Shooting UK

Shooting UK
champion stake

Six dogs ran in that first Champion Stake in 1869 and the winner was Mr. Garth’s pointer dog Drake. One hundred and fifty years later we gathered on Sheikh Mohammed…

formal gameshooting cartoon

Essentially shooting dress has not changed for 150 years. Flick through Lancaster’s The Art of Shooting from 1889 and the chaps are wearing exactly the same kit as us. Or…

airgun bill

Even if you’re an experienced airgunner, you’re going to have a few airgun questions from time to time. Here are some of the ones we’ve most frequently asked by readers.…

rifles for deer stalking

Our experts have reviewed 14 rifles for deer stalking that have proven popular and ranked highly with our reviewers. 1. Steyr Mannlicher Pro Hunter Our reviewer notes that you don’t see…

beating on a shoot

Here are a few key reads on shooting red partridges in readiness for the season ahead. 1. Top 10 partridge shoots Testing sport in stunning surroundings – whether you’re off…

Atholl Estates

Here is our list of deer seasons for shooting. All dates shown below are inclusive. Red deer England and Wales: Aug 1-April 30 (stags) Nov 1 – Mar 31 (hinds)…

shotgun cartridges

You’ll need to think about a variety of considerations to be using the right shotgun cartridge. Chamber length The cartridge you use needs to match the length of your shotgun…

Anschutz 1761

I am considering changing the old .22 Hornet rifle I use for fox control with a modern .22/250, but am undecided as to whether to go for a wood stock…

air rifle maintenance

Your questions on air rifle maintenance answered 1. How can I tell if my air rifle needs a service? Q: Does my .22 air rifle need a service? I have been…

what is a shooting syndicate

If you are a member of a syndicate shoot, are you aware of all the legal aspects? David Barrington Barnes runs through how not to become the wrong sort of…