Winchester E-Tech, an Innovative, Environmentally Friendly Shotshell

EAST ALTON, IL — Winchester Ammunition has changed the ammunition landscape through innovation time and time again. Whether it be John Olin’s Super-X that set the standard with progressive-burning powder or the iconic AA® shotshell with its reloadable, plastic hull and unique plastic wad. Winchester has put itself on the cutting edge of innovation once again with E-Tech™, an environmentally friendly shotshell that utilizes wads made from biopolymers that are certified as home compostable.

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Benelli Adds New Model to 828U O/U Shotgun Line

January 2023, Accokeek, MD – Nothing epitomizes the upland hunting experience like a classically styled over/under shotgun, and none represent the melding of traditional O/U styling with advanced engineering like the famed 828U series from Benelli. For 2023, Benelli moves the 828U series to the next technological level with the introduction of the new 828U Steel model in 12- and 20-gauge.

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Angling Promotions – Pick Up Spent Cartridges

Darren Jacobson, Angling Promotions is kicking off his conservation awareness program. “After many years of waterfowl hunting on my home waters of Northern Wisconsin-Green Bay I wanted to create an initiative to remind everyone to take the time and pick up your spent cartridges.”

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New Mossberg® 940® Pro Sporting Autoloaders Offer Adjustability and Specialized Features for Competitive Shooters

NORTH HAVEN, CT – Gain a competitive edge with the new line of Mossberg 940 Pro Sporting 12-gauge autoloading shotguns. With their user-adjustable stocks for length-of-pull, cast, and drop; durable soft-shooting gas-operating systems; and design features for speed and accuracy, these 940 Pro shotguns will help you shatter the competition. Available in a full-size model with walnut stock and forend and a shorter Super Bantam™ synthetic version.

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CSG Group Acquires Majority Share of Armi Perazzi S.p.A

Czech CSG Group, the global industrial-technology company owned by Czech entrepreneur Michal Strnad, announces the purchase of the majority stake in the Italian, family-owned Armi Perazzi S.p.A., manufacturer of high-quality shotguns for sport shooters and elite hunters. 

Typical owners of these premium firearms, of which Perazzi produces approximately 1,500 units per year, are Olympic medalists, successful competitive shooters being amongst them. One such individual is the Czech Olympic gold medal winner in trap from the 2022 Beijing Olympics, David Kostelecký.

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Shotgun Life Online Magazine Introduces Advertising Embedded into Editorial

THOMASVILLE, Georgia – December 5, 2023 – Shotgun Life, the first online magazine dedicated the best in wing and clays shooting, introduced display advertising that rivals print by being embedded across all its editorial. You can see Shotgun Life at

The new innovation places display ads in Shotgun Life stories, Briefs and News. The ads complement those already in place on Shotgun Life in the home page and margins of the editorial pages.

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Hodgdon Releases the 2024 Hodgdon Annual Manual 

Hodgdon Powder Company, The Gunpowder People®, is pleased to announce the release of the 2024 Hodgdon Annual Manual, the 21rst annual edition. 

This manual features data for Hodgdon, Accurate Powder®, IMR®, Ramshot® and Winchester® Smokeless Propellants. In total, more than 6,000 loads are represented in this title, with updates for more than 70 rifle and pistol cartridges and more than 1,000 shotshell loads. Along with comprehensive load data, the 2024 Hodgdon Annual Manual offers authoritative articles by leading firearms industry writers, working with the editors of Shooting Times magazine.

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Conditions are good: Make this your best quail season yet

This year, conditions vary widely from state to state — and between regions within each state. That said, recent moisture throughout much of quail country largely portends an above-average year wherever there’s habitat. Whether you’re planning a multi-state adventure or are just curious about how the coveys near you are doing, Quail Forever’s annual Quail Hunting Forecast has all the info you need to find success across 27 states. The rest is up to you. So, get ready to check your quail spots — or better yet, find a new one. Because there’s a covey out there somewhere, holding tight in cover just long enough for you to turn your back on them before blitzing the horizon.

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Baschieri & Pellagri USA Announces New Shotgun Shell Additions for Upland Game

September 2023- Baschieri & Pellagri USA, manufacturer of the world’s premiere shotshells for sporting clays and hunting, is pleased to announce the latest addition to the Upland Game line, the Upland Game Classic. This new product is designed to optimize the performance of bespoke and vintage shotguns. Whether it’s an afternoon of shooting clays or a morning of busting coveys, the “old reliable” will perform with every shot. 

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