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Tue, 17:34

You may have heard of the GWCT’s excellent publication - The Knowledge - but did you know you can now become a GWCT Accredited Game Shot by testing your knowledge online?

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Tue, 17:02

Tim Maddams teaches us how to use the trim and bones of a butchered rabbit to make a delicious stock and an incredibly tasty soup! Waste not, want not!

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Monday, November 5, 2018

What are the basic training commands that all gundogs need in order to be successful in the field? Howard Kirby gives advice on how to perfect the important ones!

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Tim Pilbeam shares the symptoms of Lyme disease, the tests available with which to diagnose it, and the various methods of dealing with the disease once you know you have it

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Dan Williams reviews the newest addition to chef Jose Souto’s excellent cookery books. “Feathers, The Game Larder” is everything you would expect, and more!

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Kit tests

Thu, 12:15

The Rafaello Powerbore - a top quality semi auto from Benelli - comes under the scrutiny of Mike Yardley in this test and review

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Burris XTR II 8-40x50 riflescope has a modest price tag, great light transmission and impressive build quality... Chris Parkin puts it through its paces in this in depth test and review

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Mike Yardley is hugely impressed by this affordable lightweight game gun from Browning, a 20-bore over-and-under that would make an ideal choice for walked-up or pigeon shooting

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Mike Yarldey tries and fails to find fault with this lovely Beretta 691 Field - it is simply a great gun, whether for use on clays or game

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

This fast-cycling semi-auto by Winchester impressed tester Mike Yardley with its beautiful handling characteristics, soft recoil, and introguing action design

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Gundogs

Monday, November 5, 2018

What are the basic training commands that all gundogs need in order to be successful in the field? Howard Kirby gives advice on how to perfect the important ones!

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Howard Kirby offers advice on what we can do in training to build a brilliant working partnership with our gundogs in the field

Monday, September 10, 2018

Are you new to gundog training and looking to gain some experience in working your dog? Local scurries are perfect for beginners, writes trainer Ryan Kay

Monday, August 13, 2018

Vicky Payne’s informative A-Z of common gundog health issues continues, this time looking at what can go wrong with your gundog’s eyes and ears

Sunday, July 1, 2018

From canine deafness to diabetes, there are plenty of illnesses and coditions which can affect our gundogs. Gundog vet Vicky Payne lists those beginning with D

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Ask the experts

Thu, 12:41

My eye dominace has switched from right to left... are there any solutions other than blocking the left eye? Don Brunt replies...

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Thu, 12:35

Should we be worried about Newcastle disease affecting the pheasant season? Rita Alves of Dalton’s Game Consultancy replies...

Monday, October 15, 2018

The dry summer has decimated your cover crops, how should you go about re-establishing them to draw those birds in? Graham Crocker offers expert advice

Monday, October 15, 2018

Rita from Dalton’s Game Consultancy provides information on Mycoplasmosis (better known as bulgy eye) - an infection affecting mainly pheasants

Monday, September 10, 2018

What does it really mean when you buy “vet checked” birds from a game farmer? Rita Alves of Dalton’s Game Consultancy offers expert advice for keepers

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