Sporting Gun is the best selling magazine for clay, game and rough shooters. Monthly features range from gundog training to pigeon shooting, game shooting to wildfowling – along with sound, practical advice on equipment and techniques to help the beginner, intermediate or experienced shot get more enjoyment from their sport. Sporting Gun is a must for anyone who invests time in and money on their shooting.

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wildfowler on foreshore

Before we start, I should point out that cartridge choice is personal preference and you need to do your research to find one that suits your needs, gun and quarry.…

tweed shooting coats

Who doesn’t love tweed shooting coats?   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Farlows (@farlowsuk) on Jan 18, 2018 at 9:33am PST Tweed is a quintessential…

cleaning a stalking rifle

Thinking about getting your firearms certificate? If you already have a shotgun certificate, it makes sense to apply for what is known as a “coterminous” certificate. This basically means that…

Hungarian wirehaired vizsla

I am thinking of buying a Hungarian vizsla as a hunting/hawking dog and which would also be a family pet, but I know little about the breed. Is there a…

pigeon shooting kit Browning Maxus

I believe in keeping it simple. I’m not one for having loads of kit and gadgets (though I have nothing against anybody who does), I just prefer to rely on…

AYA Sfera

I’m sure that at one stage in most shooters’ careers there would be a 
side-by-side in the gun cabinet, and if I had a pound for everyone that was an…

lighter loads

Having taught hundreds of new and experienced shooters over the years, I’ve seen lots of examples of how excessive and unnecessary recoil can adversely affect some people. In many cases…

history of the shotgun

A very long time ago, some enterprising person decided to fill a tube with gunpowder, put a rock or something equally solid on top, light the blue touch paper and…

Sporting Gun magazine Mike George

Here is a list of some of the pieces he wrote for Sporting Gun magazine, which are read over and over again on Shooting UK. A true professional to the…