How often should I be worming my Breeding stock pheasants?
We ran out of birds before the end of the season on our little shoot... how can we improve our returns?
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...
Are you fan of the over-and-under shotgun? Or do you enjoy shooting a traditional side-by-side? Steve Rawsthorne guides us through the key differences to consider
Don’t be put off clay shooting in winter weather; take Don Brunt’s clothing, kit and footwear advice and enjoy your shooting, whatever the weather
How do I maintain the beautiful oiled finsih on my wooden stock? Ideally I want to use an off-the-shelf product...
I might need the comb of my stock raising but a custom stock seems expensive... is there a cheaper option?
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
Rebecca Green travels to France’s Les Landes forest to experience the “palombière” - a fascinating form of pigeon shooting entirely alien to us in the UK
Mike Yardley puts the rather special Guerini Essex to the test, and finds a gun for life!
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Vic Harker presents his selection of the best cartridges to tackle those high flying pheasants which, teamed with good judgement, will help ensure clean humane kills
This 20-bore Beretta impresses with its mechanical and conceptual elegance, excellent handling and lack of recoil... Mike Yardley is in love!
Whatever the pheasant’s height – or your ability – follow Steve Rawsthorne’s advice to ensure you kill it cleanly
The oversupply of game meat is a hot topic on shoots this season, and rightly so. Phil Moorsom looks at what efforts are being made to better utilise this healthy food source
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Diggory Hadoke lets us in on his tricks of the trade with a recipe for the perfect stock oil, and a step by step guide to refinishing your wooden stock
Shoot days are exciting and good fun, but safety in the field is no joking matter. Phil Moorsom offers some advice on how to handle the awkward situation of a fellow shooter being deemed unsafe
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!
Advice from Quill Productions’ Graham Cocker on how to protect your pheasant feeders from rats...
I’ve seen a few pheasants with bulgy eye... when should I start worrying? Rita Alves of Dalton’s Game Consultancy answers
Find out all there is to know about bore sizes - and a little on choke, back-boring and proof - from the gunsmiths at The Gunshop at Botley
The ATA SP Bronze represents outstanding value for money and shoots like a gun with a much larger price tag, Mike Yardley discovers in this test and review
Our resident woodcock numbers are dwindling and, as responsible shooters, we know you will want to do what you can to halt that decline. Mike Swan tells us what we can do to help
Could the tidal wave of modern technology that has engulfed the hunting world spell trouble for the ethical future of the sport?
Whether an experienced shooter or a complete beginner, this selection of the best clay grounds in the UK from Allcocks Outdoor Store will give you plenty of choice for your next outing
Experience the Perazzi made-to-measure service offered by Bywell Shooting ground from start to happy finish
Don’t get caught out by the legalities surrounding the employment of beaters and pickers-up on your shoot this season... read this advice from legal experts on the subject
These feeders from Nordic Gamekeeper are remotely controlled by an app called FeedCon - new to the UK, they could be a big game changer for gamekeepers!
Ryan Kay makes sense of the genetics behind the coveted “red” spaniel gene, and explains why two red parents can sometimes make black puppies!
Mike Yardley puts the Browning 725 20-bore Hunter model with 30” barrels to the test, in order to find out if it is the best gun for game shooting... in depth test and review
How can I improve the number of shot birds in relation to the number put down... we never seem to get good returns! Graham Crocker replies...
I’d like to make sloe gin, but I need advice on the best time to pick the sloes... our expert Jonny Crockett replies, debunking the common myth about “the first frost”
The list of CPSA fixtures for December... get out there and enjoy some clay shooting, there’s plenty on!
Essential viewing - a detailed discussion on the re-introduction of sporting rates and what that means for Scotland’s sporting industry, latest news, plus a young lad’s first red stag
Do you know the process involved in chequering a gun? What are the merits of hand-chequering versus laser-cut chequering? The Botley Mills Gunshop boys reveal all, including a how-to guide!
Advice on keeping a young, fast working spaniel within controllable range when hunting, with Howard Kirby of Mullenscote Gundogs
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
Classic gun expert Diggory Hadoke sets out to build a ‘better-than-best’ brand-new sidelock ejector, for less money than you would pay one of the famous makers... the result is stunning
Sound advice for gamekeepers on how best to hold their birds and ensure they are in the drives, not wandering off into next door’s property, come shoot day, from Tim Weston, NGO
Bite-sized tips and techniques to ensure you make every shot count when walking-up birds or rough shooting
Chris Parkin tests the high quality leather Wildstag hunting boots from Diotto, and finds them to be the perfect deer stalking boot
How can I stop my gamebirds wandering too far from the release pen? Graham Cocker replies...
Steve Rawsthorne from Holland & Holland teaches us the best technique for shooting driven partridge; take note if you are going partridge shooting this season
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!
Owen Beardsmore puts the new Midge Armour midge net with integrated glasses to the test, and finds it a perfect solution to rid yourself those irritating critters!
Mike Yarldey reviews this attractive Webley & Scott 20-bore, that offers fantastic value for money and would be the ideal gun for walked-up shooting
I’m getting bruising and meat damage on my deer carcasses, what’s the best way to minimise meat damage? Dom Holtam replies...
QI shoot clays semi regularly but I really struggle to hit midi clays. Does any particular reason spring to mind as to why they are fast becoming my nemesis?
Everything you need to start clay shooting, for under £1000... Here you’ll find all the inexpensive kit you need to start your clay shooting career, and where to buy it
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