Our Outdoors - One Gun

For an uplander, there’s nothing more reassuring than a trusted shotgun.  For me, it remains a super light 20 gauge that shoulders easily, swings smoothly, and more often than not, connects with my target.  The familiar crook between trigger guard and checkered wood grip where my hand tenses up as a bird rises and the smooth section which cradles my cheek to the stock on the mount feels as natural as my face hitting the pillow after a long day.  Familiarity with a firearm coming from time on the range and many seasons afield helps build a connection between hunter and scattergun that makes moments after the flush more successful and builds a legacy of memories worth recalling and sharing.

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