New shotgun reviews and shotgun shooting tips to help you bag more birds and break more clays.
- Is the .223 Rem. a viable deer cartridge? Legal for big game in some states, deemed inadequate—and prohibited—in others, it lies on a fault line that has spurred many a campfire debate. Let’s compare it to the .30/30 Winchester, which has more than a century of tried-and-true performance on deer, and see how it stacks up.
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From high-end autoloaders to affordable double guns to shorty home-defense guns, there’s a little something for every shotgunner on our site. If you’re in the market for a new shotgun, you’ll find honest reviews from us that rate and rank every model from shiny new semi-autos and competition over/unders to budget duck and turkey guns and nimble double-barrels for upland hunting.
You’ll also find the latest trends covered here, including the new wave of box-magazine-fed home defense shotguns or the best models and ammo of the .410 frenzy. Keep an eye out for our annual shotgun test. It’s published every summer and includes rankings of the year’s latest and greatest models, along with our honest reviews about each shotgun’s pros and cons and our overall top picks. We’ll also cover shotgun ammo, new loads, chokes, accessories, and more.