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Wed, 12:12

If you’ve ever wanted to try shooting Trap with a fantastic instructor, here’s your chance! We’ve also thrown in a full Seeland clay shooting get-up!

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Tue, 15:57

Find out what’s on at the Northern Shooting to entertain and delight shooters of all ages, abilities and disciplines, and buy your tickets early to save money!

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Protecting your ears from the noise of gunfire just got a whole lot more sophisticated with these versatile, interchangeable custom-mould earplugs from Vario

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

With one eye to the past, and one to the future, Diggory muses the big bore bubble and the wider implications of bore size and barrel length in the current vintage rifle market

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Where do wild birds come from, and how do you keep them on your patch? What conservation benefits can wild bird shoots bring? Emily Damment visits Mike Swan’s wild bird shoot to find out more

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Kit tests

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Mike Yardley puts this classically styled side-by-side 20-bore from Spanish maker AyA to the test, and is impressed on all fronts with its attractive appearance and strong mechanics

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Editor Dom Holtam puts the Condor LCX boots from Le Chameau to the test and finds them to be a great boot for UK highland and lowland stalking

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Monday, February 26, 2018

The Rizzini RBEM combo comes with two sets of barrels, offering a 20-bore and a 28-bore in one gun. Mike Yardley puts it to the test

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Busy sporting agent James Dent puts the new Ariat Catalyst VX Defiant boots to the test and is delighted to find them comfortable straight out of the box

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Mike Yardley puts the rather special Guerini Essex to the test, and finds a gun for life!

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Gundogs

Friday, February 23, 2018

Which gundog health issues should you be looking out for? We’ll start in this article with those beginning with A, such as the mysterious Alabama Rot...

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Shoot days can be overwhelmingly exciting for gundogs - Howard tells us how to ensure you are prepared, and offers training advice if it does go wrong!

Monday, November 13, 2017

Ryan Kay makes sense of the genetics behind the coveted “red” spaniel gene, and explains why two red parents can sometimes make black puppies!

Friday, October 6, 2017

Working gundogs often need to travel in vehicles; here, vet Vicky Payne provides top tips for keeping dogs safe and happy while travelling, including dealing with travel sickness

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

If you’re going to take your gundog beating this seaosn, this training advice from Howard Kirby should ensure he stays under control and doesn’t ruin your day!

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Ask the experts

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Avoid the common pitfalls and get yourself a reliable, quality game bird supplier with this expert advice from Graham Cocker of Quill Productions

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

How can I prevent my pheasants from being infected with coccidiosis? Daltons Game Consultancy provides expert advice...

Friday, February 23, 2018

How often should I be worming my Breeding stock pheasants?

Friday, February 23, 2018

We ran out of birds before the end of the season on our little shoot... how can we improve our returns?

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

How do I maintain the beautiful oiled finsih on my wooden stock? Ideally I want to use an off-the-shelf product...

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