May/June 2024

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Features

Finding ‘The Way’

Embracing Wildrose Kennels’ ‘dogs of duality’

by Ralph P. Stuart

James Woodward & Sons

Unraveling the mystery of an enigmatic gunmaker

by Dr. Nicholas A. Harlow

Signature Roosters

Field-testing Krieghoffs at The Signature Lodge

by Tom Sternal

In Sleeping Weather

Dreamlike memories of hunts gone by

by Reid Bryant


Departments

From the Editor

Gaining an appreciation for gundog grub

Letters

Name that cover dog, another old Ithaca, etc.

The Opener

A foggy memory of two courting redheads

Game & Gun Gazette

Perazzi acquired, the next Federal Duck Stamp, RemArms closes plant, etc.

Gun Review

The B. Rizzini BR460: a satisfying sporting shotgun

by Greg Carpiniello

Field Gear

A collection of items for every hunter’s “top dog”

by The Editors

Going Public 

Lowcountry quail hunting at Almost Heaven Plantation

by Peter Willoughby

To the Point

Celebrating a string of exceptional setters

by Tom Huggler


Scattershot

The Gun Rack

The Pointer Acrius: an introductory-level O/U 

by Joe Genzel

Shooting

The .410: more than just a bore 

by Chris Batha

Shot Talk

Addressing primer misinformation and powder shortages

by Tom Roster

Hunting Dogs

Finding that “just right” tracking-and-training device

by Chad Love

Conservation

Concerns over pre-season training on Montana’s plains

by E. Donnall Thomas Jr.


ON THE COVER: 

Wildrose Texas owner Guy Billups and Wildrose Del Rio photographed by Aaron Davis/@aaronrdavis.


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