John William “Bill” Curry departed for more northern coverts on January 25, two days shy of his 68th birthday and 12 days after suffering a massive heart attack following a full day of shooting and dining with his Carolina Vintager friends in Georgetown, South Carolina.
Simon Clode’s passing is an enormous loss to the world of “best” English gunmaking and to his many friends and customers who will miss his dry sense of humor and interrogating nature.
For many years Dallas’s Collectors Covey gallery has earned a reputation as being one of the country’s top sources of sporting art. So last year when owner Bubba Wood sold the gallery to Joe and Amy Crafton, there was plenty of curiosity about the direction the business would take.
With its new address at 1616 Stout Street, the shop is within walking distance of the Denver Performing Arts Center and Denver Convention Center and just around the corner from the 16th Street Mall.
“What we are trying to do is make the best possible duck call. One that looks like a premium gunstock and sounds like it has a mallard living in it.”
Well known for its innovative, high-powered tactical rifles, Barrett introduces its line of Sovereign sporting shotguns.
Armas Ugartechea, founded in Eibar, Spain, in 1922, has ceased production.
L.D. McCaa will head up Westley Richards USA in a shop being designed by the same team that worked on Westley’s UK premises.
High demand for the firm’s handmade side-by-side has slowed development of the over/under . . . until now.
Fall gatherings for double-gun enthusiasts.
Montana sportsmen have fought for access to recreational opportunities on public land. Blocked access is an issue across the West.
Pacific Sporting Arms East opened in November in Walled Lake. The new shop’s inventory leans strongly toward guns for competition—which owner John Herkowitz knows plenty about as a longtime competitive shooter.