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Sixteen-gauge over unders are not easy shotguns to find, especially ones in nearly-new, all original condition. That’s why this Browning Citori caught my eye. It’s a well made gun in great shape, and it’s in the greatest gauge ever made. I like sixteens. Because they tend to be smaller than twelves but bigger than twenties, […]

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Tom Davis is a great writer, and always check out anything I come across from him. This piece from the Sporting Classics Daily blog is a good example of why he’s worth reading. It’s short, and in very few word Davis touches hits on why we fall in love with bird dogs. Do yourself a […]

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J. Purdey & Sons – Featherweight – 12 ga –  Price: $22,500 Action: Sidelock Ejectors: Yes Trigger: Double Grip: Straight Grip Forend: Checkered Lop: 14 3/4 ” Pad thickness: 1.25 ” Type of butt: Leather Covered Pad Drop comb: 1 1/2 ” Drop heel: 2 ” Cast amount: 3/8 ” Cast: OFF Weight: 5 lbs, […]

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I used to think the over-under was a pretty modern shotgun design. But the truth is, people have been making -stacked-barreled doubles for almost as long as they’ve been building side-by-sides. The flintlock Tatham & Egg O/U you see is a good example of what these old examples looked like. Egg was Durs Egg, a […]

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It’s been a hell of a week….

So it’s been a long week here at Dogs & Doubles. The company I work for won a big award, so I’ve been out crazy, pulling together a ton of marketing materials to promote the win.  On top of that, it’s still cold here, and even though it’s officially spring, it’s snowing out right now. Oh […]

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FINE ALEXANDER HENRY BAR ACTION HAMMER DOUBLE RIFLE MADE FOR J. LISTER: SN 6687. (1893) Cal. .450 BPE. 28″ Fine Damascus bbls with full length file cut rib are engraved “Alexr Henry Edinburgh and London.” and “Maker to Their Royal Highness’ The Prince of Wales and Duke of Edinburgh” on uncut portion of rib in […]

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Most of the time I’m on the woods, I’m following a pointer and looking for grouse and woodcock. But I’ve also hunted snowshoe hares a couple time up in northern New Hampshire and Maine. It’s was a great time. When I read this piece in Garden & Gun, I could understand why one man was […]

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Ithaca Flues Grade 4 SXS 20 GA, 28″:  Action retains most of CCH, some areas worn. Engraving is sharp and distinct, a couple of scratches on either side of receiver. Barrel bluing very good with some slight handling marks. Price: $8,499.88 Stock: Fancy walnut with Fleur De Lis checkering Stock Dimensions: LOP 14″ and 13 […]

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Sinkola Plantation is one of Georgia’s legendary quail plantations. Located in Thomasville, it still offers wild bird hunts in the traditional Southern style. This video does a great job of capturing what that experience is all about.

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The 116th running of the granddaddy of all field trial — the National Championship – started last month on Monday, February 9, 2015, at the Ames Plantation in Grand Junction, TN. Forty eight dogs were nominated to run this year — seven setters and forty one pointers, and when the trial was over, one rose […]

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