Trap door to success

Jacksonville teen casts big shadow in shotgunning world

Posted: March 19, 2017 at 2:31 a.m.

Jacksonville’s Ryan Bowen dusts a clay target Friday at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex in Jacksonville.

Ryan Bowen of Jacksonville has a weakness for fine automatic wristwatches and expensive shotguns, but his future is bright in competitive shotgunning.

Ryan Bowen of Jacksonville is one of the nation’s premier youth trapshooters. He was the high all-around champion at the 2016 Arkansas State Shoot, wh...

This story is only available from our archives.