Will Hetherington

Will Hetherington
over and under shotgun

On a shoot day in October I had a fascinating conversation with a fellow gun about his switch from a side-by-side to an over-under. After more than 30 extremely successful years of game shooting with the…

BASC Gameshooter's Pocket Guide

This easily accessible handbook offers welcome advice on all things shooting, from shooting etiquette and safety to shooting technique and treatment of game. Now in its fourth edition, having first been published in 1990, it remains relevant, useful…

Drumlanrig partridge shoot

It’s hard to know exactly what the grandees of shooting in the late Victorian and Edwardian era would make of the Whirlpool drive at Drumlanrig, or the Bothy for that…

Shooting Gazette

What do you get when you cross an ex-England defender with two game-mad brothers from Gloucestershire, a Canadian sink box and a truckload of reviews and the odd comment from…

It’s March! We’ve been more than a few weeks without driven sport now, but of course there are still plenty of pigeons and deer to focus our efforts on. We’re…

Pawton Manor partridge shoot

I was in Cornwall this summer and enjoyed the ferry ride across the Camel estuary from Rock to Padstow. The sun was shining, Padstow was awash with tourists, or ‘emmets’…

The driven shooting season might close on February 1 but that doesn’t mean your shotgun has to stay locked in its cabinet until August. Practice during the close season is…

January might be the last full month of the driven shooting season but we’re still giving you plenty of excuses to get out there and pull the trigger. We’re everywhere…

Christmas. It’s almost upon us, and where on earth did the last 11 months go? There is one month to go before the family descends and you’re all tucking into…

White Horse Chilgrove

“We are surrounded by shoots, with Chilgrove, King’s Walk and Uppark to name just three on our doorstep,” said Niki, the manager at the impressive White Horse, “and we pride…