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…

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…

roe deer

Q: I have bought a new .243 Tikka T3X rifle for deer stalking and 
I would like some advice on the best ammunition to shoot in it. You’ve made a…

Gun fit

Do you know this gun fit terminology? Cast Cast off: This is the degree to which the shotgun’s stock is offset from its centre point and to the right. The aim is…

red stags

Scottish landowners are being urged to take advantage of rates relief to avoid paying “eye-watering” new sporting fees. Scottish Assessors has issued notices to around 6,500 landowners after repealing rates…

man with gun in gunslip

What you need to consider when picking out a game gun Weight Gauge Style Action Budget Patrick Galbraith, Editor of the Shooting Times, comments when discussing shotguns for pheasant shooting:…

spaniels

Dogging-in means using a dog to push straying pheasants from the boundaries of a shoot back into the middle. This time of year the 
majority of keepers face 
this seemingly…

dry nose in dog

How to stop Kennel Cough! How to prevent Kennel Cough - Kennel Cough is one of the most common diseases affecting gundogs, but is reasonably easy to treat. Read our…

rules for picking-up

If you have picking-up dogs, 
then it is always good to get them 
out working, especially if you haven’t been out on the grouse moors or 
on partridge days. Taking…

Curried roast grouse

Roast curried grouse with spiced lentil and coconut dahl, poppadum and cucumber chutney. To make the curry paste 200g galangal 200g fresh ginger peeled 100g turmeric root 300g banana shallots…

Woodburning stove

  Log burners and fires have enjoyed a huge renaissance, and it’s easy to see why. In the frost and snow of winter, nothing beats the traditional cosiness of a roaring log…

shooting kit

  The cape At first glance, a cape may appear a slightly strange sartorial choice for a determined gun, but when the heavens open, you won’t just look like a…

partridge chargrilled sweet potato

Game recipe: Spatchcock Partridge with Chargrilled Sweet Potato: Top chef Mark prepares a seasonal, no nonsense dish using partridge that can either be cooked on the BBQ (weather permitting!) or…