Beretta or Browning? Ian Hodge compares the Silver Pigeon and B525 They are the mid-priced BMW and Audi of shotguns – solid, reliable, good value, and they’ll go on for ever. The Beretta Silver Pigeon and Browning 525 are the biggest selling shotguns in Ian Hodge’s gunshop in the West Country. But which one is right for you? There’s just £2 difference in price between […]

Game shooting under attack in Wales by Deborah Hadfield Fieldsports groups say it’s the thin end of a wedge that could extend to the rest of the UK. Wales plans to ban, then license game shooting. The Welsh government’s rural agency Natural Resources Wales proposes to issue licences for all gamebird release. To start with, it will be a general […]


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