Graham Downing

Graham Downing

Shooting consultant and sporting author

Muntjac in gardens

Deer have moved into my area and are coming into the garden, damaging plants and vegetables. How high a fence will I need to keep the little ******* out?

A-Z guide to shooting terms

Q: Having just taken up the pastime of clayshooting 
(the skeet discipline), and having more than a passing interest 
in gameshooting, I find I am bamboozled by the choice of…

cartridge safety rules

Reloading your shotgun cartridges is popular in places like America but nobody in the UK (with the possible exception of a few wildfowlers) seems to bother. Why is this?

shooting abroad

Can I take gun cartridges on a plane? Q: I have been invited to 
shoot in Northern Ireland and I will be travelling by air. What are the rules about…

gun lending rules

Q: When a person lends a shotgun to a non-certificate holder on 
a private shoot, must the gun be 
on their certificate? Loans of shotguns and gun lending on private…

Deer at night

As a wildfowler I am allowed to shoot duck and geese under the moon and I can also shoot rabbits, foxes and wild boar at night. Is there some reason…