March/April 2019

Acting for Migratory Birds

Acting for Migratory Birds

A recent legal opinion that the illegal taking or killing of migratory birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act does not include incidental taking or killing could have adverse effects on waterfowl.

Enquiring Minds

Enquiring Minds

Readers have enquiring minds, and I receive many thoughtful letters throughout the year. I always am glad to help. It’s time again for a round of exchanges that should be of general interest to shotgunners.

A Quest for Snowcock

A Quest for Snowcock

The ragged realities of Himalayan snowcock Story and Photographs by Garhart Stephenson hirty years ago I learned of the Himalayan snowcock, a large member…

Beesley Is Back

Beesley Is Back

If you wanted to know what interested British gunmakers—and their clients—during the shotgun’s golden era, you could do worse than look to Frederick Beesley.