Vic Venters

Vic Venters

Vic Venters is Shooting Sportsman’s Senior Editor.

Tall Timbers’ Bobwhite Quail Management Handbook

Bobwhites by the Book

As wild-quail populations nose-dived in the Southeast in the 1980s, relative declines on even well-managed private plantations in north Florida and south Georgia proved that they, too, were not immune.

While There Were Still Wild Birds: A Personal History of Southern Quail Hunting

Remembering Wild Quail

It’s hard to foster a budding young Babcock or Ruark on an ersatz diet of pen-raised quail. While There Were Still Wild Birds: A Personal History of Southern Quail Hunting, by Richard E. Rankin Jr., is one modern exception.

A Novella Approach

A Novella Approach

Guns, shooting, and characters sketched from American gun culture—propel the narratives in each of three related novellas that comprise Bang Bang Tales, by first-time author Clark Stoneridge.

Wingshooting books

The Bookshelf

Esteemed historian Donald Dallas brings to life the leading British riflemaker of the Victorian Age; A glossy second take that reflects the rapidly evolving face of sport shooting and hunting in 21st Century America. A look at some of our favorite Wingshooting Books.