Shotgun Guide (Field & Stream)

Shotgun Skills You Need

Written By: Phil Bourjaily
From the most trusted brand in outdoor sports, Field & Stream, this book is drawn from the Total Gun Manual, the latest in the top-selling Series that began with The Total Outdoorsman (200,000 copies in print!). Author Phil Bourjaily is the magazine’s Shotguns Editor, a popular blogger, and co-host of the Gun Nuts show on the Outdoor Channel (sponsored by Smith & Wesson).

When it comes to shotguns, Field & Stream’s Phil Bourjaily is the real deal. He loves to talk guns, to clay shoot, and to hunt waterfowl, upland birds, turkeys, small game, and even deer with a shotgun. He has a wealth of advice and opinions to share, and isn’t shy about doing so. Charismatic and funny, he’s the guy you’d want helping you choose the right gun, fix your stance, and bag the ultimate Thanksgiving turkey.
This book covers all the basics: Understanding your gun options, choosing the right gun for every situation, understanding shot and shells, old-school blackpowder hints, improving your shooting and hunting performance, and much, much more.
Format: Softbound
Publication Date: 4/2/2013
ISBN: 9781616284855
Pages: 128
Trim Size: 5.5 x 8 x .6

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Phil Bourjaily, Author: Phil Bourjaily is Field & Stream’s Shotguns columnist and co-writer, with David Petzal, of the popular "Gun Nut" blog on He is the author of the Field & Stream Turkey Hunting Handbook. He co-founded a trapshooting team at his son’s high school and serves as one of the coaches. He has traveled widely in pursuit of upland birds, waterfowl, and turkeys.