“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.
The 40th edition of the Blue Book includes all the new makes and models released in 2019 and more.
Dazzling innovation is an axiom of fine Italian gunmaking. Even so, the gullwing Bertuzzi was a standout.
Westley Richards has produced the industry’s finest gun photography and writing in its online blog, The Explora, since 2013. Now you can see it in print.
When we learned of F.lli Piotti’s new “droplock,” we asked the Italian maker for details.
After many years of population declines, Missouri’s ruffed grouse finally may be seeing a turnaround.
The Revenant is mostly machine made, and it costs around a tenth as much as a new best gun from a prestigious London firm.
Now in his 80s, Adams still shoots trap, and this past May the competition that bears his name celebrated its 19th year.
In 1835 in the Pennsylvania backcountry, a young sheriff unearths disturbing links among a judge’s suicide, a trial and hanging 30 years before, and a recent murder. To conduct his investigation, Sheriff Gideon Stoltz must relive his own mother’s murder, a crime that remains unsolved.
Some guns are made to create a brilliant impression in their entirety. Others are intended for detailed delectation engraved in a way that rewards close inspection and insists on their handling and the play of light. The Tallett-engraved Charles Boswell .410 is a rare example of both.
So you love the outdoors, hunting and fishing; want to help preserve wild places and ensure that wild creatures thrive; and enjoy sharing your enthusiasm for outdoor recreation with others. Well, a new four-year major at Auburn University may be right down your alley.
The talented gun-engraving family of Dave, Brad and Wesley Tallett have buckled into the idea of making belts of hide with ferrous fasteners.