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Let the games begin

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

 If you are a wing shooter, this is your time of year!  At this writing all reports I’ve received from South Texas on Quail are outstanding.  As good as or better than last year, and last year was great!  Duck season is beginning earlier this year, and I’m looking forward to spending some time in the field with Vicki and my son Brian.     Those of us who live in Texas are fortunate in that we have a great variety of op... Read more…

It’s crunch time!

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

It’s crunch time!ADD TO FAVORITES     August is here.  Regardless of the heat, it’s time again to get to the clay target range and put in some practice with your shotgun.  Early teal season as well as dove season will be on us in a heart beat.      If you have planned a trip out of the country to Mexico or Argentina this month you are way behind if you haven’t been practicing your gun mount and shot sporting clays at l... Read more…

Pre-shot routine for wing shooting?

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Vicki and Gil,I read with interest your columns every month.  Question:  So you recommend a pre-shot routine in any form when you are wing shooting.  I know I miss a lot of first shots on ducks, doves, quail, and pheasants that I should not miss because I get in too big of a rush.  How do you recommend that I deal with this problem?JohnDear John-Perhaps we should talk about the pre-shot routine in sports and its import... Read more…

SCI Nov/Dec 2012

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Well last month we talked about fear and how it creeps into your game mainly when shooting sporting clays and this month as promised we are going to talk about sight pictures and focus ratios.  On a side note we will be doing 2 seminars at convention this year and will be talking about these two things with our new animation and will be discussing the difference between shooting clays and shooting birds.  There is a di... Read more…

Shooting a Shotgun Like a Rifle

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

It’s April and by now spring has sprung.  My tomatoes are in the ground and growing.  Nature has brought forth her bounty of beauty in the outdoors.  All the leaves are coming out in rich colors of green and the grass is growing, adding to an ever expanding list of “honey-doos” around the house.  March is what I call the take a break month to get caught up around the house and build up enough points with the boss so I ... Read more…