December Shooting Gazette 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With December comes Christmas Day, and the Shooting Gazette Christmas special, packed with the kind of goodies every sportsman and woman would love to find under their tree. Edwardian gent Squire Fortesque returns for another ripping yarn, David Whitby reminisces about Christmas shooting past and we’re off to Turkey to see how Yildiz is taking on the world. We’ve also selected our favourite 10 pheasant shoots from around the UK and the finest sustenance for your festive shoot days. There’s also a fantastic subscription offer including a little present from us. Other crackers include…

Dog man to her Majesty
Bill Meldrum, the former Sandringham headkeeper gives us his thoughts on modern training methods.

Fortesque takes the strain on the train
Squire Fortesque battles terror on the Edwardian railways to save a bewitching duchess.

Top 10 pheasant shoots in the UK
From the Borders to Cornwall and back, our list will do well to get beaten!

By George!
We’re spending five minutes talking shooting with world champion clay shot George Digweed.

Reviews, reviews, reviews
The White Swan Inn in Pickering, Bentley Mulsanne Speed and the Boxall & Edmiston round action all go under the microscope.

A festive feast
The finest hampers, wines, ales and liqueurs to warm your soul this winter.

A different kind of shotgun diplomacy
How does one explain a poor drive in commercial shooting?

Is Tulchan the ultimate fieldsports destination?
The number of sporting opportunities available makes for an unforgettable trip.