May 20 2013 Latest news:
They are both excellent guns, says Diggory. But which is better?
Roy Lupton gets the wrong end of the stick and winds up on a date with Mark Gilchrist!
We attend the Jack Jeyes-Blackburn Memorial Shoot and attempt the shot of a lifetime
Socialising your puppy isn’t as simple as just taking it to the park to meet as many other dogs and people as possible, says Howard Kirby
We’re reflecting on the highs and lows of last season and handing out a few awards
Deer stalking can provide wonderful sport – but there are times when management becomes more important than recreation
Tracking is an art, says James Marchington. Here he explains what to look out for when out and about
Countryman Fairs will be working with the local hunting community for this year’s Hound Show, which forms part of the Lowther Show on 10 and 11 August
Dog owners in England will have to microchip their animal from 2016 or face fines
Congratulations to Sporting Shooter’s gundog trainer!
This year’s Benelli Sp’Auto Championships will take place at the West Midlands Shooting Ground, Shropshire, on Sunday 19 May, after much positive feedback from last year.
The Beretta World Sporting Championships will this year take place on Friday 5 – Sunday 7 July 2013 at a stunning new venue, The Holywell Estate in Hampshire.
After getting jiggy with the Lightforce catalogue, we have secured this brilliant HID 170 handheld lamp as an extra prize!
There have been great leaps in lamping technology in recent years, notable in terms of LED illumination and battery technology. Cluson Engineering’s latest Clulite offering, the Interceptor Gun Light seems to combine everything that is good in one neat package. It has a tight and powerful 300m beam, easy switching between high and low power, a quick charge time and three hours continuous high power use from a single charge.
During the shooting season I try to keep a freezer full of game that later in the year I use for either photo sessions or for training the cockers. In truth, I quite often realise I have forgotten to get them out to defrost or, as happened the other day, I forgot I had got them out and Mrs R found a rather smelly mess in her workshop!