Beretta Silver Pigeon Grade 1 Sporter

If there is a problem with this gun, it’s that you get too much gun for the money. So not a problem at all really. This Beretta Silver Pigeon Grade…

Secondhand Browning B725

When Browning introduced the B725 shotgun a little over two years ago, the reaction among a number of shooters was to ask why they bothered? This was not so much a criticism as an acknowledgment…

Duck stalking

In this video I’m talking about the joys of creek crawling as I go duck stalking for the pot while they lie up in back channels and gutters. Stalking ducks…

A secondhand AyA shotgun can make a worthy and very enjoyable investment, says Mike.

Yildiz O/U Sporter

Yildiz is one of the best-known Turkish gunmakers in the UK. Its guns have been imported and distributed by Entwistle Guns in Preston, Lancashire for a number of years. Initially, the company’s guns have…

Browning Citori

Secondhand Browning Citori: If you were trying to think of a name for a new gun you hoped would conquer world markets, what would you call it? Browning had that…

Browning Maxus stock

Beretta ES100 Forty years ago, a semi-auto was a cheap gun, selling for a few hundred pounds. Then, as the guns became more mechanically complex, prices crept up until a…

Webley & Scott 912 Extreme Sporter

Webley & Scott has brought an addition to its range in the form of a slightly more specialised Sporter. Mechanically, the Webley & Scott 912 Extreme Sporter is the same as the other…

CZ rifle

With rifles there always seems to be a better idea just around the corner, but in this case it’s more a marriage of an old rifle to a new calibre.…

Franchi Affinity

Although not one of the names you might first think of when considering mass-market gunmakers, Franchi has had a presence in the UK market for many years. The company was…

Despite being envisioned and designed by Winchester engineers in America, I’d say that the Winchester 101 shotgun owes much of its appearance and and influences to Browning. Beretta inspired design…

Duck calling

In this video I’m concentrating on duck calling. I believe calling can make a difference to the bag if the skill is mastered. It isn’t very often that I head…

Bisley target shooting

I don’t know whether it is Bisley’s military associations, but it wouldn’t be the first time I have “enjoyed” some form of exercise when I have visited the place. I…

A7 Roughtech

The Sako A7 has been with us for a few years — it’s an entry- level rifle in terms of price, and one that does exactly what it says on…

Browning 725

The Browning 725 has been around for a year or more and has been well received. Now comes the Grade 5 — which, for those who are more used to…

Pest Cotrol

After a very early alarm call I was up and on the drillings setting the decoys up, in anticipation about what the morning pest control would bring. Shooting over the…

shooting ear muffs

Walker’s Alpha Muffs This pair of wind-resistant, high frequency stereo microphones can enhance your hearing by five times, while employing sound-activated compression, therefore protecting your hearing from gunfire. It has…

Crow Shooting

Putting it to the test Once again I have been out crow shooting, mopping up those troublesome pests that have started to cost the farmer money with their relentless attacks…