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Information On Shotguns and Ammunition For The Upland Hunter

Click on the links below to read articles and information on the different types of shotguns and ammunition used in upland hunting and sporting clays shooting.


Choosing Your First ShotgunBeginner Shotguns- Things To Consider When Buying Your First Shotgun

So you have decided to take the plunge and buy a new shotgun. Before going to the gun store, there are many factors to be considered.  Style is the first to be considered. There are four basic styles the Pump, Semi-Automatic. Over and Under and the Side by Side.


Choosing The Right Shot Size for Upland GameShot Size for Grouse, Quail, and Pheasant

When choosing shot size for grouse, quail, an pheasant, there is a huge variety out there to choose from.



Buck Massey ThumbThe Educated Thumb & Hunters Saftey

In Robert Ruark’s book, “The Old Man and the Boy” the first chapter talks about quail hunting and how one keeps the safety on until the moment the birds flush. Today that is one of the most difficult little things to get over on new hunters, especially if they are Policemen or Military.


How to Properly Shoot a Gun When Pheasant Hunting

For a good pheasant hunting experience it’s important to have the proper technique and general trap shooting practice will prepare you well for your upcoming pheasant hunt.

How To Pattern A ShotgunPatterning A Shotgun

7 tips and tricks from the Wild Turkey Federation on (WTF) becoming a better shotgunner.  From patterns, to chokes and everything in between, the WTF aids you in choosing the correct shotgun this season.



What is a Shotgun Choke & What Does It Do?
Many people ask me exactly what is a shotgun choke and what does it do. So think of anozzle on the end of a garden hose.