About Us

Launched in 2003, Sporting Shooter is the magazine of choice for the dedicated shooting enthusiast. From pigeon shooting to rough shooting; clays to wildfowling – we cover it all. Our top-quality, engaging editorial is written by passionate shooters and countrymen; respected experts in their field, who enjoy shooting as much as our readers and website-users do.

Our mix of features, advice and kit reviews aims to entertain, inform and inspire our audience; giving them the know-how to get out there and do it better.

We have a dedicated gundog section compiled by leading industry experts, including the highly respected Howard Kirby of Mullenscote Gundogs. This special section is a comprehensive guide to gundog ownership, with features and professional advice on training, kit and veterinary care.

The shooting scene in the UK is some of the most varied, with every taste catered for, whether that’s formal driven days, walked-up shooting over dogs or pest control. Here at Sporting Shooter we aim to bring you the best of all worlds, sharing the knowledge and passion that is inherent in our industry with you, whether through the print magazine or this website, where we share a mix of gun/product reviews, features and advice from the magazine with our digital audience.

Our sister title, Clay Shooter, provides all the news, views and features that a clay shooting enthusiast needs to keep up to date with what's happening on the clay circuit. We’ve got the latest news and reports from competitions at home and abroad as well as practical advice on subjects like choke, ribs, cartridges, and advanced instruction to help you improve your scores. Clay Shooter is published 9 times a year from March to November, and we share gun reviews, technique and advice articles here along with news and events.