how to choose camouflage

By Jon Snowdon Guests preparing to visit Greenlee for deer stalking often ask what they should bring with regards to equipment, especially clothing. They query if it is acceptable to…

rook pie

Rook pie recipe: Top chef Mark prepares a seasonal, no-nonsense dish featuring young rooks in a pie.

Tappers or shouters Which Beaters put most birds over the guns? Should’ve gone to Specsavers Is your eyesight still sharp enough for shooting? Tested Browning’s princely o/u game gun Listen…

What cost of a gun certificate? How much are you prepared to pay? Walked up game – It’s the best shooting challenge of ’em all, says our coach Tested: Beretta’s…

Wildfowling Nice weather for ducks! Richard Brigham braves the elements for a flight on a wide-open, flooded marsh. Gunmaking Who’s next? Are provincial gunmakers such as John Hogan a dying…

Wind-driven duck decoys Fighting for fowlers Olympic columnist A toast to the true countryman! Greylag come in from the cold A tribute to Robin British Shooting Show preview Firearms law:…

WILDFOWLING Greylag in the mist For the seasoned wildfowler a real pea-souper can be a distinct advantage, says Tom Sykes. OPINION Licences to Kill Jeffrey Olstead reviews changes to the…

new born puppy

In the concluding part of a two-part series, Tony Price guides breeders through the process of bringing their working bitch’s puppies into the world

Sporting Gun May 2014

In the May 2014 issue: Gundog training: The secret to blind retrieves; How to poke a squirrel (and cook it); Special new gun section; Pigeon on winter rape; Roe does…

In recognising Amber Hill’s achievements, the BBC has given shooting a much-needed boost. But there’s a long way to go, says Peter Wilson

Jason Harris looks at an unusual gun for pest control. Just imagine the reaction if you took it on a driven pheasant shoot!

dirty shotgun

Don't be heavy-handed when cleaning a dirty action, as discolouration is only skin deep