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.
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.
The challenging sport of Helice
The latest entry in the training-tool market provides near real-time feedback and detailed analytics of every shot.
Taking the mystery out of misses
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.
Safety rules for any situation
The increasing number of women shooters has encouraged more firearms manufacturers to begin making ladies’ guns.
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.
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Remembering a “proper”-dove-shoot introduction.
High-tech aids for busting more birds.