• New Pointer Side by Side Priced at $699

    New Pointer Side by Side Priced at $699

    Legacy Sports International in Reno, Nevada has built a solid reputation with their Pointer Line of affordable over/under and semi-automatic shotguns – especially in the youth segment. Now Legacy Sports International is expanding the Pointer family into field-grade side by sides that will be available in both 12 and 20 gauge

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  • The Parker VH Project: Repair, Restore or Refurbish?

    The Parker VH Project: Repair, Restore or Refurbish?

    Page one of the online shotgun listing service had some of the sweetest Parkers that I couldn’t afford. It was more of the same on pages two and beyond, but it was on the middle of page 15 where I saw that little bit of magic. If you’ve waded through

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  • Shooting the $20,000 Cosmi Semi-Automatic Shotgun 

    Shooting the $20,000 Cosmi Semi-Automatic Shotgun 

    Ask a buddy about their bucket-list shotgun and chances are you’ll hear a litany of British or Italian masterpieces, or just as likely Grandaddy’s old L.C. Smith radiant with memories that somehow slipped out of grasp through the crevices of time.

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Help Unleash Your Sporting Dog’s Potential
Help Unleash Your Sporting Dog’s Potential

Hard charging sporting dogs—like English pointers and setters, Labrador and Golden retrievers, English field cockers and Boykins, the dozens of versatile breeds among other...

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Stepping Down in Gauges To Better Performance
Stepping Down in Gauges To Better Performance

Story | Photo by Ron Spomer

In the 1960s pheasants were big game birds in South Dakota, the upland equivalent of Canada geese. Tough, durable, armed with spurs and ready to shoulder through a dense sw...

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Shooting Tips, Gear & Shotguns

Comparing Two American Side-by-Side Classics: The Winchester Model 21 with the Browning BSS
Comparing Two American Side-by-Side Classics: The Winchester Model 21 with the Browning BSS

There’s nothing like a little controversy to stir things up – reading here about opinions on Winchester’s vaunted Model 21 side by side – along with opinions about a possib...

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Transitioning Generations of Great Hunting Dogs

As another hunting season comes to a close, shooters typically reflect back on the memories, and assess the season: What went right, what went wrong, and how to improve thi...

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Three Ways to Add Variety to Your Russian Capercaillie and Black Grouse Hunt

Although capercaillie and black grouse are the highlights of the Russian spring hunting season, other game birds are also legal that time of year including geese, ducks and...

The Krieghoff 28-Gauge Parcours at Backwoods Quail Club
The Krieghoff 28-Gauge Parcours at Backwoods Quail Club

Here’s the shot of the day…

Around 90 minutes into our afternoon quail hunt at Backwoods Quail Club in Georgetown, South Carolina we had circled back to a downed pine tree still abundant with branches...

Women Who Build Legacies in South Georgia Quail Country
Women Who Build Legacies in South Georgia Quail Country

Among the pine trees of Quail Country Plantation, Anna Van Nostrand, CZ over/under broken open across her shoulder, kneels next to her five-year-old daughter Hallie Jo “Bir...