Chris Batha

Chris Batha

Chris Batha’s latest book, The Instinctive Shot, can be ordered on his website (below). The advice in this article is included in a series of two- to three-minute videos that are available by searching www.Clay CoachOnline.com.

In order to prepare properly during the off-season, hunters should practice as much as possible on targets that simulate the birds they expect to encounter.

Sharpening Your Ax

In order to prepare properly during the off-season, hunters should practice as much as possible on targets that simulate the birds they expect to encounter.

Skeet Skills

Sharpening Skeet Skills

It’s hard to believe that a clay-shooting game that is now enjoyed around the world and has achieved the high bar of any sport—a place at the Olympic Games—was invented by a couple of grouse hunters in Massachusetts.

Fooling ’Fowl

Fooling ’Fowl

Modern decoys, calls, guns and loads are certainly great assets, but waterfowlers need to do their part by practicing proper shooting techniques before the season.

Going Big with Small Gauges

Going Big with Small Gauges

Lately there has been a resurgence in the popularity of small gauges among fine-gun enthusiasts and collectors, and now several bespoke makers are being commissioned to build these for discerning clients.

Must-Have Gun Books

A library full of titles has educated the author about guns and gunmaking and would serve well those who thirst for knowledge on the subjects.