Targo! Gone But Not Forgotten

History doesn't record who thought up Targo — a game of miniature skeet. However, Mossberg must take some of the responsibility, because they promoted the game and made guns for it.

Browning Reintroduces the A-5 Humpback

The Browning A-5 humpback is back! However, the iconic humpback-shaped receiver is the only thing this new Browning autoloader shares with its legendary namesake.

Buckshot: Overkill for the Home Defense Shotgun?

Buckshot is the shotgun load people fear most. But is it appropriate for interior home defense work?

Another Law Enforcement Contract for the Remington 870 Shotgun

Remington Arms Company, LLC, recently announced contracts with two West Virginia Law Enforcement agencies, with both contracts for Remington’s workhorse shotgun, the Model 870.

Browning Auto-5: Those Hammerin’ Humpbacks

It was a sad day in 1999 when Browning announced it was discontinuing the Auto-5 humpback. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house — at least not my house.

Gun Collector’s Corner: Sjogren, The First 12-Gauge Auto

A rare semiautomatic shotgun proves to be interesting and elusive.

Avoid 7 Common Mistakes of Wingshooting

From the Gun Digest Book of Shotgunning, Marty Fischer explains how to avoid the 7 most common mistakes causing you to miss.

Shoot Multiple Ammo Gauges With One Shotgun

GaugeMate Gold adapters allow you to change your shotgun caliber on the fly.

The Superposed Shotgun

The beloved Browning Superposed, coined by many to be John Browning’s greatest achievement, is still regarded as one of America’s most popular over and under shotguns.

Testfire: S&W Elite Gold, Elite Silver & 1000 Series

There's more than handguns at Smith & Wesson. In this gun review, the author takes a look at the Smith & Wesson Elite Gold Side-by-Side, Elite Silver Over-Under, and the since discontinued 1000 Series semi-auto.

Gun Review: Model 11-87 Sportsman Field

The Model 11-87 Sportsman Field shotgun is no cheap knock-off, but is designed with the wallet in mind. Available in 20 and 12 gauge, it sports many of the features that made the original Model 11-87 so great.

Gun Review: Shooting the Browning Maxus

Created by duck hunters for duck hunters, the Browning Maxus is big on reliability, accuracy and power.

Q & A: Stevens Double Gun Patents

Nick Niles answers a reader question about Stevens double gun patent stamping found on various models. 

Classy Double Guns

If it looks good, feels good, and kills birds dead, it qualifies as a Classy Double.

The Basics of Wingshooting – Part 2

To become competent at wingshooting in the field, you must have the basics of shooting flying objects firmly in place. In Part 2 of the series excerpted from the new Gun Digest Book of Shotgunning, Marty Fischer gives you more basic tips.


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