Game & Gun Gazette

A New Watson Hammergun

A New Watson Hammergun

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.

Hail, Emperor Geese!

Hail, Emperor Geese!

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.

Cole Expands to Texas

Cole Expands to Texas

The new Texas shop is the third location for Cole Fine Guns & Gunsmithing, which includes an operation in Harpswell, Maine, and its flagship store in Naples, Florida.

Celebrating the Southern Game Fair

Celebrating the Southern Game Fair

If the fusion of British and Southern sporting cultures sprinkled with a bit of American architectural and presidential history are of interest to you, a trip to the Kevin’s and Holland & Holland 4th Annual Southern Game Fair will be well worth your while.

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.