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…

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

Jeffrey Olstead welcomes changes to the General Licences, such as putting geese back on the menu, but argues for a more flexible approach

Originally published June 2007 MIKE GEORGE says: Most shotgun triggers are set to fire with a pull of about 4lb, and on a well set up Browning that should give…

Originally published June 2007 PETER BLATCH says: This type of behaviour is not uncommon among pups’ of this age – especially those which have not been humanised and have led…