Holly’s on Fire at Butte Sink
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What’s it like to hunt ducks at a fabulously expensive, century-old hunt club that allows women to hunt there but not spend the night? Holly Heyser takes a departure from public hunting grounds to visit the legendary Butte Sink club. Of course, drama ensues. Find out what happened at http://tinyurl.com/lhf9ekk in her January column of “Butt, Belly, Beak, Bang” on Shotgun Life.

Shooting the Desirable Inverness 20-Gauge Game Gun
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Nick Sisley takes the wraps off his new Inverness 20-gauge over/under from Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Co. The Inverness was one of the most desirable shotguns of 2013.  Find out if the Inverness game gun lives up to the hype at http://tinyurl.com/meee3wh .

 

Improve Your Scores in 2014
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FREE 60-second shotgunning tips daily from pros such as Chris Batha, Andy Duffy, Orvis’ Bruce Bowlen, Gil & Vicki Ash, Bob Brister, Peter Blakeley, Jack Bart and more. Sign-up for our series called “60 Seconds With…” Start here: http://tinyurl.com/dyygsbl

Dove and Pheasant Hunts Texas-Style at Joshua Creek Ranch
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Joshua Creek Ranch in the Texas Hill Country serves as the proving grounds for a 20-gauge Zoli Expedition EL. We shoot doves and driven pheasants at this Beretta Trident Destination, while savoring the vittles of Chef Kay Read. Start the journey here: http://tinyurl.com/lql2at7 .

Guerrilla in a Ballroom: a Brief Lesson in Civilized Hunting
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Holly Heyser confronts her inner-guerrilla duck hunter in a struggle of techniques. To decoy or not to decoy? Find out who wins, the Civilized Holly or the Guerrilla Holly, in her December column of “Butt, Belly, Beak, Bang” on Shotgun Life at http://tinyurl.com/q6nr9g9 .

 

Why Winter Requires Ammo Changes
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The Shotshell Professor debunks the myths to reveal the best ammo for bird hunting this winter. You’ll be shocked at his results. Check it out at http://tinyurl.com/o3ruux2

The Rise of Beauty, Lust and Fashion at Beretta Premium
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The little-known Beretta Premium Division held a meeting in September at the beautiful Highland Hills Ranch to discuss their plans for 2014 and beyond. What transpired was an opportunity to hunt birds and shoot clays with Beretta’s most expensive shotguns costing upwards of $100,000 and more. The meetings, though, revealed an ambitious plan to make our hunting dreams come true — at a price! Find out what the Beretta Premium Division has in store for you at http://tinyurl.com/ljpk7z6 .

 

19th Century Quail Hunts at Pine Hill Plantation
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Doug Coe is on a mission to preserve authentic 19th century style quail hunts at his Pine Hill Plantation in George. His mule-drawn wagons, horseback guides and special breed of quail had given us covey flushes that make for upland dreams. Get the details at http://bit.ly/1hCBbFL .

Shooting With Fabbri in Italy
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Fabbri crafts limited numbers of bespoke shotguns that can cost upwards of $200,000 in their state-of-the-art Italian factory. Michael Sabbeth reports on shooting birds with the super-exclusive Fabbri Titanium at breathtaking medieval estates there. Start your journey now: http://tinyurl.com/q49mv9v .

Understanding Lead Shot Quality: Part 2
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Last month in Part 1 of this Shotgun Life two-part series, Tom Roster discussed parameters and standards for shot size designations and pellet sphericity for lead shot. In his November column, Tom gets into shot hardness and plating. When it comes to shotshells, Tom wants to make sure you get what you pay for and hit what you must. Read Part 2 here: http://tinyurl.com/llqfvxz .

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