Shooting Times is the UK’s leading weekly shooting magazine, selling over 1.1million copies each year. Since 1882 it has brought a weekly fix of shooting news, sport and countryside action to its hugely loyal readership. Shooting Times is the clear first choice for shooting sportsmen, with editorial covering all disciplines including gameshooting, rough shooting, pigeon shooting, wildfowling and deer stalking.

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spring-powered airgun or a PCP

Choosing the right airgun can present the newcomer with a minefield of choices, and picking a power source is usually the biggest quandary. For decades, spring-powered airguns were the only…

stalk red stags

Heading off to stalk red stags in Scotland is a bucket-list experience for most stalkers. One of the country’s most majestic animals, the red deer is Scotland’s largest native land mammal and one of its…

Muntjac in gardens

Deer have moved into my area and are coming into the garden, damaging plants and vegetables. How high a fence will I need to keep the little ******* out?

air rifle pellets

Q: I have recently switched from a sub-12ft/lb air rifle to an FAC-rated pre-charged model producing muzzle energy of around 40ft/lb and my results have so far been very disappointing.…

Steyr Zephyr II 17 HMR rimfire

The original Steyr Zephyr was a .22 LR, produced in 1966 by Steyr Mannlicher, and it was unlike any other rimfire available at the time. It had that everlasting and…

English setter

Q: I have heard that I should 
not allow my dog to drink 
iced water in hot weather because 
it causes bloat. Can you tell me 
if this is true? If…

Franchi Elegante Field

There is a point at which you break away from a budget gun as you seek better quality, though what causes you to make that decision can be difficult to…

people shooting in countryside

For over a century Shooting Times has been essential reading for Britain’s fieldsports community. As part of a weekly publication, news has always been an integral part of Shooting Times’…

Remington AWR stalking rifle

I decided to try out the Remington American Wilderness Rifle (AWR) while roe stalking in Scotland, and in Argyll at this time of year you can usually count on one…

constipated dog

Q: My Labrador seems to get constipated; she gets into position to relieve herself but 
with no success. What can be 
done to relieve constipation? A: Constipation is a relatively…

wild boar

Wild boar shooting in the UK: Over the past few decades, reports of wild boar sightings have steadily filtered in to both police and media across Scotland.