EAA Announces MC312 Sport 12-Gauge Shotgun

EAA has introduced the MC312 Sport 12-gauge shotgun and positioned it as an affordable 3-gun competition option, with a suggested retail of ~$600. From the company release: European American Armory Corporation (EAA Corp.), importers of select quality and affordable handguns, rifles, and shotguns, announce the MC312 Sport 12GA shotgun in time for 2020 3-gun competition […]

Gear Review: Streamlight TL-Racker Shotgun Light

As far as defensive and military shotguns go, it seems that the pump-action still rules the roost in the United States. While semi-autos are more and more accepted, the transition is slow. The USMC adopted the M1014 shotgun in 1999, and my infantry battalion’s armory had zero of them…in 2012. We did have a ton […]

The Joy of Shooting Pumpkins [VIDEO]

Not that long ago, I was driving my family home when I noticed a flash of orange from the ditch on opposite side of Highway 282 just a few miles from our home. I knew immediately what that flash meant, so I whipped into the first turn-around spot I reached, and headed back to where […]

A Custom Quality Double Gun and a Continental Hunt Amateur

The sky could have been bluer. It had that steel-gray look that in a different setting might have been called ‘sullen’. But, clouds notwithstanding, I experienced nothing sullen during the recent South Fork Hunting Preserve continental pheasant throw. Not only was this my first ‘throw’, but the event is a driven shoot, making it European-esque […]

The Best Way to Shoot a Snake

Life in the scenic Ozarks woodlands of western Arkansas means adjusting yourself to the natural rhythms of the seasons: colorful leaves in the yard in fall, at least one wonderland snow in winter, and venomous reptiles nesting under the house in spring and summer. To put it bluntly, if you live out in the sticks […]

Gun Review: CZ Swamp Magnum Over/Under Shotgun

The first duck I ever shot was taken with a 12-gauge over-and-under shotgun; a gun that I’ll never forget. As time passed I made the switch to auto-loaders without regrets. But every time I open my safe and see that first-duck O/U staring back at me, the itch to return to a double-barreled bird gun […]