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


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

sporting gun july 2014

Exclusive: 12,000 rabbits in only three months! Pigeon shooting: get the best from rotaries How to make 50 decoys for under a tenner Puppy training: learning to K.I.S.S (keep it…

are good shots born or made?

Is it talent or practice that determines if you are an average Shot or a great one — and could woodpigeon have something to do with it?

Rag decoys

What you need to make a crow rag decoy: Stapler Scissors Small cable ties Bamboo cane Household bin bags Watch the video above for a step-by-step guide to making a…

secondhand benelli m2 review

A secondhand Benelli M2 is really for pest control, mainly pigeon, crows and rabbits. As a bonus for pest control, the guns will handle big-shot magnum shells, making them also…

sporting gun june 2014

Gundog special issue with advice on how to pick a puppy, where to home your dog and ideas for indoor training

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…