The Complete Guide to Wing Shooting: The Ultimate Handbook to a Specialized Sport

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Wing shooting is an art and science all to itself, and far too frequently bundled up with guns and hunting in general, though they have little in common. Here is a complete primer on the sport, an all-encompassing guide to the subtleties that make it so enchanting. Chapters cover:
. Fundamentals of shooting . Becoming a better shot . Four methods of creating lead. Realizing potential . Finding a gun that fits . Maximizing efficiency with lead . Lead alternatives .Safety . Etiquette . Choosing and shooting side-by-sides . Choosing autoloaders and pumps . Barrels and related matters . Eye dominance and cross shooting . Dealing with recoil . Choosing chokes and loads for game shooting . Choosing chokes and loads for clay disciplines . Sub gauges . Practical ballistics . Shot strings . Training the eye . Footwork . Practice . How to set up your own range . Accessories . Cleaning your gun . And more

With helpful advice on the nuances of gun fit, discussions with experts like Mike Rose, dissections of subjects like buffering agents and antimony content, The Complete Guide to Wingshooting should be on the shelf of every serious gun lover.

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Wing shooting is an art and science all to itself. Here is a complete primer on this unique sport, with much of interest to the intermediate and advanced shooter-an all-encompassing guide to the subtleties that make shooting so addictive.
Chapters cover:
" Fundamentals of shooting
" Becoming a better shot
" Four methods of creating lead
" Realizing potential
" Finding a gun that fits
" Maximizing efficiency with lead
" Lead alternatives
" Safety
" Etiquette
" Choosing and shooting side-by-sides
" Choosing autoloaders
" Barrels and related matters
" Eye dominance and cross shooting
" Dealing with recoil
" Choosing chokes and loads for game shooting
" Choosing chokes and loads for clay disciplines
" Sub gauges
" Practical ballistics
" Shot strings
" Training the eye
" Footwork
" Practice
" Accessories
" Cleaning your gun
" And more

With helpful advice on the nuances of gun fit and discussions with experts like Tom Roster, Cliff Moller of Briley, Mike Rose, and Ken Eyster, dissecting such subjects as buffering agents and antimony content, The Complete Guide to Wing Shooting should be on the shelf of every serious shooter, hunter, and gun lover.

About the Author:

Alex Brant, is the founding editor of Harris Publications, the co-founder, editor, and publisher of The Hunting Report, and columnist for the UK's Shooting Gazette magazine. He's also a steady contributor to several magazines, including Sports Afield, Shooting Sportsman, Outdoor Life, and the NRA's American Hunter and American Rifleman. He ran the driven shoots at Ireland's Humewood Castle and Shillelagh. An avid traveler, explorer, and hunter, he has taken more than twenty African safaris. He also has bird hunted across the globe, from North America to Spain and to Africa. When he isn't spending his time between the handful of U.S. outdoor sports club of which he is a member or participating in driven shoots across Britain and Spain, six labs compete for his attention.

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