We should really be discussing the bright future of Shooting and Hunting in the UK. 23,000 New Shotgun licences were issued last year which shows continued, if not, renewed interest in shooting.Read more
With the busiest part of the season coming up it’s worth refreshing your knowledge or sharing this with any newRead more
Here’s what you should look out for in the next weather report when planning a sortie shooting pigeons.Read more
The main problem is Rabbits – lots of children have them as pets and Mum & Dad can’t be seen tucking in to Rabbit Ragu or Smoked Rabbit Pizza without causing a revolution! I may have told the odd fib in the past and told them it was Chicken.Read more
Always willing to try something new, I’m converted to shooting sticks to help me carry shooting into old age (or later years, PC Brigade take note).Read more
Once I had reached the pond I stood still and continued to observe in total silence for two minutes. I made sure that the gun light pressure switch was where it should be, shouldered the Mauser and took a step forward – that’s when it happened.Read more
Which Gun/Cartridge Combination works best?
I expect you have seen and heard this question a number of times – this isn’t the definitive answer but I’ll stand by it.
Looking back to the days when I used to help Gamekeepers on and around the local estates and now with the shooting season underway looking forward to reacquainting myself with some of them again.Read more
I recently purchased a Mauser 201 in .22lr, it dates back to the 1980’s and it has a Pecar Berlin Champion 6×45 scope, which is from the same era.Read more
A couple of years ago I was delighted to be offered, over the phone, shooting on a farm 20 minutes from home, when I went to visit and speak to the farmer and was horrified to find that he had permanent pitches for caravans dotted all over his land. There were no safe areas anywhere not even for an air rifle – and holiday makers and their pets had free range!Read more