Game & Gun Gazette

2020 Duck Stamp Winner Announced

2020 Duck Stamp Winner Announced

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.

Rescuing German Guns

Rescuing German Guns

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.

John Dickson & Son Changes Hands

John Dickson & Son Changes Hands

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.

A Hand-Braided Legacy

A Hand-Braided Legacy

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.

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.