Roe Deer

What is the best rifle for roe?

What is the best rifle for roe? I have been asked this question scores of times over the last quarter of a century and it can open a real can…

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Big hand for Olympic shooters

By Peter Wilson The World Class Programme (WCP) is one of the best-kept secrets of shooting. There seems to be reluctance on behalf of UK Sport and British Shooting, the…

Setting up a trail camera

Fox shooting with a shotgun

My pump action has a custom paint job, which helps blend it in to the surroundings and the 3.5in chamber gives me the possibilities of a range of ammunition. The…

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…