Soggy squirrel shoot Geoff Garrod has his work cut out finding squirrels to shoot on the land he gamekeepers. He knows they are there but, sensibly, they are staying out of the rain, leaving Geoff wet and squirrel-less – well, nearly.  For Browning, visit For Eley Hawk, go to For Browning Maxus 2 semi-autos for […]

Shoot sabs: what to do when they hit sabs hit your shoot, what do you do? That’s what happened when we were out filming a shoot day. Former Metropolitan Police detective Ian Jensen and BASC spokesman Gareth Dockerty give their advice.  Download the shoot sabs card here Click here for more information on your legal rights, what to do if confronted by […]

Game meat fuels top restaurant’s success by Deborah Hadfield Game meat, venison and duck are helping a Cornish restaurant fly high.  The magazine Condé Nast Traveller voted the Ugly Butterfly at Carbis Bay Hotel one of the top restaurants in the UK. Part of its success is sourcing game locally.  Head chef Connor Blades says they source their meat from […]

Which airgun calibre? .22 or .177? It’s the age-old question. Which airgun calibre is best, .22 or .177? South-west of England Field Target Association champion James Head, of Crackshot UK, says it’s largely a matter of personal preference. “The two calibres are equally accurate. There’s no reason why they shouldn’t be,” he explains. “The difference is that the .177 flies […]


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