Sergio Couto gives his boots a hard time. As a professional stalking guide, he’s out day after day in all weathers – and he’s very impressed with the Gateway 1 Pheasant Game wellies, a Danish brand that’s made in China. “They’re tough, really tough,” he says, “Comfortable too.” He explains that the secret is something […]
by Ben O’Rourke BBC TV’s Chris Packham wanted a debate that would lead to a ban on grouseshooting. Instead, he got a resounding thumbs-up for the sport, for its environmental, economic and social benefits. MPs lined up to criticise the assumptions behind Packham’s Westminster Hall debate on Monday 21 June 2021. Again and again, they […]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkptDjlVSnk Matt Turley asks Dan Thor to join him on his pig farm crow shooting duties in Somerset. First of all, up go the decoys into Matt’s newly erected ‘crow tree of doom’. Dan is more used to the corvid control they do in the Eastern Counties. So, is there a crow-shooting east-west divide? Matt […]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bTnJww9ou4 Scottish deerstalker Sergio Couto specialises in shooting with iron sights. Paul Childerley enters into the spirit of it by using an Aimpoint sight on his Sako S20. Together, they go out after roebuck. For the Sako S20, go to Sako.fiPaul uses an Aimpoint H-1 sightTo go stalking with Sergio Couto, visit SerCoutWildHarvest.com Find Paul Childerley on […]
Paul Childerley is on a roebuck cull in Scotland with Sergio Couto. For this one, he wants to try an Aimpoint red dot sight on his rifle. Meanwhile, Matt Turley is hosting Dan Thor on a crow shoot in Somerset. And at Westminster, MPs line up to give Chris Packham a kicking over grouseshooting. It’s […]
Here are the links: Welsh government shows its anti-shooting bias – Daily Post MPs back grouseshooting – Fcha.nl/grousedebate21 Anti Packham editor defends himself – YouTube Shoot Russell Brand’s dog, say locals – Change.org Shoot the squirrel but don’t hurt its feelings – The Sun European parliament votes in favour of international hunting – SCI Sad […]
After years of battling for the chance to shoot for Great Britain at the Olympics, Olympic Trap shooter Aaron Heading is finally within touching distance of achieving his dream. He spoke to James Marchington about his rollercoaster ride, and his hopes as he prepares to head out to Tokyo with Team GB.