Shooting competitions: The amazing prizes include a brand new Blaser R8 rifle, three CZ rimfire rifles, a Ruger rimfire rifle, plus 16,000 Hull cartridges and £2,000 of Bushwear vouchers.
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?
Game shooting licences: BASC is reminding shooters in Scotland and Northern Ireland that, for the first time since the 1800s, they do not need a game licence to shoot this…
Here’s a picture of my cocker spaniel’s eye. I have been to the vet who told me it’s only an infection and gave me some eye drops but I am…
I am making good progress at clay shooting since starting shooting last year, but there are some targets I struggle with.
Q) As we now have lead-free toy soldiers and lead-free pewter why cannot these substitute materials be used to replace lead shot? S. WILSON By email
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…
Gun dog training: I am thinking of getting a terrier – probably a Border – as a pet but I want to take him beating during the season.
For clay shooting I’m thinking of buying a Sporting over-under that’s fitted with a lovely looking veneered stock.
I’ve just got back into pigeon shooting and am replacing all the pigeon kit I got rid of years ago.
Interim results from a recent survey by the Scottish Association of Deer Management Groups show that prices for stag stalking range from £240 to £600 per Rifle per day.
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.