July/August 2014

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New Guns 2014

The latest offerings in smoothbores

  • By: Bruce Buck

The Hunter’s Heartland

A late-season hunt at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge

  • By: Robert Parvin Williams

The Ethos of Benelli

Touring the Benelli factory in Italy

  • By: Bruce Buck

Hail to Honey Brake

To Louisiana for the ultimate fowling experience

  • By: Brian Lynn

The Last Hill

Stepping back in time with gunmaker Haydn Hill

  • By: Vic Venters

Silver Creek Outfitters

A gunshop for Sun Valley’s sporty set

  • By: Terry Allen

A Whistling Artist in a Hyde County Pit

A season-making morning of duck hunting

  • By: Reid Bryant


From the Editor

Celebrating the Vintage Cup & other fall shoots

  • By: Ralph P. Stuart


Incidental quail, Red Label redux, and more

Game & Gun Gazette

Beretta’s Sparviere, Purdey Damascus, CSMC’s shop, etc.

Fine Gunmaking

Ben O. Williams’ wand for the prairies

  • By: Steven Dodd Hughes


A quick guide to gunfitting

  • By: Chris Batha

Hunting Dogs

Final steps toward a true “finished” dog

  • By: George Hickox

Shot Talk

Testing results of a few recent shells

  • By: Tom Roster

Field Gear

Interesting new items to try this year

  • By: David Draper

To the Point

The room that holds the “stuff” of memories

  • By: Tom Huggler
Ed Carroll

Ed Carroll is Shooting Sportsman's Associate Editor.

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