Born in Scotland, springer spaniel Storm moved to England with an undocked tail. Vet Neil McIntosh describes how working in cover proved costly and why the law needs to change

A pinless lockplate is one which has no visible screw heads, Mike explains

beaters wagon on shoot day

As a shooting community, we are often under attack. Trouble is, the anti-shooters out there seem to have much more passion for being anti than we shooters have for shooting

Every shooter has a bad target they always miss, so here we try and give a little advice on shooting those bogey birds

Pigeon shooting: Late drilling means Pete has a bonanza day on rape – and he reckons the crop, for once, will produce birds right through winter.

As this x-ray shows, leaving you leftovers lying around can result in very expensive surgery