I’ve had several experiences during the past few months that have impacted my ideas about shotguns. One was the research and shooting tests involved in firing more than two dozen shotguns while writing “The Preppers Guide to Shotguns” for Skyhorse Publishing. Another was seeing my oldest granddaughter embrace the shooting sports. At 14, she is slightly built but serious about shooting. A 12 gauge shotgun would beat her up and get her off to a bad start in shotgunning.
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As the dog days of summer wind down, most of us who venture afield in search of game and fowl can’t help but look forward several weeks to what has become, in many places, a national holiday—the opening of bird season. Most seasons open with dove and some early goose season.
A shotgun is the most versatile firearm you’ll ever own. Contrary to what you might see on TV, shotguns do not magically hit every target, and the recoil is not—or at least does not have to be—so brutal that it will knock you off your feet. However, while versatile, not every shotgun is equally suited to every shooter or situation. With a little research and aforethought, you’ll be ready to choose a shotgun that will perform when needed and be comfortable to shoot. Here’s your guide to put you on the right path.
The short-barreled double barrel shotgun with hammers is often called a coach gun or side-by-side shotgun.
Step up and take notice! Stevens pump-action 20 gauge now comes decked in Muddy Girl Camo for the perfect blend of performance, camo and a splash of pink.
For the last 10 years, firearms publication Guns & Ammo has handed out annual awards for the best firearms, gear
When it comes to smash, the more, the better. I prefer a big-bore handgun, and for hunting thin-skinned