January/February 2009

Features

Ovundo Again

The rise and fall and rise again of Westley Richards’ innovative O/U

By: Vic Venters

Wings Over South Africa

A bird hunting safari on the Dark Continent

By: Gary Kramer

First Gun

The right gun & the right start

By: Clair Kofoed

A Mixed Bag at Meriwether

Home on the Big Hole, on a mission for grouse

By: Ed Carroll

Moore Is Better

Touring the showroom at William Larkin Moore & Sons

By: Clair Kofoed

Art of the Outdoors

Sharing the outdoor experience through sculpture

By: John D. Taylor

A Resonant Echo in the Smoky Hills

An Elsie made for hunting chickens

By: Jack Hancock

Departments

From the Editor

“Cover-girl” issues and welcoming women to shooting

By: Ralph P. Stuart

Letters

Cover kudos and concerns, and praises for Guncraft

Game & Gun Gazette

New Life for Lebeau-Courally, Booking Driven Days Online, A Timeless Design from the Austrian Alps, Hiberno-Saxon Art, Lynton McKenzie: Engraving Techniques and Smoke Prints, Bugden’s Weighted Handguards, Roosevelt’s Biggest Stick

Shooting

Speculating on what happened to skeet & sporting clays

By: Michael McIntosh

Fine Gunmaking

An American Classic: Fred Adolph’s Hiawatha gun

By: Steven Dodd Hughes

Shot Talk

Technical questions asked and answered

By: Tom Roster

Hunting Dogs

Teaching an indoor dog the House Rules

By: George Hickox

Sporting Clays

The mechanics of mastering the perfect gun mount

By: Chris Batha

Gun Review

The Robertson: a 20-bore sideplated boxlock from Boss

By: Bruce Buck

Guncraft

A primer on the English rules of proof

By: Vic Venters

Field Gear

A satellite messenger, two gun cases, and a “tool” belt

By: Tom Huggler

Book Review

Mulak, Dallas, Troy and Graves

By: Charles Fergus

The Major

Paying the price for believing in faith, hope & charity

By: Galen Winter

 


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