Shooting Times

Shooting Times

The Government is being urged not to introduce additional legislation restricting the use of airguns in England and Wales, which is under review after a child was wounded in Bristol.…

Beretta Silver Pigeon 1

Ever keen to keep a fresh face on long-life models, Beretta has launched the Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon I with the new Game Scene engraving. The Silver Pigeon range has…

spaniels

Dogging-in means using a dog to push straying pheasants from the boundaries of a shoot back into the middle. This time of year the 
majority of keepers face 
this seemingly…

improve your gun-mount

I’m going to show you some exercises here to improve your gun-mount which you can at home, in just a few minutes a week. They’re free and will pay huge…

Wire haired Jack Russell terrier

The working Jack Russell was bred to bolt a fox unharmed. Eddie Chapman tells the story of how this special skill has been preserved against the odds

wildfowling on marsh

Joining a wildfowling club My path to education came about thanks to the BASC wildfowling permit scheme, which provides a “suck it and see” opportunity for novices to try their…

springer spaniel in training

My springer spaniel’s training is coming along pretty well but I can’t get her to leave hedgerows and cover to hunt open ground for retrieves. Any advice?

A dense cloud of midges

Q: I stalk in Sutherland and every time I go out I get horribly bitten by midges and ticks. Can you recommend any remedies or repellents that 
work, please? Tell…

The shooting suit that we think of today — jacket, waistcoat and plus fours — has barely shifted with the times over the past century, says tailor Charlie Baker-Collingwood. “In…

Man shooting by lake

Q: Last season, I went shooting with a friend of a friend who shoots regularly.  His peg was, for most of the day, next to me or at least very close…

deerstalking male deer

BASC chairman Peter Glenser says: “ScotRail claims its Scotland’s railway but it is 
striking at the heart of rural businesses and communities that rely on the estimated £155million injected each…