March/April 2018

A Question of Chokes

A Question of Chokes

Whenever I give clays competitors lessons, it’s guaranteed that they will have questions about chokes and cartridges. There seems to be a widely held belief that there is a magic formula—some combination of the two—that can fix gaps in their skills and guarantee a step up in class or even help win tournaments.

Coach instructing

Coaching Q&A

Everyone can benefit from good coaching. Whether they’re involved in a sport, a hobby or just life, quality advice from a knowledgeable expert can be invaluable. These four top shooting instructors share their secrets

Bird dog with antler

Searching for Sheds

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t get at least a little excited about finding a dropped deer antler. So it’s little wonder that using bird dogs to search for shed antlers has grown into a remarkably popular pastime.

Fausti XF4 Sport

Fausti XF4 Sport

Since 2009 I have reviewed Fausti shotguns five times and never been disappointed. The new Fausti XF4 Sport is just such a target gun. It is said to be a multi-discipline gun suitable for trap, skeet, sporting clays and FITASC.