Feed on
Posts
Comments

Monthly Archive for February, 2013

It’s tax season – and that means it’s almost tax-rebate time. So if get a little money back from the Feds and you’ll lucky enough to be able to spend it on a gun, this nice little 20g is worth considering. It’s an Ithaca / SKB and it looks pretty much new. The Ithaca Gun […]

Read Full Post »

If you love pheasant hunting, please watch this video. Upland game habitat is being destroyed at accelerating rate across the midwest. Since 2006, 1.3 million+ acres of once conserved land have gone under the plow. The result is far fewer bird. Pheasant numbers in states like Iowa are already collapsing. If the trend continues, the […]

Read Full Post »

I have lots of dream doubles, One of them is an original W.W. Greener  G-gun. When I saw the one shown here on Griffin & Howe’s website, my heart jumped. Greener’s Self-Acting Ejector shotguns were some of the finest side-by-sides to ever come out of the UK. This 12 gauge G-60 Royal grade was made […]

Read Full Post »

Linton Outdoors Chukar Hunting from Linton Outdoors on Vimeo. Like this:Like Loading…

Read Full Post »

Here’s a good deal on a side-by-side shotgun. It’s a 12 gauge boxlock ejector by Peter Mischitz. I’ve never heard of this maker, but from what I’ve been able to dig up it sounds like Peter Mischitz  worked in the Ferlach region of Austria around the time of World War 2. I’ve seen Austrian/German boxlocks […]

Read Full Post »

Along with the first red maple-tree leaves and the cool nights, the arrival of Orvi’s Fall Hunting Catalog is one of those things that says “Here come the best time of year”. Take a look at some of the dogs they considered for the 2012 cover. Like this:Like Loading…

Read Full Post »

Holland and Holland Royal matched pair 12 gauge: Each gun has 2 sets of barrels.One set  is 30″ long and choked improved cylinder and improved modified.The second set is 25″long and choked improved and improved.The 30″ barrels are 21/2″ chambered and the shorter barrels are 23/4″.The stock dimensions are 143/4″ x 11/2″ x21/4″ with 3/8″ […]

Read Full Post »

Looking for a nice small bore? You’re in luck. Antiques and Estate Auctioneer Rush 2 Arms,  in Berea, OH, has this sweet little 28 gauge Merkel coming up in their latest auction. The auction starts Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM Eastern, so make sure you bid on it now. Here’s more info  about […]

Read Full Post »

Great videos about upland bird hunting are hard to make. So I want to congratulate Scott Helper for turning out this one. It’s about pheasant hunting in South Dakota, and it’s one of the best upland videos I’ve seen. I hope that Scott will have the chance to make many more pheasant videos like this […]

Read Full Post »

Upland birds are in trouble in the midwest. In the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska, the grasslands that pheasants, sharptails, and huns depend upon are being ground under the plow. As these birds loose these vital areas, their populations will plummet. Guaranteed. I’ve written about this problem before. The article below from NPR puts up […]

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »

%d bloggers like this: