Shooting UK

car stuck in the mud

Tyres are something that most of us don’t tend to think too much about until they let us down. Literally. In fact most of us don’t know too much about…

silver Labrador

What exactly is the right colour? The Kennel Club’s breed standard states that “any shade of gold or cream” is acceptable for golden retrievers, while the American KC requires “rich,…

UK Mix cover crop

Q) Several of the woods on our shoot have little, or no, cover at ground level and are almost completely bare. I realise that groundcover is essential, but what plants…

We’re really sorry to be the bearer of bad news regarding the ShootingUK Forum. The Forum has for many years been a source of pride to the ShootingUK team –…

Game Fair ticket offers

To celebrate the 60th anniversary year of the Game Fair, we are offering our readers a special discount on advance tickets to The Game Fair. For it’s Diamond Anniversary The…

easy recipe for pigeon pâté

Pigeon pâté is the ideal way to use up those extra pigeon breasts and makes a change from casseroles or roasted pigeon. This easy recipe for pigeon pâté makes for a…

Checking right gun fit

I've bought a Beretta for clay shooting as a spare, but I'm not sure the gun fit is right as I don’t shoot as well with it as I do…

Starlings in flight

 Most of the collective nouns for birds date back to the mid 15th century. And here are some of our favourites: A wake of buzzards A confusion of chiffchaffs A…

Border terriers

A car sick dog is miserable and the condition can be caused by different factors. It may not be due to motion. For many puppies their first experience of travel…