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Shooting essentials: some of the latest must-have accessories

Martin Puddifer takes a look at some useful pieces of kit for the forthcoming season

Härkila Kenmore GTX jacket

Crafted with woollen tweed and a wind and waterproof Gore-Tex membrane, this jacket features hand-warmer pockets, a Napoleon pocket beneath its front placket, large front pockets and an adjustable waist, bottom and sleeve hem.

Price: £599.99

Barbour Beaconsfield active pants

Lightweight and waterproof thanks to a polyester inner and an outer featuring a polyurethane membrane, this garment features an elasticated side waist, belt loops and zip pockets at the front and back. Machine washable at 30°C

Price: £149

Noble Macmillan hip flask

A stylish addition to any elevenses, not to mention a cracking birthday or Christmas present, this stainless steel flask, covered in calfskin leather, can hold 6oz of your favourite tipple. It also measures a convenient 11cm x 9.5cm.

Price: £60

Sport Plast SPMD mallards

Competitively priced and suitable for attracting numerous duck species, these durable plastic decoys have a standard aqua keel design and measure 15in from tail to beak. Versatile and realistic, they’re ideal for an effective decoy setup. Price: From £11 (each)

Ariat Treadfast waterproof steel toe work boot

Fantastic for gamekeepers and anyone putting in plenty of miles on a shoot day, this waterproof boot provides comfort throughout the year, offering excellent traction over uneven ground and protection via a reinforced safety toe.

Price: £140

Schöffel Country Berwick Nehru tweed waistcoat

A beautiful 100% lambswool waistcoat crafted from British tweed woven at Lovat Mill in Hawick. Cut to a tailored fit and featuring a contrast satin lining and two external pockets, it will be a stylish addition to any shooting wardrobe.

Price: £269.95