me shooting the Beretta DT10X with the Gracoil recoil reducer fitted.

How to reduce recoil

DTL and Olympic skeet champion Jim Sheffield has had great results with the Gracoil recoil reducing system


20-bore Browning 725 Hunter UK

Standing on the shoulders of their 12-bore, the new 20-bore Browning 725 Hunter UK is going to be very popular with gameshooters, says Jason Harris


Getting the pheasant pen ready

Neil Baldock is a gamekeeper working on a low-ground shoot in Wiltshire. The farm comprises of 600 acres of mixed arable and small woodlands that were planted specifically for shooting.…


Heart attack on the shoot!

John Harris is lucky to be alive. On Friday, 25 October last year, he set off for a day’s beating in West Sussex. He’d had a stressful week and was…

pigeon recipe

Pigeon with chorizo, peppers and feta cheese

What you need: 2 pigeon breasts 2 small chorizos 1 jar pepperdew peppers 2 tbsp orange juice 2 tbsp olive oil 5 cubes feta cheese salt and pepper balsamic vinegar…

spot tb in deer

How to spot TB in deer

The first recorded instance of tuberculosis having been transferred from a cat to a human was reported recently. I wonder if this surprised any of us whose work involves animals.…

Raptor decoy

Crow shooting with raptor decoys

Raptor decoys are the most common predator decoys on the UK market, they come in a variety of different sizes and species, the most common being eagle owls, peregrines and…