As the fieldsports community gears up for the Glorious Twelfth, Shooting Gazette is honouring the most important date in our calendar with a host of grouse shooting features celebrating this iconic bird and its precious habitat. We can’t wait for the new season to start, and in this August issue we’ll be paying tribute to those whose love of and investment in British shooting has made this country the envy of the fieldsports world.

In search of the king of the game birds
Grouse shooting from Garrogie in Inverness-shire and Wemmergill in Cumbria & County Durham.

A sporting breed apart
The joys of walked-up grouse over pointers and setters.

Baronet in the butt
Sir Edward Dashwood shares his love for grouse shooting.

Handy for the heather
Clothing and accessories for your trip onto the moor this season.

This is no doctor joke
What will a closer relationship between GPs and the police mean for firearms licensing?

Are you shooting yourself to deaf?
Why you cannot afford to ignore your hearing health.

Of good stock
How gunmaker A.W. Rule helped John Chapman rediscover his shooting form.

My family and other animals
David Whitby shares stories of his interesting array of ‘pets’.

How to get the best bookings
Barney Stratton explains why it isn’t impossible to find stellar shoot days.

Reviews, reviews, reviews
The Browning B15, Hambleton Hall in Rutland and the Isuzu D-Max Blade go under the microscope.