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
Friends and colleagues pay tribute to Robin Scott's incredible 27 years in the driving seat, as he emarks on a new role as Editor-at-Large of Sporting Gun
A pinless lockplate is one which has no visible screw heads, Mike explains
Don't miss these key points that must be included in a sporting lease when renting land for shooting
Having the sun in your eyes is a small price to pay for decoy patterns showing up better
It could damage your gun or the steel shot may have fused with the rust. But whatever you do, don't try to rust-proof ammunition with WD40...
It's a myth that a magnet won't stick to stainless steel
Advice from gamekeeper Andy Swallow will help you run your shoot day smoothly
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
The dangers are most certainly not overplayed, says vet Neil
Every shooter has a bad target they always miss, so here we try and give a little advice on shooting those bogey birds
A reader's vet advises using Manuka honey on his dog's ripped leg
Dale le Vac asks whether the traditional skills of gunsmiths, like John Hogan in the Midlands, could disappear
A reader has been asked to take some friends decoying but is concerned they might 'muscle in' on the shooting
Pigeon shooting: Who knows what the future might bring for decoying? Peter Theobald has his best guess!
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.
Liam Bell If your birds are retrieved by a soft-mouthed dog, cooled as soon as possible after being shot, and handled with care, there will be few which will not…
There are more effective ways to make your patterns stand out, says pigeon expert
I normally use cartridges for clays and woodpigeons that have a six per cent antimony content
As this x-ray shows, leaving you leftovers lying around can result in very expensive surgery