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Historical Shotgun Information

Looking Back at Shotgun History

Looking Back at Shotgun History

In the story of the development of firearms, shotguns often receive short shrift. Here’s a...
Combat Shotguns of the Vietnam War

Combat Shotguns of the Vietnam War

Shotguns with familiar names—Ithaca, Remington, Winchester, Savage and Stevens—served American troops with distinction in the...
Winchester Goes To War

Winchester Goes To War

Throughout this century, Winchester has been called upon to be a vital part of the...
200 Years of Remington Country

200 Years of Remington Country

America’s oldest gunmaker celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, and the company has left an...

Video: Winchester Model 24 Shotgun

Watch this "I Have This Old Gun" segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman...
L. C. Smith Shotguns

L. C. Smith Shotguns

In his latest book, the author put together his “bucket list” of guns he intends...

Video: Remington 11-48 Shotgun

Watch this "I Have This Old Gun" segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman...

Video: Remington Model 17

Watch this American Rifleman TV "I Have This Old Gun" segment featuring the Remington Model...
A Look Back at the Winchester Model 1897

A Look Back at the Winchester Model 1897

Many features introduced in this shotgun remain standard in today’s modern pump guns.
The Ithaca Model 37 in U.S. Military Service

The Ithaca Model 37 in U.S. Military Service

While eclipsed by the far-better-known Winchester Model 97 and Model 12 “trench” and “riot” shotguns,...
I Have This Old Gun: Montgomery Ward's Western Field Model 10

I Have This Old Gun: Montgomery Ward's Western Field Model 10

During the first part of the 20th century, when the United States was transitioning from...
10 Shotguns to Own in Your Lifetime

10 Shotguns to Own in Your Lifetime

What’s on your “bucket list” of shotguns you’d love to own? Here are 10 special...

I Have This Old Gun: Ruger Red Label

The Ruger Red Label shotgun grew out of Bill Ruger's strong desire to build an...

I Have This Old Gun: Winchester Model 50

Don't know what a Winchester Model 50 is? That's too bad because this semi-automatic shotgun...
"Sparrow" Young Shotgun

"Sparrow" Young Shotgun

Charles “Sparrow” Young was a distinguished trapshooter who ran the first ever 100-straight from 23...
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