January/February 2023


Gallyon Gun & Rifle Makers

Heirloom English guns built for a new era

by Vic Venters

An Argentina Adventure

Doves & ducks with Four Seasons Adventures

by Gary Kramer

Vive le Chapuis!

A traditional French gunmaker focused
on the field

by Tom Sternal

Gray Ghosts in the Gray Sage

Phantom encounters in chukar country

by John Shewey


From the Editor

Returning to the Big Apple for a Chapuis reception


“Braised” barrels, the pain and pleasure of hunting, an unfortunate first and more

The Opener

A red-tail and some pintails do a flyover

Game & Gun Gazette

Russell Moccasin bought, two wingshooting schools, new English game guns, the duck stamp winner, etc.


Gear Guide

Bearing the burden with hands-free travel packs
by Ralph Stuart


Updating the London gunmakers tour
by Chris Batha

Shot Talk

Sharing letters with issues & answers
by Tom Roster

Hunting Dogs

Flying the coop for the best reusable training birds
by Jim McLennan

Gun Review

The Beretta Ultraleggero: a lightweight O/U with a steel receiver
by Bruce Buck

Field Gear

“Stay-away” gear for hunting far from home
by The Editors

To the Point

The long months of drought between seasons
by Tom Huggler

On the Cover

A Gallyon Holkham photographed by Matthew Brown.

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