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Yesterday, 13:00

Georgina Roberts made her mark on the Olympic Trap stage before turning her attentions to coaching. Here, we find out more about what it took to get where she is today

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Howard Kirby explains the importance of marking shot game and, crucially, how to develop this skill in your gundog right from the start

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Deer manager Owen Beardsmore of Cervus UK gives us his take on this fabulous book, Practical Deer Management by Charles Smith-Jones

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

We put the Pro Clean system to the test and discover a brilliant way to simplify your gun cleaning kit and routine while ensuring your gun gets the care and protection it deserves

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Kit tests

Yesterday, 12:45

Vic Harker tests the new Zoli Z Sport HR11 and finds that, although it performs very nicely on Sporting targets, it was spectacular on the Trap range!

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Mike is very taken with the Iside Deluxe 20-bore side-by-side by FAIR - it’s fun to shoot, good value for money & great for walked-up and driven days

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Friday, March 13, 2020

The Beretta 694 Sporting launched with great fanfare back in 2019; here, we review the exciting new offering from Beretta with help from Mike Yardley

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Gun guru Chris Parkin puts the Bergara B14 HMR in 6.5 Creedmoor to the test, and is absolutely full of praise for this cracking, great-value rifle

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

What would our esteemed gun tester choose for his own cabinet? Mike Yardley reveals 21 shotguns and rifles that would take pride of place in his fantasy gun safe

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Gundogs

Alpha is a family business, built on a dedication for optimising the health, vitality and performance of your pet with our range of world-class quality foods.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Howard Kirby explains the importance of marking shot game and, crucially, how to develop this skill in your gundog right from the start

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

What should you look for when choosing a stud dog? Are looks as important as temperament? Or is it all abouut natural ability? Ryan Kay answers all these and more!

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Providing the right diet for your working dog is essential for performance and recovery. Here, Alpha Feeds provides information and suggestions to help you get it right!

Monday, December 16, 2019

Howard Kirby looks at how to get a picking-up dog hunting well and the importance of maintaining full control - a tricky combination that takes skilled training!

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Friday, March 13, 2020

How can I work out the age of a roe deer?

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

What is a “surrender and regrant” and how should I deal with it? I’m a tenant farmer and my landlord has asked for it!

Thursday, January 23, 2020

I such a bad flinch when clay shooting that sometimes I can’t even pull the trigger... help!

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Is it possible to retrain a lurcher to track deer if its working life has been cut short by injury? Or should I retire the dog completely?

Friday, November 15, 2019

Will a raw diet help solve the recurrent ear problems my gundog has been experiencing? Gundog vet Vicky Payne replies

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