“Saltwater, webbed feet and blackpowder” was a traditional wildfowler’s toast. The book by the same name, by John Richards and artist Julian Novorol, is a history of punt-gunning and big-bore shooting over the UK’s rivers and estuaries in the 19th and 20th centuries.
The 40th edition of the Blue Book includes all the new makes and models released in 2019 and more.
We’re saluting the indescribable connection that wingshooters have with their favorite shotguns. Whether your favorite gun shows exquisite gunmaking or great sentimental value, we want to see it. Winning entries will be celebrated with prizes as well as coverage in the magazine and on social media.
Some shooters assume that “low-pressure” loads are safe for use in older shotguns. At this point that belief is purely speculative.
Dazzling innovation is an axiom of fine Italian gunmaking. Even so, the gullwing Bertuzzi was a standout.
A wingshooting weekend at Prairie Wildlife
Westley Richards has produced the industry’s finest gun photography and writing in its online blog, The Explora, since 2013. Now you can see it in print.
The increasing number of women shooters has encouraged more firearms manufacturers to begin making ladies’ guns.
When we learned of F.lli Piotti’s new “droplock,” we asked the Italian maker for details.