing; he is a Churchill. More specifically, he’s Robert Churchill, and the weapon in his hand is no ordinary shotgun. It is the iconic Churchill XXV, an embodiment of English gun-making at its finest.

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