Q:  I enjoy loading my own ammunition for my .223 and .243 rifles. I have been asked to do some reloading for a friend. Is this legal and would I…

duck sausage rolls

Sausage rolls are a staple of parties around the country and these duck sausage rolls will sit fantastically on the elevenses menu of any shoot. The confit preparation of duck…

shooter by landrover

The start of my depression It was a still, soft October morning. I was feeding my pheasants and enjoying every minute of it, because there were lots of birds on…

Jackdaw

Commenting on new general licences which come into effect on 1 January 2021, Environment Secretary George Eustice commented: “Jackdaws and rooks will no longer be able to be controlled for…

Shooting pigeons with semi-auto

Take 10 minutes to clean a semi-auto shotgun properly every time you use it and you’ll avoid a lot of issues. Another reason is that you also save money on…

Christmas gifts for shooters

This Christmas it’s going to be hard for many of us to go out Christmas shopping due to Covid restrictions and so we’ve put together a long list of Christmas…

pheasants in countryside

This delicious game risotto recipe blends rabbit and pheasant meat together. Don’t use ordinary rice – it won’t work. You really need to have risotto rice, but it’s easy to…

sporting shooting

Flicking through the dog-eared pages of an old shooting diary is a pleasant way to spend a spare half an hour. The further back the stories go, the better. Only…

freezing game

There are a few rules to freezing game to make sure you have a good supply throughout the spring and summer months and they apply whether you have a chest…