Matthew Clark

Editor Sporting Gun

Matthew Clark

Matthew Clark is the Editor of Sporting Gun

Sporting Gun magazine Mike George

Here is a list of some of the pieces he wrote for Sporting Gun magazine, which are read over and over again on Shooting UK. A true professional to the…

Fausti XF4

A former shooting champion once told me that if a gun looks good it would shoot well. He explained that rather like a sports car if the lines of the…

using an airgun

  Using an airgun regularly, especially a springer, can improve your marksmanship. This will also improve your shooting skills with any rifle, even a full-bore. If you can manage the…

Buying a precharged pneumatic airgun (PCP) requires a hefty outlay. The rifle itself will cost several hundred pounds, then you have to buy the scope in addition to the air…

Zeiss Conquest V6 scope

Low light conditions sort out the men from the boys when it comes to optics. Budget scopes – while offering reasonable image quality in good light conditions – often become…

shooting instruction

Many shooters consider that a 20-bore has less recoil than a 12-bore but in fact, the recoil depends on the cartridge load being used and the weight of the gun.…

Baikal over and under

Strictly speaking my Baikal single-barrel 12-bore was not my first shotgun. That honour goes to a BSA Snipe, a single-barrel shotgun given to me by my cousin Geoff Hoyle. He was a target pistol shooter of…