A selection of festive food and drink and the best sporting books.

Is Mike Sinnerton Britain’s best gunmaker?

Justin Clarke examines the issue of chastising your gundog.

Peter Glenser attempts a MacNab.

What loads should you use on high birds?

Grouse beater James Somerville-Meikle lifts the lid on life behind the scenes on the moor.

Another ripping Christmas yarn with Edwardian gent Squire Fortesque.

Shoot reports from Hampshire, the Forest of Bowland and Castlevennon.

The Beretta Silver Pigeon Classic and the Fiat Panda 4×4 go under the microscope.

AND, AS ALWAYS…

Photography that will blow your shooting socks clean off!