To spin or not to spin – that is the question. Of all the questions that I get asked when I run BASCs pigeon courses, the one that crops up…

As the roebuck season is underway, George Wallace considers his favourite short-barelled roe rifles for off-hand woodland shooting

By Peter Wilson The World Class Programme (WCP) is one of the best-kept secrets of shooting. There seems to be reluctance on behalf of UK Sport and British Shooting, the…

My pump action has a custom paint job, which helps blend it in to the surroundings and the 3.5in chamber gives me the possibilities of a range of ammunition. The…

DTL and Olympic skeet champion Jim Sheffield has had great results with the Gracoil recoil reducing system

Neil Baldock is a gamekeeper working on a low-ground shoot in Wiltshire. The farm comprises of 600 acres of mixed arable and small woodlands that were planted specifically for shooting.…

Sporting Gun

Sporting Gun wildlife special: Part-time keeper: on trapping technique Rabbit challenge: with ferret, trap and gun Wiltshire shoot: it’s a wildlife paradise WIN Browning’s new 20-bore 725 worth £2,000 Gundog…

pigeon with chorizo

If you have a freezer full of pigeon or you’ve just bagged a few in the hide, put them to good use with this delicious Mediterranean take on pigeon. Serve…

spot tb in deer

The first recorded instance of tuberculosis having been transferred from a cat to a human was reported recently. I wonder if this surprised any of us whose work involves animals.…

Crow shooting with raptor decoys

Raptor decoys are the most common predator decoys on the UK market, they come in a variety of different sizes and species, the most common being eagle owls, peregrines and…

rabbit pasta

Spring is a good time to shoot bunnies, so what could be a more fitting dish than this simple and delicious recipe for rabbit?

The latest offering from Bettinsoli has a little something for everyone, writes Jason Harris

fox

A decent rifle, a high-quality telescopic sight and a generous portion of luck are the essential items in the amateur’s fox-control kit

The recent announcements by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) and the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) about their standard members’ insurance can only be welcome news to…

Browning Grand Prix Sporter

A second-hand Browning Grand Prix Sporter is basically a B525. It's an ideal Sporter and not too heavy for the occasional day’s field shooting