Shotgun

While a lever-action shotgun seems strange today, tAs this replica Winchester Model 1887 demonstrates, a lever-action shotgun is a strange design. But the gun was one of the first successful repeating smoothbores.he Winchester Model 1887 was one of the first successful repeating smoothbores.

Video: Winchester’s Unique Lever-Action Shotgun

Given how pumps and semi-automatics dominate the market, a lever-action shotgun seems strange nowadays. But the Winchester 1887 was one of the first repeating smoothbores to find market success.

While affordable, the Citori 725 line offers elegant features, such as engraving and three grades of walnut.

Browning Adds 20 Gauge to Citori 725 Line

Browning made waves a few years back, introducing an updated version of its Citori over-under shotgun. The 725 has proven so popular, in fact, the company has now released a 20-gauge version.

AA 12

Video: Full-Automatic AA 12 in Action

When it comes to firepower, there are few weapon systems that can outdo the AA 12. The fully automatic shotgun can throw a massive amount of lead in a short amount of time.

Tactical Shotgun

Full Fury of Catamount’s Tactical Shotgun

Whether talking home defense or ultimate survival gun, plenty of arguments can be made for the shotgun as the one type of firearm that will serve those purposes best. It also doesn’t hurt if it boasts a little visual intimidation factor and tactical attitude.

John Yeiser IV

Video: World’s Fastest Trap Shooter

Think you're quick breaking clays? Well, hate to break it to you, but you most likely don't hold a candle to John Yeiser IV. The high-speed shooter recently set the Guinness World Record as the world's fastest trap shooter and man is he quick.

Defensive shotgun ammunition

Bet Your Life on It! Defensive Shotgun Ammunition

To get everything out of a smooth bore when it matters most means feeding it the right loads. Here’s some top choices for defensive shotgun ammunition certain to come through in the most dire situations.

The Winchester Defender 20 gauge segmenting slug acts like a slug and buckshot.

20-Gauge Slug Added to Winchester’s Defender Line

Winchester's Defender Line just got bigger with the addition of a 20-gauge segmenting slug, a round that aims to simplify the shotgun platform. It offers all the advantages of buckshot and a slug, without shooters having to reload.