Shooting groups mount battle over new gamebird release licence in England by Deborah Hadfield Gamekeeper Steven Musk is on the frontline of a battle which could cost him his livelihood. His shoot in Swaffham in Norfolk is close to the Breckland Special Protection Area, SPA. After a last-minute change by Defra on 31st May 2023, he is now forced to apply for a licence to […]

Nicole’s tough day on the pigeons

It’s not an easy day for Nicole Moore on the pigeons today. The birds are not going where she wants them to go. The pigeons may be pests but Nicole is game and she doesn’t give up. Find Nicole Moore on Instagram For more about Eley cartridges go to For Jack Pyke clothing see […]

Long-range Spanish ibex hunt Just as the ibex season is about to close, Paul Childerley heads to southern Spain to hunt the smallest of the Spanish ibex subspecies, the Ronda ibex. Mountain hunting requires skill, fitness and great kit. Paul’s done his homework. He’s prepared for long range shooting  across this impressive landscape out to 500 metres, using […]

Fieldsports Britain – hot hunting holiday It’s the perfect addition to any costa holiday: Paul Childerley heads into the mountains behind Spain’s Mediterranean coast with his trusty S20 to look for ibex. It’s spectacular scenery and good-quality long-range shooting – if he is lucky enough to find the right animal to shoot. Meanwhile, Nicole Moore is coping with a tricky […]


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