January 31 2015 Latest news:
Will Edwards is thrown in at the deep end as he tries out this most exciting of clay disciplines
Jonny Crockett’s guide to saw selection
Longthorne Gunmakers kicks off its new series with an insight into making barrels
Browning’s premium grade Maxus with speed-loading system is a quick, clever gun that offers soft shooting and a whole host of special features that make it a good buy, says Mike
Keeping your extremities toasty when it’s cold out can be tricky. Here’s our pick of gloves, socks and gadgets to warm your digits
We are already big fans of the Conquest HD range from Zeiss, and this latest addition to the family is more than welcome.
The latest budget gun to emerge from Turkey takes inspiration from the popular Beretta brand, offering no-nonsense styling and surprisingly good shooting qualities
Taste of Game has teamed up with DB Foods and supermarket Aldi to stock oven-ready pheasants under the Brookfield Game brand
A distribution map of BASC’s membership of more than 140,000 shows people who take part in shooting sports live in city, town, coast and countryside and dispels any myth about shooting being solely a rural issue.
The 10th anniversary of The Schools Challenge will see the biggest prize in clay shooting being awarded to one talented young shot
BASC is calling for the resignation of a local councillor and animal rights extremist who posted ‘sick comments’ about man’s suicide on Facebook
As the grouse season draws to a close, BASC and the Moorland Association highlight key grouse shooting facts to MPs
Shooters are being urged to take part in a four-week consultation process on plans to increase the cost of firearms licensing fees
I have been offered a very nice looking hammer gun by John Rigby. It has lovely damascus barrels and a pretty action. I’m very tempted but the seller told me it has True Cylinder in both barrels. I want to shoot game and I’m worried I need more choke. Should I wait for a gun with more choke to turn up or will this be okay?
I’ve been told that fires lit in forestry blocks can burst back into life long after they’ve been put out. Is this true and what can be done to prevent it?
It’s very rare that I ever see a 20-bore being used by anyone other than a junior or lady when I go clay shooting. Are they not suitable for target shooting?
May I shoot my 12-bore shotgun in a friend’s back garden that is plagued with rabbits, which are threatening his tennis court? The property in question has a garden over 50m long and 30m wide. The rabbits are at the bottom of the garden which backs onto farmland with no public walkways or any buildings whatsoever, just acres of arable fields.
I regularly go picking-up on lowland pheasant and partridge shoots throughout the season, but through a friend I’ve just been offered the opportunity to pick-up on a grouse moor in North Yorkshire next season. Please can you tell me what I might have to expect and what things I should consider taking with me?