From the schedule of the day’s events to the customs and rituals observed to the guns and gear for the game, there are accepted ways and elements that have been fashioned over time.
When the craftsmen at James Purdey & Sons set out to create a high-bird gun, they knew what they wanted: a perfect blend of balance, handling, functional practicality and aesthetics.
Every detail of the garments’ designs and the tailors’ handwork are attuned to the demands of shooting when the going gets tough.
Just as a best gun is a perfect marriage of form and function, an article of fine luggage is made to not only attract the eye but also provide years of service.
Imagine visiting Audley House, strolling into the Gun Room, selecting the Purdey of your dreams, and then several months later having the gun in hand.
Here are six ensembles that range from hardcore hunting to country casual, each from purveyors of fine products that celebrate the wingshooting life.
It’s dog-training season for bird hunters across the country—meaning it’s time to take inventory of what gear is and isn’t working.