Ratting with terriers

The first rats came fizzing 
out before anyone was ready. Even Jay, the very model of lurcher sharpness, 
was taken by surprise as the rodents fled their burrows and made…

air rifle scopes

The air weapons review was announced in October following a recommendation by Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Suffolk, Dr Peter Dean, who wrote to the Home Office requesting a review…

Braced up pheasants

Reduction in antibiotics in meat from game Shooting and game bird organisations have welcomed 
a big fall in the number of antibiotics used in the rearing of pheasants and partridges…

Avoiding hypothermia in dogs

A: Yes. Under the right conditions dogs, and indeed any warm-blooded mammal, can suffer hypothermia. Hypothermia in dogs occurs when an animal’s core body temperature falls and stays below the normal range. The normal body temperature…

High bird

A:  This is a great question as when high bird shooting there is an optimum point at which to shoot the bird, one I often refer to in my lessons…

Tom's Kitchen Chelsea

A good restaurant has to have two things. Firstly, delicious food and secondly, ambience. Don’t you think? You really can’t have one without the other. If the food is great…

best shooting kit

Lucy King picks the best shooting kit to suit all budgets including shooting coats, shooting breeks, shooting shirts and fleece gilets

Black Friday deals

Shooting doesn’t come cheap so this is where Black Friday deals for shooters are bound to come in handy. Where can I find the best Black Friday 2017 shooting deals? We expect…

Christmas gifts for women who shoot

Under £25 Tea towels shouldn’t just be practical but should decorate the kitchen like works of art when they’re hung up by the AGA. This modern design by Creative Tops…

Jobs in shooting

BEATKEEPER GLENLOCHY ESTATE – SCOTLAND A Beatkeeper is required for this impressive and improving Highland Grouse Moor. They will be joining a dedicated keepering team and will be responsible for…

pheasant and game chips

The shooting, game meat and hospitality sectors have come together, with leading British businesses James Purdey 
& Sons, Boisdale Restaurants and Taste of Game teaming up 
to launch the inaugural…

large Munsterlander

My questioner was pointing to a large, longhaired black-and-white dog with an impressive white flag of a tail. The answer was no, it’s a large Munsterlander (LM). The large Munsterlander…

shoot pigeons with semi-auto

The gun you choose to shoot pigeons — whether decoyed, flighting or roosting — should always 
be given maximum thought if you are to shoot to the best of your…