Although North America’s spring duck population declined, most species remained above long-term averages.
Helping your dog “find the front”
The verdict was thumbs down for ruffed grouse hunters in New Jersey.
Choke work as a means to proper patterns
Small Water Waterfowling & The Grand Prairie
Arguing for the practice of plucking.
Housing the gas-operated recoil system in the receiver, as opposed to the stock, uses fewer parts, keeps weight down and helps center the gun’s balance.
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.
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.
Modern decoys, calls, guns and loads are certainly great assets, but waterfowlers need to do their part by practicing proper shooting techniques before the season.
When I recently received an invitation to put the new Purdey Sporting Clays Gun through its paces at Griffin & Howe’s Hudson Farm, in New Jersey, I could not resist.