For several weeks last autumn a lot of pigeon down here were feeding on fallen acorns and beech mast, ignoring the late drillings and winter rape. If they can be…
The benefits of shooting and angling were highlighted at a rural reception, held at the Liberal Democrats’ conference in Birmingham.
In preparation for the upcoming shooting season BASC has sent a letter to all local newspapers in the UK, highlighting the benefits of game shooting, game meat, and the conservation…
My pigeon shooting pal always puts decoys in a wire cradle, even on drillings.
People talk about heavy loads for pigeon shooting, but how light can you go and remain effective with a 12-bore?
After years of shooting a side-by-side I am buying an over-under for my game and clay shooting.
Is it necessary to get written permission from a farmer to use ferrets on his land, or is a verbal agreement good enough?
Do I need to cure rabbit skins before wrapping them on a dummy or is it okay to put them on 'fresh off' the bunny? If I have to cure…
Q) When I began wildfowling, my grandfather gave me a 10-bore side-by-side, made by J.W. Laird & Co. The rib is stamped: 6 Bishopsgate Street, Without London. The gun’s number…
I’ve just got back into pigeon shooting and am replacing all the pigeon kit I got rid of years ago.
The United Kingdom Trophy Commission measured a record Japanese sika deer trophy at this year's CLA Game Fair.
Natural England is backing a change in the wildlife law to allow Canada geese to be sold in limited numbers as meat.
I know there’s a world of difference between shooting real pigeons and their clay counterparts, but I was surprised to see a couple of mates really struggling
Benchmarking Survey shows more game shoots are waiving 'overage' charges.
An investigation is demanded after animal welfare charities teach children that keepers use illegal traps to maim wildlife.
The Scottish Gamekeepers Association reacts angrily to criticisms of rural organisations by extremist members of the raptor lobby.
Shooting under pressure: I seem to remember that ‘maintaining a positive mental attitude’ was a bit of a mantra in business training videos in the eighties.
Lurchers are not a breed as such but a ‘variety of types’ arrived at either by accident or design for a given use.
Only two-thirds of commercial shoots made a profit last year, according to the 2011 Shoot Benchmarking Survey, as the effects of the recession took hold.
A man in Kentish Town, in north London, has been criticised by the RSPCA after employing a pest controller to cull foxes that had dug holes in his garden.