AYA English Game Round Body 20-bore

This version of the AYA is designed to replicate the very best English Game guns of the inter war years, with lighter barrels and fast handling. They are available as…

What did we learn from Langholm?

(More background on Rob Yorke here). There is a chunk of moorland in Scotland that has been subject to a 24-year project involving upland land uses, habitat, nature conservation designations,…

Zoli Pernice

The Zoli Pernice 20 bore will make an inarguable case for the heart as well as the head, combining great handling with eye-catching looks. That’s what I believe Zoli hopes.…

Krieghoff K-20 Parcours

Superb guns for taking on clays Krieghoff is perhaps not a name well-known to many of our readers, with a lineage far more closely related to hunting rifles and shotguns…

February poses a number of interesting quandaries for the game shooter. With the driven season now over, do the shotguns go back into cabinets for a well-earned rest, or are…

struggles with recoil

Q:  I’ve started struggling with recoil using a 12-bore: what can I do to reduce it? Is it time to change to a 16-bore? It’s really strange as my 12-bore…

Range Rover Velar

Were you horrified when Land Rover announced that they were stopping making the Defender? Do you miss being able to buy a nice understated Range Rover with small wheels and…

Skeet layout target practice

There are four basic building blocks for shotgun competence in clay and gameshooting. Stance and balance. Gun-mount and the avoidance of head lifting. Gun-swing and an understanding 
of the gun…

Sir Ian Botham

How and when did you get into shooting? I’m a country boy so it was a natural thing for me to do: I was brought up in Somerset and since…

high curling pheasants

Q: Any tips for bringing down those fast, curling pheasants that have the wind at their backs? A: Curling pheasants can be one of the most difficult shots in the…

Whether your favourite shoot is big or small, and whether you’re there with shotgun, beaters’ flag or dog lead in hand, we can all agree our sport means the world…