Netting with cockers

Cockers and long-netters may seem an unlikely pairing, but it works, says Simon whitehead

Foreshore ferreting

Foreshore ferreting

Selena Masson watches a masterclass on a Suffolk estuary as Shooting Times’s ferret man, Simon Whitehead, sets two lurchers and 12 hungry ferrets on a vintage warren

Famous ferreting show returns to Game Fair

After a 24-year absence, this Game Fair sees the return of the famous ferreting show. Peter Whitaker looks back on this tribute to the backbone of country sports

Irish terrier

Are Irish terriers difficult to train?

I have a five month old Irish terrier bitch I would like to use for rough-shooting. Can you recommend anybody who could help me train this type of dog as I have heard they can be difficult?

The Inn at Whitewell

The Inn at Whitewell is a genuine Mecca for fieldsports enthusiasts.