A History of Wildfowling

A History of Wildfowling

“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.

Shooting Sportsman Favorite Gun Photo Contest

Favorite Gun Photo Contest

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.

High Vs. Low Pressure

High Vs. Low Pressure

Some shooters assume that “low-pressure” loads are safe for use in older shotguns. At this point that belief is purely speculative.