March/April 2016


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The March/April 2016 issue of Shooting Sportsman is now available online and on newsstands. Our “Sporting Clays issue” gets you ready for warmer weather and a return to the shooting season, with what to look for in a clays gun, a review of the clays-worthy Perazzi DSC 20 side-by-side and Field Gear for the clays shooter. Photograph of Kevin’s Plantation Collection Sporter by Terry Allen.

FEATURES

DEDICATED TO CLAYS

Moving from a field to a clays gun

Bruce Buck

PARTRIDGE IN PORTUGAL

A day of redlegs at Vale Feitoso

Vic Venters

A QUAIL HUNTING ETHOS

Benellis & bobwhites at SouthWind Plantation

Wayne Van Zwoll

PATOS APLENTY

Sky-filling ducks in Argentina

Brian Grossenbacher, with Reid Bryant

MY DEFENSE OF HUNTING

The point is going through the process

Richard Yatzeck

 

DEPARTMENTS

From the Editor

On target with spring clay shooting

Ralph P. Stuart

Letters

Contributor kudos, an omission, field tips, etc.

Game & Gun Gazette

Reader & Writer Adventures, the new Merkel 40E & Purdey’s renovated factory.

Shooting

The right way to start off new shooters

Chris Batha

Fine Gunmaking

An L.C. Smith 20-gauge Trap Grade

Steven Dodd Hughes

Shot Talk

The second of three on reloading shotshells

Tom Roster

Hunting Dogs

The proper place for obedience in training

Dan Ihrke

Gun Review

Perazzi’s DC20: a side-by-side for game & clays

Bruce Buck

Field Gear

A full range of wares for the target shooter

David Draper

To the Point

Bird Camp as the glue that binds friendships

Tom Huggler

 

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Ed Carroll

Ed Carroll is Shooting Sportsman's Associate Editor.

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