Having no luck pigeon shooting? Wondering what you’re doing wrong? Here are some advice and tips from Steve Rawsthorne of Holland & HollandRead 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
What I have learned is that we are a part of a really exciting and constantly developing industry, staffed with passionate makers, inventors, suppliers and designers of all sorts kit and equipment, much of it is Made in Great Britain of which we can be rightly proudRead 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
Grandad was in the Coldstream Guards at Dunkirk, managed to get away and spent another 37 years in the Army before enjoying his retirement years in Cornwall.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