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Improving success on live birds

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Successful clays shooters sometimes find that their skills on the sporting clays course or skeet range don’t translate to dead birds when they’re hunting. If that’s happening to you, chances are, it’s a matter of where you are focusing.When shooting at a live bird, look at its head, specifically at its eyes. Your eyes will naturally want to go to the fastest moving part of the bird, its wings. Then your eyes naturally ... Read more…

Finally, Dove season

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

Finally, It’s A Happening Thing! September is the transition month.  Dove season kicks off in the north and central zone on the first.  Early Teal season begins on the 18th and south zone dove season begins on the 24th, finally.  The first cool front usually pushes through around mid month and begins to break the summer heat, finally!If you are fortunate enough to have a place to hunt doves in the north or central zone... Read more…

A question on gun fit

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 7, 2014

I got an interesting phone call the other day from a man named Larry. He asked if I had a try gun. When I confirmed the rumor he asked if I did stock fits and I said yes.He then proceeded to tell me that 15 years ago he shot both skeet and sporting competitively. He was AA in both and was the best around. (I’ve never met an X skeet shooter who wasn’t AA when they quit and 15 years ago sporting classes were determined b... 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…