Outdoor Life's Shooting Editor John Snow and team test the best shotguns on the market for 2009.
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This year’s shotgun test has a little something for everyone. Whether you’re a sporting clays enthusiast, a hardcore waterfowler, a new shooter looking for an affordable pump gun or a bird hunter heading to the heartland for pheasant and quail, there’s a new gun for you. There are also more innovations—smart innovations—in this crop of shotguns than we’ve seen in many years, which is a welcome sign in these challenging times. It shows that the vigor, energy and determination of the gun industry is alive and well.