Jack O’Connor

Jack O'Connor with a trophy, a stone sheep.

Jack O’Connor: Tips on Big Game Shooting

Jack O'Connor was one of America's most renown gun writers. In honor of his birthday (Jan. 22), we let the gentleman dole out some advice on steadier shooting while big game hunting. His words are still as solid today as they were more than 60 years ago.

A fine double-rifle intended for the plains of Africa.

Gun Quotes: Jack O’Connor’s Only Double Rifle

Jack O’Connor was best known for his musings on shotguns and bolt-action rifles, but one pretty double rifle also made the grade. “I once had a pretty little Jeffery double rifle for the .450-500 3-inch cartridge. I bought it almost entirely for the cosmetic effect. Put me in my bush jacket, my Terai hat...