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June hopefully means bright sunshine and the chance for game shooters across the country to take their pre-season preparations up a gear. One of the ways we can all enjoy…

Gundogs with beater

Q: I pick-up with a very experienced dog person who has a team of dogs under immaculate control. None of them wear a collar. I thought dogs were obliged to…

AYA English Game Round Body 20-bore

This version of the AYA is designed to replicate the very best English Game guns of the inter war years, with lighter barrels and fast handling. They are available as…

grouse moor licensing

(More background on Rob Yorke here). There is a chunk of moorland in Scotland that has been subject to a 24-year project involving upland land uses, habitat, nature conservation designations,…

Zoli Pernice

The Zoli Pernice 20 bore will make an inarguable case for the heart as well as the head, combining great handling with eye-catching looks. That’s what I believe Zoli hopes.…

On Sunday August 10 1997 a police officer called at the house of Mr Mark Farrer. He wanted to inspect his firearms security. Mr Farrer was not at home. His mother, then in her 80s,…

Krieghoff K-20 Parcours

Superb guns for taking on clays Krieghoff is perhaps not a name well-known to many of our readers, with a lineage far more closely related to hunting rifles and shotguns…

February poses a number of interesting quandaries for the game shooter. With the driven season now over, do the shotguns go back into cabinets for a well-earned rest, or are…

Best shooting grounds

Bisley & Braidwood, Surrey & Scotland The famous Bisley has two shooting grounds in the UK. There is the shooting ground in 3,000 acres of Surrey heath and woodland just…

struggles with recoil

Q:  I’ve started struggling with recoil when using my 12 bore: what can I do to reduce it? Is it time to change to a 16-bore? It’s really strange as…

Range Rover Velar

Were you horrified when Land Rover announced that they were stopping making the Defender? Do you miss being able to buy a nice understated Range Rover with small wheels and…