pheasant selfie

Flytipping is a scourge of the countryside. To crack down on the illegal dumping of waste in County Durham, the council installed hidden CCTV at known hotspots. But when they…

man shooting in cornfield

Know the gun safety rules. You can read up on them here Respond to an invitation promptly -whether you can accept or not Do not cancel an invitation to shoot…

high pheasant shooting

When it comes to shooting high pheasants the most important thing is having experience. Lead is important. However maintaining a good line is crucial as the birds can slide a…

history firearms

    If you were a shooter in 1400, you’re likely to have come across the Serpentine Lock Arquebus. Fast forward to 1866 and it might have been the Winchester…

Congratulations to the lucky winners of our competitions from Shooting Times, Sporting Gun, Shooting Gazette and Shooting UK. Next time it could be you!

pheasant

The birds were decapitated and their heads impaled on fence posts at the Wasing Estate on October 10 after the attackers used catapults to knock the pheasants from their perches in…

Remington Versa Max semi-auto shotgun

Lincoln Premier Wildfowling Gun As the name suggests, this fits the bill for a gun that’s dedicated to wildfowling – however it also has potential for other uses, including clay…

shooting boosts tourists

To give a breakdown of how shooting supports tourism, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has produced this informative visual infographic. You’ll notice some impressive statistics Shooting tourists generate…

Rabbit shooting with classic rifles

An early morning start, with a light breeze, is an idyllic start to any day’s stalk. But on this occasion it was not an eligible roebuck that I had in mind;…

Are you complying with the law on lead?

 Simon Prince, chief constable of Dyfed-Powys Police, who is the national police lead for rural crime, said: “We believe that there are still some members of the public who, whether knowingly…

Gundogs of the week

Do you mind if I rest here?  #shooting #dogs #gundog #retriever golden #pup #country #winter #season A photo posted by Kyle (@kyleandrewmcbride) on Oct 15, 2015 at 12:34am PDT Ever…

Shooting Times

Says Joe Dimbleby, Editor of Shooting Times: “I hope you enjoy the changes, which aim to refresh while staying true to the magazine’s incredible heritage. The keepering column will rotate with…

.17 hmr bolt-action rifle

This review pits the Sako Quad Synthetic, CZ Synthetic Silhouette, Browing T-Bolt Synthetic and Anschutz 1517 Thumbhole against each other to find the best .17 HRM bolt-action rifle