Podcast: A Discussion About Orvis Guns, with Greg Carpiniello


Greg Carpiniello in the Orvis Gun Room in Manchester, Vermont.
Photo courtesy Greg Carpiniello

On an early November evening, Reid returns from Orvis Sandanona with Gun Room Manager Greg Carpiniello. Recorded on a mobile unit that captures the sound of rain on the windshield, the two discuss the Orvis assortment of shotguns, and how . . .

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Podcast: “In Late Fall”

In what may become a periodic new format for the podcast, Reid shares a written story of an early duck hunt, and a traditional reunion with an old friend. These periodic spoken-word/storytelling podcasts may become a regular installment, so don’t hesitate to weigh in with your opinions. If you don’t see the “Play” button above, … Continue reading “Podcast: “In Late Fall””

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Podcast: Beepers vs Bells with Rick Watson



In the heart of grouse and woodcock season, Reid takes time out to speak with Rick Watson of Catskill Casts and Coverts, a guide service in Bloomville, New York. They discuss the . . .

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Classic Podcast: Tips on Buying a Used Shotgun


If you plan to buy a used double barrel shotgun anytime soon, you’ll want to listen to the latest Double Barrel Podcast with Bruce Bowlen, Orvis’ Head Shooting Instructor at the Orvis Wingshooting School in Manchester, Vermont. It offers invaluable and. . .

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