Shooting UK

Shooting UK
Struggling with recoil

1. Have a relaxed and positive attitude Shooting requires what might be called relaxed concentration. According to psychologists, you need to be ‘aroused’ but not too hyped up to do…

gundog mouthing game

I took my 18 month-old Labrador shooting for the first time this season, allowing him to pick no more than two birds on each of the three outings.

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)…