WILDFOWLING
Greylag in the mist
For the seasoned wildfowler a real pea-souper can be a distinct advantage, says Tom Sykes.

OPINION
Licences to Kill
Jeffrey Olstead reviews changes to the General Licences and reminds us to brush up on them.

OLYMPIC COLUMNIST
A Shot in the Arm for British Guns
In recognising Amber Hill’s achievements the BBC has given shooting a much-needed boost, says Peter Wilson.

PIGEON DECOYING
Snow patrol
Richard Brigham is determined to work out why pigeon are so difficult to decoy in snow.

GAME SHOOTING
Which strain to take
Ian Mason considers what types of pheasant poults to order for next season and is impressed by the Polish workers.

ROUGHSHOOTING
Like a duck to water
A DIY shoot on the beautiful Cumbrian hills produces, snipe, duck, pheasants and plenty of laughs for Paul Quagliana.

LICENSING
Could privatising licensing be a good thing?
David Frost visits Lincolnshire Constabulary to see how outsourcing firearms licensing to G4S is going.

RIFLE SHOOTING
A Webley workhorse
In Webley & Scott’s latest semi-auto .22 rimfire George Wallace finds a little gem of a gun.

DEER STALKING
Why poaching is inhumane
There are many rules governing stalking which is why poaching is often inhumane as well as illegal, says Jon Snowdon.

GAME COOKERY
Pigeon breast with rice
In celebration of the start of the roost shooting season, Mark shows how to prepare a winter warming pigeon and rice dish.

ROOST SHOOTING
How to rule the roost
Peter Theobald shares the secret to enjoying the cream of pigeon shooting without ruining your spring decoying.

SHOOTING TUITION
Sharp snap shooting Mark Russell’s guide to shooting February pigeons as they come in to the woods to roost.

GAMEKEEPING
Final flings!
If you held on to your birds, the last days of the season could have been exceptional, says Andy Swallow.

GUNDOG TRAINING
The breeding game
In the first of a two-part series Tony Price offers a step-by- step guide to successfully breeding your working bitch.