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Shooting Sportsman, September/October 1997

Shooting Sportsman Magazine

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A Sandwich For Ceremony

Topics: A late-season hunting trip for geese in Washington. Dealer(s): Washington WA Dog Type(s): Canada Goose

  • By: Samuel Lucy

The Bird In Season

Topics: "When I was young, the appeal of dove hunting was about the unparalleled opportunity to shoot a lot of birds. I had no sense that planning, tactics and good dogs could enhance the expierence." Dealer(s): "North Carolina,NC" Dog Type(s): Morning Dove

  • By: Jim Dean

Fit for the Bests: The West London Shooting School

Topics: "Although monthly sporting clays competitions are held at West London Shooting School, the emphasis is very much on game shooting instruction." Dealer(s): "London,England,Great Britain"

  • By: Vic Venters

Sporting in the Fast Lane

Topics: The key point of the NASCAR-endorsed Remington-Speedway Sporting Clays Tournament was the exposure and positive of shooting by the media. Dealer(s): "North Carolina,NC"

  • By: Barry G. Davis

Autumn Delights

Manufacturer(s): "C.C. Filson,Peet Shoe Dryer, Inc.,Longshot Outfitters, Inc.,Innotek Pet Products, Inc."

  • By: Tim Leary

The Schwarzkopf Cup

Topics: A sporting clays tournament that gives something back. Dealer(s): "Tampa, FL,Florida"

  • By: Barry G. Davis

A Tribute to Gene Hill

Topics: "Tribute to Gene Hill, hunter, sports writer, and friend. "

  • By: Steve Smith

The Decline of the American Woodcock

Topics: "The woodcock populaton has been on the decline since at least the 1960's. To understand the problem, one must understand the bird." Dog Type(s): American Woodcock

  • By: Joe Arnette

Bespeaking A Bespoke Gun

Topics: Outlining the procedure for ordering a best gun.

  • By: Michael McIntosh

Making Do

Topics: The Major get his check early after telling a story about a Maine hunting trip.

  • By: Galen Winter

In My Favorite Covert

Topics: Hunting with my father remembered.

  • By: Tim Linehan

Great Expectations

Topics: "Great Expectations offers hunters quality birds, excellent accommodations and a first-class setting." Dealer(s): Oregon OR Dog Type(s): Dove Quail

  • By: Douglas Tate

Game Bag

Topics: "English style shoot at Pheasant Ridge in Greenwich, NY. Schedule for 1997 Vintage Cup World Side-by-Side Championships. Holland & Holland opens a second U.S. store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Polywad, Incl. offers new 16-, 28-gauge Spred-R loads. " Dealer(s): "New York NY,Greenwich, NY"

  • By: Laurie Morrow
  • and Vic Venters

Fields of Youth

Topics: Memories of authors father. Dealer(s): Kansas KS

  • By: Rick Myers

Mixing It Up

Topics: Mixed-bag hunting in northern Idaho's Palouse region. Breed(s): Golden Retriever Dealer(s): Idaho ID Dog Type(s): Hungarian Partridge Pheasant Quail Chukar

  • By: Buddy Levy

Short Takes

Topics: "Addressing some things that have come upa'a forend rubbing the barrel, how to denote multiple guns (pair, true pair, matched pair, trio, leash) and a gunsmiths valuable time."

  • By: Michael McIntosh
  • and David Trevallion

Electronic Training

Topics: "When used correctly, the electronic collar can be a marvelous tool for an dog trainer. "

  • By: George Hickox

First Aid for Fido

Topics: Nothing can wreck a bird hunt faster than an injury to you gundog. First aid tips for the hunter's dog.

  • By: Robert F. Jones

The Littlest Red Label

Topics: "There are a number of more refined 28-gauge doubles on the market, but none of them can offer a bigger bang for the buck than Ruger's Red Label. " Gamebird(s): 28 Gunmaker Craftsmen: Ruger Gunmaker Manufacturer(s): Red Label

  • By: Vic Venters

When the Lady Wants to Shoot

Topics: "Women shooting sporting clays more than doubled, from 216,000 to 440,000, from 1990 to 1993. This phenomenon is long overdue, hampered in the past by some widely held assumptions that are now being questioned and dismissed."

  • By: Michael McIntosh

"Gun, Game & Gourmet"

Topics: "Books reviewed: The Browning Superposed: John M. Browning's Last Legacy by Ned Schwing, Dabblers and Divers: A Duck Hunter's Book by Ducks Unlimited, The Art of Wild Game Cooking by Eileen Clarke & Sil Strung and Wild Game Cuisine by George Politis."

  • By: Bruce Buck

Dove Salad

Topics: "Menue: Dove salad, cornsticks and tangerine sorbet."

  • By: Rebecca Gray


Topics: Last hunt before joining the Army. Dealer(s): Canada

  • By: John Nail

Triple Play

Dealer(s): Arizona AZ Dog Type(s): "Scaled (Blue) Quail Gambel's (Desert) Quail Mearns (Harlequin, Montezuma) Quail"

  • By: Bill Buckley

The Smell of Cover

Topics: Bird-finding lessons from a woodcock wizard. Breed(s): English Setter Dealer(s): New Hampshire NH Dog Type(s): American Woodcock

  • By: Peter S. Stanley

"Mikes, Pulls & Gauges"

Topics: "Barrel measurements, trigger pulls and the tools and techniques used to determine them." Manufacturer(s): "Galazan,Connecticut Shotgun Mfg.,Brownells"

  • By: Steven Dodd Hughes

Mountain Blues

Topics: Poem

  • By: Samuel Lucy

Back To Eibar

Topics: Rediscovering the greatest gunmaking town in the world. Dealer(s): Eibar Spain Gunmaker Craftsmen: AyA (Aguirre y Aranzabal) Ugartechea Arrizabalaga Garbi Grulla Arrieta Kemen Sarasqueta Gunmaker Manufacturer(s): AYA Model 37

  • By: Terry Wieland


From the Editor

Topics: Discussion on electronic dog collars and note that Gene Hill had passed away.

  • By: Ralph P. Stuart
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