In September, following two days of competition, Eddie LeRoy of Eufala, Alabama, was declared winner of the Federal Duck Stamp competition for his painting of a pair of black-bellied whistling ducks.
Fans of European hunting guns will rejoice to learn of the recent formation of T&G German Gun Imports, a company whose business it is to rescue guns from certain destruction in Germany and find new homes for them in the US.
There were some major strides forward for conservation in the 2018 Farm Bill.
Although North America’s spring duck population declined, most species remained above long-term averages.
The verdict was thumbs down for ruffed grouse hunters in New Jersey.
Small Water Waterfowling & The Grand Prairie
Established in 1820 and renowned as the builder of the iconic Round Action gun, John Dickson & Son, the oldest working gunmaker in Scotland, recently came under the ownership of Jean-Pierre “J-P” Daeschler.
Bertram calls his creations Legacy Lanyards, and they are just as beautiful as his paintings. But because they hang around the neck instead of on the wall, sportsmen can admire these works of art anytime they’re in the field.
When I recently received an invitation to put the new Purdey Sporting Clays Gun through its paces at Griffin & Howe’s Hudson Farm, in New Jersey, I could not resist.
Inspired by a bar-in-wood Purdey that Louca shot for years, Watson’s new hammergun was built to bring down the ultra-high, cloud-skimming pheasants popular with today’s British driven shoots.
In 2018, 25 nonresident permits were issued by lottery and were included in the allowable take of 1,000 emperor geese statewide. For the 2020-’21 season, the take will remain the same, and resident permits will be available online, from Alaska Department of Fish and Game offices, and from license vendors in rural coastal villages where emperor geese are hunted. The online application period for the 25 nonresident permits is November 1 to December 15, 2019.
We tip our hats to the Arkansas State Legislature for giving the mighty shotgun its rightful honor.