Rabbit, food fit for Kings!Read more
Less decoys, more decoys, use dead birds, flapper and magnet or just a flapper perhaps?! Don’t panic..muchRead more
We chatted about what he was looking for and why, the farm produced lots of big bags recently…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
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.
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
Ticks in the UK can carry Lyme disease, Babesiosis and Ehrlichiosis or a combination of them all. Any of the diseases on their own can be life changing and treatment from an infected bite should be sought straight away. Please share this with friends and family.Read more
I’ve just been browsing some the forums and spotted some photos with stories of youngsters getting involved with various activities from preparing game, cooking game and shooting, all part of a good grounding in ‘Conservation Education’. I dare say their parents did the same when they were kids but never thought of it as either conservation or education. We invented hunting (possibly) we have some of the best shooting estates in the world, the best gun manufacturers, the general licence, Gamekeepers, Beaters, Andy Crow and George Digweed (other big names are available), the Hunt, all kinds of Fishing and the opportunity for everyone to take part in Fieldsports – even vegans! Perhaps we are the best conservation and education teachers out there.Read more