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Readers & Writers Adventures

Choose from three once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to join celebrated magazine writers and fellow wingshooting aficionados on some of the best bird hunting trips on the planet. Sign up for more information about this year’s trips and we’ll keep you updated about space availability, new trip information, and Adventures news.

Rules for Steadiness

Rules for Steadiness

Once your dog has mastered the remote sit and retrieving bumpers from heel, you can move to tossing bumpers with your dog sitting at a distance.

A History of Wildfowling

A History of Wildfowling

“Saltwater, webbed feet and blackpowder” was a traditional wildfowler’s toast. The book by the same name, by John Richards and artist Julian Novorol, is a history of punt-gunning and big-bore shooting over the UK’s rivers and estuaries in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Shooting Sportsman Favorite Gun Photo Contest

Favorite Gun Photo Contest

We’re saluting the indescribable connection that wingshooters have with their favorite shotguns. Whether your favorite gun shows exquisite gunmaking or great sentimental value, we want to see it. Winning entries will be celebrated with prizes as well as coverage in the magazine and on social media.

High Vs. Low Pressure

High Vs. Low Pressure

Some shooters assume that “low-pressure” loads are safe for use in older shotguns. At this point that belief is purely speculative.