Walked up grouse

So why should you buy the best ear defenders you can get? Well, shooters of a certain age often have hearing issues because wearing ear defenders for shooting wasn’t much…

Pigeon types

One thing I’m always asked about on social media is identifying pigeon types. If you’ve been shooting wood pigeons for a while, you’ll soon get your eye in and picking…

Blaser F16

There is no doubt that Blaser caters for a higher end of the market and there was considerable excitement when its new shotgun, the Blaser F16, was launched in this…

pigeon shooting guns

Despite modern techniques, the archaic system for setting bore sizes is still in evidence today. Lewis Potter traces the evolution of shotgun measurement

Benelli Rafaello Academia Limited Edition 12 Bore

What makes the Benelli Raffaello Accademia semi-auto different?  The words ‘beautiful’ and ‘semi-automatic’ don’t get used together very often. Most semi-autos are plain. None of them would turn heads on…

wildfowling on marsh

Good waterproof shooting jackets will see you right in the field all the year round. In the summer months when there is a monsoon type downpour you can just shrug…

explaining shotgun bore sizes

What should you do if you want to buy a shotgun which will be used mainly for vermin control (pigeons, crows, magpies and rats), together with rough shooting and the…

diet for working dogs

I’m often asked by owners of gundog breeds what they should be feeding their dogs. They want to know all about the healthiest diet for working dogs. Here are some…

Lady Gun

My shooting career started way back in 2005 and I have always shot ‘off the shelf’ guns, although these days they have a custom fit stock. These guns are designed…

Browning Maxus II

  The Browning Maxus was released in its original form in 2009 and we have seen a number of variations to the cosmetics of that model over the years but…