Martin Puddifer

Deputy Editor

Martin Puddifer

Martin Puddifer joined Shooting Gazette in 2006 and is the current editor.

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best pheasant shoots

Every shoot  is different in its own way. We asked our contributors for their nominations for their best pheasant shoots from seasons gone by and here is what they came…

June hopefully means bright sunshine and the chance for game shooters across the country to take their pre-season preparations up a gear. One of the ways we can all enjoy…

February poses a number of interesting quandaries for the game shooter. With the driven season now over, do the shotguns go back into cabinets for a well-earned rest, or are…

This month we’re paying a visit to the Crichel shoot in Dorset for a day’s sport with some inspirational people from Help For Heroes’ shooting programme. The day, which seventh-generation…

gunfitting session

Game cookery courses With so many shoots now offering an oven ready brace more guns than ever can share the harvest of their sport with others; but what if you want to improve…

Have you unleashed your inner Edwardian for the West London Shooting School’s Ripon Challenge yet? Shooting Gazette’s editor-at-large Robin Scott has taken the one minute challenge, aiming to match and…

How do you like your partridges? Traditionalists will naturally favour these pocket rockets bursting over hedgerows and rolling stubble fields in the east of England, while, increasingly, others will get…

shooting grounds

Atkin, Grant & Lang Shooting Ground Address: Windmill Road, Markyate, St. Albans, Herts, AL3 8LP Profile: The shooting ground arm of the iconic gunmakers sits in 55 acres of ancient…

Amber Hill

Amber Hill was interviewed for the July 2016 issue of Shooting Gazette. Robert Cuthbert: Congratulations on your selection for Team GB’s skeet squad in Rio. That must have been huge;…

As the fieldsports community gears up for the Glorious Twelfth, Shooting Gazette is honouring the most important date in our calendar with a host of grouse shooting features celebrating this…

It’s that time of year again when game shots start to think about pre-season training. Lessons and simulated days are a great way of keeping your eye-in over the summer…

Casterne Hall Derbyshire review

Casterne Hall in Derbyshire might be familiar to avid fans of Sherlock Holmes from when it doubled as Stapleton Hall in the Granada TV series’ 1988 adaption of The Hound…