January/February 2010

Buy this issue.

Features

Hartmann & Weiss

Making “best” guns better

By: Clair Kofoed

Of Birds & Bulls

Driven redlegs in the home of bullfighting

By: Gary Kramer

The Tri-Bore “Pheasant Gun”

A three-barreled game gun from Johann Fanzoj

By: Douglas Tate

Safari Outfitters, Ltd.

A mecca for sportsmen in New York’s Hudson Valley

By: Terry Allen

Pheasants & Other Waterfowl

The varied bounty of prairie marshlands

A Bird in Hand

What a difference a (retrieving) dog makes

By: Tom Davis

Departments

From the Editor

Relating the saga of a gone-lost shotgun

By: Ralph P. Stuart

Letters

Competing for fun, remembering a friend, custom-made magazines, etc

By: Ralph P. Stuart

Game & Gun Gazette

Peter Nelson, dog photography, a global gun and more

Knotsmith Custom Lanyards

Bespoke lanyards from Knotsmith are handcrafted to individual specifications

By: Ralph P. Stuart

A Taste of Africa

Safari-related products from African Sporting Creations

By: Ralph P. Stuart

Shooting

The Hesitation Blues: fear of pulling the trigger

By: Michael McIntosh

Fine Gunmaking

The parts, pieces, whys & wherefores of disk-set strikers

By: Steven Dodd Hughes

Shot Talk

Muzzle blast, uniform loads & pellet aerodynamics

By: Tom Roster

Conservation

Hope for quail at the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch

By: Tom Davis

Gun Review

The Ithaca Model 37 Featherlight 28-Gauge: pumped and ready

By: Bruce Buck

Guncraft

Regulating chokes by hand at Holland & Holland

By: Vic Venters

Field Gear

Packed for travel: socks, gloves, bags & slips

By: Tom Huggler

Going Places

Back Bay Outfitter: great gunning for geese on Long Island

By: Ed Carroll

Going Places

Classic Bird Hunts: superb Britts & guides for Wisconsin game

By: Ed Carroll

The Major

The ornithological upside to climate change

By: Galen Winter

 

Ed Carroll

Ed Carroll is Shooting Sportsman's Associate Editor.

Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to remove impersonators or personal attacks, threats, profanity, or flat-out offensive comments. By posting here, you are permitting Down East Enterprise to edit and republish your comment in all media.