Skip to content

Shooting Sportsman, May/June 2019

Shooting Sportsman Magazine

Regular price $7.00

Unit price per 


Rigby’s Rising

A century on, a new gun meets—and makes—gunmaking history

By Silvio Calabi

Wings Over Argentina

Ducks, doves and perdiz at Estancia San Ambrosio

By Bruce Buck

Duck Dog

Myths & misconceptions about the Chesapeake Bay Retriever

By Tom Davis

Chasing the Blues

Up, up and away for blue grouse

By Reid Bryant


From the Editor

Introducing our Hunting Dogs Issue & Endorsed Lodge program


“Closing the Circle,” sage grouse, snowcock and an oversight

The Opener

Enjoying the full weight of a crane

Game & Gun Gazette

Dog of the Year winners, Gordy’s Rizzinis, quail books, a Boswell, etc.

Gun Review

Beretta’s good-looking and -feeling SL3

By Bruce Buck

Field Gear

Cool tools for tuning up your gundog

By The Editors

Going Public

Kansas’ Walk-In Hunting Access program

By Curtis Niedermier

To the Point

Remembering a Prince of a bird dog

By Tom Huggler


Gear Guide

Vetting dog vests

By Ralph Stuart

The Gun Rack

SKB’s 200 Field

By Ralph Stuart


Going small with sub-gauges

By Chris Batha

From The Bench

An innovative new try-gun

By Delbert Whitman Jr.

Shot Talk

Clearing up misunderstandings

By Tom Roster

Hunting Dogs

To spay, neuter or not

By Tom Davis


Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

By Ed Carroll

On the cover: Chesapeake Bay retriever CH HRCH Rippling Waters Fire N The Hole MH (aka “Peytah”) photographed by Mark Atwater,
Close (esc)


Use this popup to embed a mailing list sign up form. Alternatively use it as a simple call to action with a link to a product or a page.

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.