spaghetti and tomatoes

Pasta makes the perfect base for game dishes, allowing the flavour of the meat to be the hero. It’s also quick to cook and perfect for those times when you…

Beaters on shoot

Have you any comments and thoughts on being a beater? Any hints or tips to give somebody new to the discipline? If so, leave a comment below.

red stags

Stalking red stags in Scotland is a bucket-list experience for most stalkers. One of the country’s most majestic animals, the red deer is Scotland’s largest native land mammal and one of its most sought-after sporting trophies.…

cartridges for clayshooting

Clay pigeon or competition cartridges are a manufacturer’s delight because they are the big seller, more so than dedicated pigeon or game cartridges. They can represent, on average, as much as…

Cocker spaniel in field

How can I improve my spaniel’s picking up skills? The gundogs in question are 10-month-old litter brothers – one is a good hunter, the other bad at retrieving. What can be…

midge proof clothing

When the dark cloud descends, it’s not usually a rain cloud that ruins your day of shooting, but a swarm of midges biting your exposed flesh. We have rounded up…

How to make a mirador

If you have been lucky enough to travel overseas to shoot driven wild boar, you may well have waited in what is known in Europe as a mirador, a tower with an…