Shooting Sportsman

Shooting Sportsman

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.

A Stranger Here Below

In 1835 in the Pennsylvania backcountry, a young sheriff unearths disturbing links among a judge’s suicide, a trial and hanging 30 years before, and a recent murder. To conduct his investigation, Sheriff Gideon Stoltz must relive his own mother’s murder, a crime that remains unsolved.

2018 Dog of the Year Winners

Every entry deserves recognition, but in the end this was a contest. Following are brief bios of the three winners and the great prizes they received from our generous sponsors.