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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…

Gettin’ Ready For Wing Shooting Season

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

As far back as I can remember September 1 has always been a beginning.   It’s time to go hunting.  Dove season opens in the north and central zones on the first with eairly teal and south zone dove later in the month.  At this writing we have not had a hurricane hit us but you never know.  It seems in the Houston area where I live on opening day if it is not a hurricane it’s the afternoon thunderstorms that manage to s... Read more…

Preshot 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?John Dear John-Perhaps we should talk about the pre-shot routine in sports and its impor... Read more…