Archive issues

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May/June 2009

Features W.R. Pape The father of choke boring & a shameless self-promoter By: Douglas Tate A High-Arctic Adventure Hunting ptarmigan and fishing for big brookies…

March/April 2009

Features Going Once, Going Twice Sitting in on James D. Julia’s fall firearms auction By: Charles Fergus Griffin & Howe Looking back–and ahead–at a legendary…

January/February 2009

Features Ovundo Again The rise and fall and rise again of Westley Richards’ innovative O/U By: Vic Venters Wings Over South Africa A bird hunting…

November/December 2008

Features Bespoke from Beretta ‘Best’ guns from the world’s oldest maker By: Douglas Tate Eastern Oregon Odyssey Four species in an oft-overlooked landscape By: Steve Helsley…

September/October 2008

Features An Atkin for Morgan The odyssey of a Henry Atkin: stolen, abused, recovered & restored By: Vic Venters Photography by: David Grant A Maine Gun…

July/August 2008

Features Smashing New Smoothbores The latest scatterguns from SHOT Show ’08 By: Bruce Buck Havoc with Huns Figuring out the Perdiz paradox By: Clair Kofoed America’s…

May/June 2008

Features ‘Fowling Argentina Geese & ducks in South American’s hunting jewel By: Gary Kramer And The Twain Did Meet New York grousing with a premier…

March/April 2008

Features L.C. Smith: The Gun for All Purposes L.C. Smith—the undiscovered collectible. It is a true American classic that has been under-appreciated for years….

January/February 2008

Features The Messenger For 11 months out of the year Mr. M. Porter Maxwell, the Deacon, was a pillar, a rock, a brick. It…

November/December 2007

Features Valley of the Ducks A Waterfowling potpourri in California’s Sacramento Valley By: Lee Thomas Kjos High Highland Pheasants Driven days at Highland Hills Ranch…

September/October 2007

Features 21st Century Sinkboxing Making like a market hunter on the St. Lawrence River By: T. Edward Nickens Crazy Huns In the shadow of the…

July/August 2007

Features Southern quail, Dakota pheasants, Colorado mixed bag… Join your favorite Shooting Sportsman writers and fellow readers at some of the finest wingshooting destinations…