Shooting Times

Shooting boosts economy

Research has uncovered the huge economic impact of wild red grouse shooting in England and Wales

A chance bullet and a clever Labrador meant that Duff Hart-Davis got more from a stalk than he bargained for

After the breeding season legions of crows bear down on farms, posing serious threats to the dairy farmer. Eric Prior rallies his crow patrol posse

Win for young gamekeeper

Good prospects for grouse

Grouse numbers are looking positive in the lead-up to the start of the season, despite poor winter weather

The Home Office Firearms Unit receives a gameshooting presentation on a recent visit to Bisley

The financial state of the shooting industry is revealed in the latest Shoot Benchmarking Survey. Selena Masson casts her eye over the statistics

Keeper in the clear

A former headkeeper from Norfolk has been cleared of wildlife crime offences and the illegal possession of a shotgun

In a Game Fair debate DEFRA minister Richard Benyon puts gamekeepers at the heart of the Government’s policy

SNH and GWCT sign agreement

An agreement signed at this year's Scottish Game Fair paves the way for more collaborative work between conservation organisations

Fieldsports enthusiasts in the north of England who have imposed a voluntary shooting ban are helping to conserve blackgrouse according to GWCT research

Volvo is refining its radar and infra red camara pedestrian detection system to detect animals as well as people

GWCT unveil new joint campaign

At the Scottish Game Fair the RSPB, Scottish Land & Estates and the GWCT will unveil a new joint campaign to save Scotland's waders

An investigation is demanded after animal welfare charities teach children that keepers use illegal traps to maim wildlife