Alasdair Mitchell

An EU directive has empowered cash-strapped councils to impose another tax

For all its good work, underhanded opportunism is tarnishing the RSPB's image

How would the UK firearms system work if Scotland became independent?

A US survey shows no direct link between gun ownership and gun murder rates

Hats and hoity-toity braying do little to improve public perceptions of shooting

A US ruling on grizzly bears shows the vested interests behind “conservation”

Thanks to technological advances, now it's not just Big Brother who's watching

Shooting trips with friends can be great fun, but organising them is far less so

When it comes environmentally friendly shooting, it's not easy being green

Technology may be tricky to conquer — but it often plays a vital role on shoots

When it comes to challenging legislation, we could learn from the Americans

In disputes over game ownership, it would seem that no case is ever clear-cut

The RSPB's casual dismissal of its own statistics smacks of double standards

Bad weather warnings won't get in the way of the annual Perthshire hindstalk

Even with a minimal amount of lead, a sure Shot can bring down a large quarry

Love it or hate it, at times the RSPB can be a seriously impressive organisation

While a blast from the past is restored, a new 8-bore cartridge is making waves

Difficult to believe, but Labour says it is the political party of the countryside

Some antis genuinely want to help animals but many are just in it for the chase

By opposing the badger cull, is the RSPB letting down vulnerable bird species?