Hunting Guns

First Winter

Filmmakers Document Alleged Deer Poaching, Illegal Firearm Use

 by Daniel E. Schmidt, Deer & Deer Hunting editor * Used in full here on GunDigest.com with permission UPDATE: Actor charged with poaching. Click here. Do you think your state game agency would look the other way if you decided not to buy a deer license  (much less take the required hunter’s education course)...

Late-Season Goose Hunting Guns, Setup No. 5

Beretta AL391 Urika 2 Beretta never lets a good product stand on its own, choosing, rather, to always improve upon a winner. A fine example of this is its AL391 Urika 2, part of the company’s American Waterfowler collection. A gun evolved from Beretta’s original AL390, this most recent model has improved functionality of...

Franchi Affinity 12-gauge semi-auto shotgun

Late-Season Goose Hunting Guns, No. 4

Franchi Affinity This company doesn’t make a bad gun to my knowledge and experience. Everytime I’ve shot one I’ve found it responsive, nimble, and always reliable. I don’t think you’ll find the brand-new Affinity to be any different. Replacing the model I-12, the Affinity sports a very trim receiver profile and fore-arm lines. It...

Ithaca Waterfowler 12-gauge shotgun

Late-Season Goose Hunting Guns, No. 3

Sorry for the gap in posts, folks. Been really busy with manuscripts for some really exciting books coming out this spring and fall. Have recently edited a fantastic book on big-bore revolvers that everyone is going to love, even if all you’ve ever owned is a J-frame S&W snubby. Also taking time has been...

Classic Sporting/Hunting Rifles of Gun Digest

Hunting Rifles: New Book Celebrates Iconic Guns

From David Crockett with “Old Betsy” to the mountain men and their Hawkens to the buffalo hunters and their Sharps and Winchester ’73s – these are the hunting rifles that fire the imagination of both hunters and historians. Now, Gun Digest presents a unique compilation of articles celebrating these iconic guns, "Classic Sporting Rifles,"...

Mossberg 935 shotgun

Late-Season Goose Hunting Guns, Setup No. 1

A functional and ultra reliable shotgun from Mossberg, plus Black Cloud shotshell ammunition from Federal that's made specifically for snow geese. Can't get a more tailored setup to start of your late-season goose hunts!