July/August 2022

Features

New for ’22

The year’s class of new smoothbores


by Phil Bourjaily

Of Courses & Coveys

It’s about dogs and details at Fishing Creek Farms

by Roger Catchpole

Quail & Conservation

Hunting desert quail on the Turner Family’s Armendaris Ranch

by Oliver Hartner

Hunting Doves, Finding Meaning

Finding purpose with friends in a dove field

by Russell Worth Parker


Departments

From the Editor

Considering the reasons for dove love

Letters

Defending Chessies, more on “mean seeds” and a triple take

The Opener

When it all comes together in good light

Game & Gun Gazette

The Remington Gun Club; Idaho sage grouse; guns from Purdey, Benelli, Krieghoff and Orvis; and more


Scattershot

Gear Guide

In search of the right grill for camping and tailgating
by Greg McReynolds

Shooting

Fine-tuning the fundamentals in preparatioin for the field
by Chris Batha

From the Bench

A “depressing” look at building and finishing triggers
by Delbert Whitman Jr. & Reid Bryant

Shot Talk

Revolutionary loads being introduced this year
by Tom Roster

Hunting Dogs

Protecting your dog from heat-related illness
by Tom Keer

Gun Review

The FAIR Carrera One: a nice sporter at a good price
by Bruce Buck

Field Gear

Items to consider as you prepare for the season
by The Editors

To the Point

Thoughts on aging but never giving up
by Tom Huggler

On the Cover

Caesar Guerini’s new Invictus IX photographed by Terry Allen.


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