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The January/February 2016 issue of Shooting Sportsman is now available online and on newsstands. Our “Safari Issue” travels the world to hunt ducks, desert quail and sage grouse, with an emphasis on the more exotic fine guns and wingshooting travel. On the cover: Gun and loader on a driven shoot in the UK, photographed by Bob Atkins and provided courtesy of Fieldsports Magazine.
SMITH & TOROK, LTD.
London makers of shooting art
Dr. John Newton
THE DUCKS OF SANTO DOMINGO
Waterfowling like the good old days
GUIDO’S MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
F.lli Rizzini & its legacy set of seven
Douglas Tate, with Ron Holden
A PAIR FOR ALL SEASONS
Two Western gamebirds for anyone willing to walk
E. Donnall Thomas Jr.
An all-access visit with the world’s oldest gunmaker
BOOTS ON THE GROUND
Burning leather for opportunities
From the Editor
In support of trophy hunting
Ralph P. Stuart
The “Sweet 16,” Filson, round-actions and more
Game & Gun Gazette
Examining a George Daw hammergun, Part 2
Steven Dodd Hughes
A reloading primer: the first of three on handloading shells for custom performance
Tipping the puppy-picking odds in your favor
Total upgrade: Fausti’s Boutique Italyco SLX
Bob Nicholls: a half-century of finishing Purdeys
Stocking up for the adventurous life
To the Point
One man’s wish list of bird hunts
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