using a thermal imager

Before using a thermal imager The human brain learns from birth to process a colourful, bright visual world.  Our brains subconsciously assess distance, speed, size and the many other factors…

Boned pheasant

I have avoided boning chickens or similar for years, thinking it was a fiddle. I was unable to decide if it was a distinct improvement, save for the fact that…

Rough shooting

The latest national lockdown came into force in England on 6th January 2021. However wildfowling, deer stalking and rough shooting are now permitted as exercise, provided shooters comply with the…

pheasant shooting

Many of the best Shots whose opinions I most respect won’t shoot a pheasant in October. For the very lucky, August and September are for grouse, October is for partridges…

Guns and dogs off shooting

Encourage more people to eat game. This is one of the most important ways we can support our sport and ensure its future. Cook game whenever you can and encourage…

Mercedes-Benz GLS

The Mercedes-Benz GLS is one of those cars that has sold fairly well globally but is virtually unknown in the UK. With the exception of a few black-with-black-glass-and-black-wheels AMG jobs…

thermal imagers

Thermal imaging in cold weather Starting with atmospheric conditions, the colder the environment is relative to animal body temperature will always reveal more. In the winter months with less sunlight,…

benefits shooting brings

There’s plenty of misinformation about shooting. So here’s a list, with facts published in Shooting Times, of the benefits shooting brings to the community. Why We Shoot Research has shown…

Zeiss DTI 3/35 monocular

Why the ZEISS DTI 3/35 monocular is a game changer Excellent optics deliver reliable identification even in darkness Device is easy to use and extremely intuitive Quarry identification is simplified due…

hunt

  I start this article with a request. We all need to engage more with defining what the future looks like. Do more than sit and critique, all too quick…

Comb height on a shotgun

Wiltshire is a county of high downlands combined with wide valleys and offers shooters exciting variety. If you’re after somewhere to shoot clays in the country, here’s a list of…

grouse moor

The Scottish Government has announced that it is to start licensing grouse shooting. The decision follows assessment of the findings of the independent Grouse Moor Management Group who produced the…