Woodpecker woodcock

Try this unusual recipe for woodcock, says Mark Hinge, and wow your guests

Covercrop makeover

If you’re a new keeper eager to give your shoot a facelift, perhaps a consultation with the covercrop doctors is in order. Ian Valentine visits Devon for a spot of…

Control methods questioned by deerstalkers

Burgeoning deer numbers have been the subject of much debate in recent years, but methods of control in some parts of the country could be severely damaging the UK’s population…

Research historian Mark Govier has conducted an extensive investigation into the Control Arms campaign and it's impact on the UK's legitimate shooters

Robin Page argues that the reintroduction of species long since extinct is a dangerous experiment - but will UK conservationists realise the perils before it is too late?

Coastal access catastrophe

Proposals by Natural England could see areas of coast opened up to ramblers as well as fowlers

Ruger M77 Mk2 rifle review

Ruger M77 Mk2 rifle review: The Ruger M77 rifle has withstood the test of time and is revamped in the Mk2, making it anything but a standard stalking rifle.

Helen Nakielny, having trained her team of hawk and horse, is ready to set out on an inaugural hunting adventure, so she heads out at the crack of dawn in…

Hunting fights back after ban

Two years after the ban, hunts are still out, Conservatives offer a lifeline, but are foxes in decline?

144 of Cumbria’s Sites of Specific Scientific Interest (SSI’s) have been excluded from a list of locations to be given special protection from waste dumping

Rottweil .410 shotgun review

Take a look at the Rottweil over-under .410, a small-bore shotgun with a beautiful stock and a lot of class.