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92 Days and Counting

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

As of June 1, it’s 92 days till dove season. Shooting a shotgun is probably the furthest thing away from your mind. Your thought processes are probably more on fishing than hunting. Hopefully you have been visiting your local sporting clays course at least once or twice a month just to keep the rust off.Vicki and I have been traveling all over the country teaching people to shoot better. Both hunters and clays shooters... Read more…

A Hunting Gun for Eric

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

As teachers of shotgunning, Vicki and I are frequently asked what kind of gun should I get for my son, daughter, or wife. The typical reason for the question is that a father enjoys shotgunning (either hunting or clays or both) and wants to share that joy with a spouse or sibling. The following are some of the statements and ideas we have encountered as professional shooters and instructors over the past 20 years. “I d... Read more…

A View from the River

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Upon arrival we were stunned at the well groomed front yard in fact as far as one could see the grass was groomed and the trees were pruned to form a canopy like setting completely surrounding Estancia Cortaderas.  The Parana River was the north western boundary of the Estancia and was larger than one would expect and seemed even larger due to the well kept grounds that guests viewed it from.  The complete back of the ... Read more…

“MAS VALE TARDE QUE NUNCA”

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

It’s August. I realize the last things you want to do is to go out to your local clay target range and shoot targets. It’s hot and the air conditioning feels so good.            If my memory serves me correctly, however it ain’t gonna be cooler on September 1 when dove season opens up. Early teal season is just around the corner and even though you might be standing in some water, it is still going to be hotter than 9 ... Read more…

Don’t Be Looking Down That Barrel

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

By Gil and Vicki AshEditor’s Note:Meet Gil and Vicki Ash, Safari’s new Shotgunning Editors.  Gil and Vicki operate OSP Shooting School headquartered in Houston, Texas, but their reach is worldwide, conducting clinics, private lessons, and seminars wherever there are shotgunners who want to shoot more birds or break more clays. They also write books, produce videos, and host a monthly “Coaching Hour” call-in show.  Safa... Read more…