November/December 2020

Shooting Sportsman Magazine

On the cover: Incoming canvasbacks photographed by Tom Martineau/therawspirit.com

Features

Waterfowl-Gun Makeovers

Tweaking a gun for fowl weather by Phil Bourjaily

Decoying Sharptails

Bringing in grouse with handcrafted fakes
by Garhart Stephenson

Divers Down

The ins & outs of hunting diving ducks
by Gary Kramer

Smoke Rings

The draw of pipes for classic outdoor writers
by Jon Osborn


Departments

From the Editor

Celebrating the camaraderie in waterfowling

Letters

Championing chukars and mourning the lack of a dove season

The Opener

Missing a golden opportunity at a goldeneye

Game & Gun Gazette

Westley Richards leather goods, transporting dogs, Helice shooting, William & Son and more

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Scattershot

Gear Guide

Cutting-edge multitools
by Greg McReynolds

The Gun Rack

The Franchi Instinct SLX
by Ralph Stuart

Shooting

Hints for the wingshooter’s holiday wish list
by Chris Batha

From the Bench

Restoring a stunning Greener
by Claudio Apacak with Vic Venters

Shot Talk

The frustrating persistence of patterning myths
by Tom Roster

Hunting Dogs

The cold truth about dealing with hypothermia in gundogs
by Tom Keer

Conservation

The mysterious disappearance of Atlantic Flyway mallards
by E. Donnall Thomas Jr.


Gun Review

The Savage Renegauge Field—a fine fit for ’fowling
by Bruce Buck

Field Gear

Gear for keeping waterfowlers 
dry and productive
by The Editors

To the Point

Salient advice from an “expert” duck hunter
by Tom Huggler


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Shooting Sportsman Magazine
On the cover: Incoming canvasbacks photographed by Tom Martineau/therawspirit.com

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