Peter Thompson GWCT

The RSPB’s views on shooting and conservation will be aired and debated at the GWCT’s members’ conference at the Royal Geographical Society in London on October 29. Heather buring and…

November is the month when game shooters are in their element. The shooting is (hopefully) more accurate now the trigger is being pulled more often, the birds are flying faster…

Grupo Altube

By John Walker For Suffolk keeper Tim Coll, August Bank Holiday 2013 marked a new experience. Already the custodian of 11,000 French redleg partridge and 5,000 pheasant poults which had…

Yildiz SPZ ME Special Lux

This Yildiz SPZ ME Special Lux was first reviewed in September 2014 Probably the best known Turkish gunmaker, Yildiz has been quietly finding success on British shores in recent years…

Sir Jackie Stewart

So, Sir Jackie Stewart, how was last season for you? “I did 12 days last season. I don’t get a lot of shooting nowadays because my life is still busy…

Shooting Gazette October 2014

Ah, October. Onto the pheasants then, and the first chance many of us will have had to get out into the field with shotgun in hand now the summer has…

Caesar Guerini Forum

The Caesar Guerini Forum is a roaring success in the US, but how will the shotgun fare in British hands?

Disease in game birds

By now, those of us who are keepers of game have our birds and await (or have already experienced) the inevitable onset of disease; a good year on the rearing…

The healing power of dogs

By Graham Cox There are countless reasons why we so readily speak of dogs and humans in the same breath. Their special genius at reading our gestures and understanding our…

Tina Hayes and Bramble

I collected Bramble on July 9, 2011, with every intention of bringing her on as another beating dog. I let her be a puppy for the first six months, doing…

White Swan Pickering

As an enthusiastic Yorkshire-phile, I was really looking forward to seeing Pickering, a small market town I regularly pass through but have only once had the opportunity to spend longer…

Henry Blofeld

So Henry Blofeld, tell me a little about the tour and your shows? “Peter Baxter and I have been doing shows together, Blofeld & Baxter if you like. We’ve put…

September 1 is a red-letter day for many a fieldsportsman. The start of the partridge and wildfowling seasons add to the fun others have already been having on grouse, and…

September 1 is a red-letter day for many a fieldsportsman. The start of the partridge and wildfowling seasons add to the fun others have already been having on grouse, and…

Do electric fences hurt gundogs

Shocks from electric fences can be painful but your dog shouldn't experience lasting trauma. If your dog still seems affected after the shock, you should see your vet