Chris Dalton encounters a roadblock, restricting access to his intended stalking site. Instead, he must stalk from his vehicle, along a couple of large glens and down to the roe…

Geoff Garrod is back on the pigeons. He is joined by Tony Bromwich, as the pair head out to protect the farm’s rape crop and discuss the future of steel…

The birds are travelling from London to the Berkshire countryside, so Gerwyn uses the opportunity to keep numbers down and shares his advice for pest control. Full kit list Gun:…

The Shooting Show

It’s early season and the Chinese Water Deer have bred well so a good number will need to be culled. Chris Dalton sets to work. (Read our list of the…

After months of lockdown and hardly a pigeon in sight, James Marchington catches up with Geoff on a crop protection mission on a field of maize. Geoff’s kit list Gun:…

This week Chris Parkin carries out some essential pest control, using a range of night vision and thermal units to manage local fox numbers. With a commentary throughout, you’re sure…

Geoff uses the Mossberg .410 and Browning Maxus to deal with the invading birds. Watch and learn some expert tips along the way. Kit list Gun: – Browning Maxus –…

hunting rabbits with thermal optics

After an alarming slump over the past couple of years, the rabbits in my locality are making a very healthy comeback. I’m delighted to see them around again, but several…

gameshootesr

In my job I’m lucky enough to get to review a good few guns. Based on my experiences, and talking to our reviewers and other keen Guns, here’s my list…

shooting types

Relatively new to shooting? Enjoying your first season? Here’s what every driven shooter should be aware of. 1. Invitation etiquette A polite driven shooter will respond to shoot invitations promptly…

hunting torch

Having a hunting torch in your bag is essential on any stalking trip, especially as winter sets in and it’s likely you’ll be spending a lot more time in darkness…

anxious dog under bed

Anxious dogs are miserable. Their worries can be set off by all sorts of things. Separation anxiety, loud bangs, uncertain routine, suitcases appearing in the hall. (If your dog has…

Schoffel Womens Lilymere Hacking Jacket

At last, designers and clothing manufacturers are waking up to the fact that country-loving females want to look smart and stylish in a jacket that is designed to blend in…

Swinton Estate shooting

All of us would probably like to admit that we’d like to be a better Shot than we are. We might have been shooting out in the field for years,…