The Orvis Hunting and Shooting Podcast (shotguns)
The Orvis Hunting and Shooting Podcast (formerly the Double Barrel Podcast) with host, Reid Bryant brings you hunting and shooting tips for more success and fun in the field.

This episode of Doubole Barrel features discussions on shotgun chokes and what they really mean, shot size- what size is best for different end uses, from the skeet field to goose hunting and patterning your gun.

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Direct download: Double_Barrel_Gets_All_Choked_Up.mp3
Category:shotguns -- posted at: 11:52am EDT

Co-host Bruce Bowlen returns to the studio joined by Orvis Gunsmith Jordan Smith and are interviewed by Brett on the importance and techniques of gun fitting.

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Direct download: Double_Barrels_Gun_Fitting_Episode.mp3
Category:shotguns -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

In this podcast, Brett interviews Paul Butski, arguably one of the best turkey hunters in the US. Paul and Brett discuss tricks, tips and tactics  for turkey hunting, review different calls for  beginnerrs and experts,  review keys to being successful on the hunt even when you don't bag your quarry as well as a demonstration of what turkey calls should sound like.

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Direct download: Talking_Turkey_with_Paul_Butski.mp3
Category:shotguns -- posted at: 4:55pm EDT

This important episode of Double Barrel may well save your hearing. In it, Orvis CEO Perk Perkins sits down with Brett to talk about how we can protect our hearing from damage as shooters. Perk has lost much of the hearing in one ear due to a lifetime of hunting. In this podcast, you’ll learn how to minimize hearing damage from the sport you love. You may even save your hearing! Have a suggestion for a future podcast? Write to us at or visit us on Facebook at
Direct download: Protecting_Your_Hearing_in_the_Field.mp3
Category:shotguns -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

In this episode, Brett is joined in the studio by Jordan Smith. Jordan has been the Orvis Gunsmith for 30 years and talks about shotgun maintenance and shares some stories from the legendary Orvis gun room.

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How to maximize your time with clays and skeet shooting as practice for being in the field.

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In this podcat Jim and Brett assume you have bagged a few birds this year and ahre some of their favorite recipes.

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Direct download: Double_Barrels_Favorite_Game_Bird_Recipes.mp3
Category:shotguns -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT