shooter on the peg

Keeping safe when you’re out in the field

Check and check again The safest way to treat a gun is to always assume it is loaded. Never point a gun at anyone – even if you are 100% sure it is empty. Make a habit of opening and checking a shotgun to make sure the chambers are empty –…

Runflat tyres

Runflat tyres – reassurance out on the road

Whenever and wherever you get a flat tyre, it’s never convenient. You can be stranded somewhere strange, waste lots of time while waiting for the roadside recovery or make yourself dirty while trying to mount a spare. Things are worse if you haven’t got a spare or simply have no…

off-road driving

Tools and tricks for perfect off-road driving

Promotional feature Whether you’re immersed in muddy soil soaked after a downpour, slip-sliding over slimy stones or dodging deep ditches – you need to ensure that you and your 4X4 SUV are fully prepared for an extreme drive. Being ready means starting by fitting the right tyres and finishing by…

Canada goose sentry decoy

A flock of decoys

Promotional feature Most wildfowlers are aware that geese are naturally curious birds and will fly down to investigate something that particularly catches their attention – which why effective decoys are so important. At a glance it should be hard to tell a decoy apart from a real goose, whether it’s…

Suburu Forester

Keepers test the new Subaru Forester on the shoot

In partnership with Subaru  A couple of weeks ago Subaru got in touch to ask if I would like to take the wheel of their new flagship Special Edition Forester in Hunter Green and let them know what I thought of it as shoot vehicle. I should’ve said no. Because I now…

In woodland we trust

Advertorial Climate change, pests, diseases and pollution are combining to extend a serious risk to the well-being of the UK’s woodlands. This toxic combination will influence our lives and businesses, and has the ability to threaten our wildlife. However, if we act now, we can give nature a helping hand,…

joint care supplements for dogs with Green Lipped Mussel

Natural joint support for hard working gundogs

Gundogs and working dogs are highly active compared to the average pet. Fast paced running and jumping through fields in various weather conditions eventually causes wear and tear on your dog’s joints. This can result in uncomfortable stiffness, reduced mobility and joint pain. Pernamax Canine Tablets Pernamax Canine Tablets are…

The Velveteen Game Carrier

Velveteen Game Carrier: "I have received my Velveteen and am totally blown away by the overall look and quality of materials used. I had great expectations for the product and I have not been disappointed." (Edward Getty - Killinchy Co Down)