#277 | Instinctive Shooting with Lars Jacob

Episode 270

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Nick Larson

Nick Larson is the host and creator of the Birdshot Podcast. He and his family, which includes a pair of English setters, reside in Minnesota where he grew up and fell in love with the outdoors. Naturally, his favorite pursuit is upland bird hunting dating back 25+ years from his humble beginnings as a “partridge” hunter. Today, he chases adventure across the uplands wherever his bird dogs and the people he connects with inspire him to go.

In this episode we welcome wingshooting instructor and gun fitter Lars Jacob back to the show to discuss instinctive shooting.

Show Highlights:

  • Spring foraging: morel mushrooms
  • A family history of turkey hunting and call making
  • Lars’ definition of Instinctive shooting
  • Pull away vs swing through vs sustained lead
  • “Don’t spill the scotch!” 
  • The importance of your lead hand on the shotgun
  • How to grip a splinter forend side by side
  • SLOW down your gun mount: creating good muscle memory
  • How to book a gun fitting or shooting lesson with Lars

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