January/February 2010

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Hartmann & Weiss

Making “best” guns better

By: Clair Kofoed

Of Birds & Bulls

Driven redlegs in the home of bullfighting

By: Gary Kramer

The Tri-Bore “Pheasant Gun”

A three-barreled game gun from Johann Fanzoj

By: Douglas Tate

Safari Outfitters, Ltd.

A mecca for sportsmen in New York’s Hudson Valley

By: Terry Allen

Pheasants & Other Waterfowl

The varied bounty of prairie marshlands

A Bird in Hand

What a difference a (retrieving) dog makes

By: Tom Davis


From the Editor

Relating the saga of a gone-lost shotgun

By: Ralph P. Stuart


Competing for fun, remembering a friend, custom-made magazines, etc

By: Ralph P. Stuart

Game & Gun Gazette

Peter Nelson, dog photography, a global gun and more

Knotsmith Custom Lanyards

Bespoke lanyards from Knotsmith are handcrafted to individual specifications

By: Ralph P. Stuart

A Taste of Africa

Safari-related products from African Sporting Creations

By: Ralph P. Stuart


The Hesitation Blues: fear of pulling the trigger

By: Michael McIntosh

Fine Gunmaking

The parts, pieces, whys & wherefores of disk-set strikers

By: Steven Dodd Hughes

Shot Talk

Muzzle blast, uniform loads & pellet aerodynamics

By: Tom Roster


Hope for quail at the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch

By: Tom Davis

Gun Review

The Ithaca Model 37 Featherlight 28-Gauge: pumped and ready

By: Bruce Buck


Regulating chokes by hand at Holland & Holland

By: Vic Venters

Field Gear

Packed for travel: socks, gloves, bags & slips

By: Tom Huggler

Going Places

Back Bay Outfitter: great gunning for geese on Long Island

By: Ed Carroll

Going Places

Classic Bird Hunts: superb Britts & guides for Wisconsin game

By: Ed Carroll

The Major

The ornithological upside to climate change

By: Galen Winter


Ed Carroll

Ed Carroll is Shooting Sportsman's Associate Editor.

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