Game shooting: Can you give me any advice on which shotgun to buy, as a first-time purchase, to be used as an all-rounder? I am a novice and have a budget of £1,000. Read more
Clay shooting: Are clay shooting lessons good practice for the game shooting season, when driven quarry accelerates towards the gun, whereas clays thrown from a high tower run out of steam as they approach? Read more
Clay shooting: Does it help when shooting some Sporting targets to change the position of our hand on the fore-end wood? Read more
Shotgun licence: If a police officer is required to take a firearm from you, surely they must be firearms qualified and hold a shotgun licence? Many police officers are not sure about firearms and wouldn’t know if a gun is loaded. Who is responsible? I thought we, as licence holders, are at all times responsible for a firearm. Read more
I had been looking forward to a spot of rabbit shooting this season, but my shoot is devoid of any rabbits where before there were many. I haven’t seen any sign of rabbits suffering from myxomatosis, so what else may have caused this disappearance? Read more
Deer stalking: I have been considering buying a .243 as a deer stalking rifle, but would this be the best all-round rifle for this purpose? Also, what sort of scope would be adequate for such a rifle (my budget is roughly £4,000 for both items)? Read more
I have been invited wild boar shooting in Germany, and have been asked for my liability insurance. What exactly do I need to provide? Read more
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