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buying a first shotgun

Any busy shooting coach will see a continuous stream of newcomers to clayshooting or gameshooting coming through his ground. Having enjoyed their encounters with moving targets, they’re now thinking of…

techniques for different clays

Interception technique The first method that Graham looked at was the interception technique, which is a simple method. Graham took Giacomo to a simple slow teal target. 
 Graham says,…

AYA No. 1 shotgun

AYA is based in the Basque Country of Northern Spain – an area that has been producing guns for hundreds of years. It makes many different guns – side-by-sides and…

Fausti XF4

A former shooting champion once told me that if a gun looks good it would shoot well. He explained that rather like a sports car if the lines of the…

rabbit clay target

Shotgun instruction: Even if you’re an experienced AA-class shooter, it can still be a tricky job to smash EVERY rabbit clay target.

what to wear clay shooting

Use it or lose it really is the case. Protecting your hearing when you’re out shooting is one of the key shooting safety rules. Ear defenders are an efficient way…

Jack Russell hop

There are two likely possibilities and I am afraid each might require a surgical intervention, which is not what you will want to hear. Luxating patella The patella, or kneecap,…

Kofs Sceptre SXE 28-bore

Over the last few months I have been hearing and seeing a lot of questions arising around Kofs shotguns. So, as I had only seen one or two in the…

Browning B525 Ultra XS Pro Adjustable

The recent addition of the Browning B525 Ultra XS Pro Adjustable to Browning’s range is certain to delight the dedicated clay shooter, whether a devotee of Sporting, FITASC or Trap…

best clayshooting cartridges reviewed

The clay-shooting cartridges listed here are the products of just six companies. From their extensive ranges we have picked just two cartridges – a 28g general competition load, and a…