September 3 2014 Latest news:
A second skin for your boot
Beretta’s stunning new 690 Field 12-bore is hot off the production line and has already caught Dom’s eye
Dom heads out for some fallow deer but ends up having a close encounter with a family of roe
William Powell’s new high spec Perdix both impresses and surprises Mike, being solid, well-finished and well-priced
Beware the man with one gun, they say… but how do you make sure it’s the right gun?
What makes Swarovski products so special? Rebecca Green goes behind the scenes at the Swarovski Optik factory in Austria to find out
Mike Yardley tries out Browning’s new A5, a semi-auto with a proud heritage
Details of the first of two wildfowling awareness days to be held this season have been announced by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).
The season started early at Lady’s Wood Shooting School in Gloucestershire
Despite the sweltering heat and the heavy rain, crowds flocked to the 56th CLA Game Fair to be entertained by a multitude of knockout attractions – Dom shares his highlights from the weekend
The results of this year’s elections to BASC’s Council were announced at the association’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday 14 June. Peter Glenser was re-elected and Ian Grindy was elected to council. Alan Balfour, who stood for the Scotland seat on council, was returned unopposed.
STOP PRESS! The CLA has announced it is heading North next year, returning to Harewood House, Leeds, Yorkshire, from Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August 2015.
What would you say is the best sort of rifle to get that is accurate, not too expensive, but is good for taking out bigger species, for example foxes, and can also be used to take out smaller game as well, like rabbits?
I’m thinking of travelling overseas to shoot. Can I ask what, if any, documentation I need to do so?
I have seen some fairly appalling refereeing decisions in the past month or so at some major events – people not being allowed to see targets before shooting, general rudeness and even a shooter told he couldn’t shoot because he didnt have the right kind of safety glasses. Is this kind of thing commonplace?
Why doesn’t Andy shoot ferals when out pigeon shooting? Surely he must get plenty of opportunities?
I have recently acquired some new stalking permission in Hampshire which has large numbers of fallow, roe and muntjac. I do not currently have access to a dog that’s able to find dead or wounded deer so I feel it is now time that I should be looking to get my first deer specific puppy. Please can you advise on suitable breeds?