Driven Game

Rothwell tradition

Peter Carr heads to the Lincolnshire Wolds to visit one of England’s most famous shoots, with a wealth of history to its name. The name of Rothwell will always be associated with the late great Sir Joseph Nickerson and his

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The magic of Scottish partridges

Alastair Robertson enjoys a change of pace at Novar, where the wind turbines are causing a stir I went the other day to Novar, which is across the Cromarty Firth near Evanton and where over the years, but particularly during

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Driven moose

Editor Pete Carr enjoys some moose success in Sweden driving the game in by time honoured traditional methods The Scandinavian moose (or more correctly Eurasian Elk) is Europe’s biggest deer species, and as such it is a majestic animal to

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Powder Power

Craigie Farm in Fife is the site of Melissa Volpi’s very first black powder experience: muzzleloaders at a driven pheasant day “All shooting is fun, but using muzzleloaders and black powder gives you more of a chance to shoot some

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A very civilised game

Linda Mellor heads to Fife, camera at the ready to capture a mixed driven shoot against the picturesque Scottish landscape I am on my way to Teasses shooting estate situated in the Kingdom of Fife, less than an hour’s drive

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Last day of the season

Editor Peter Carr takes a team of friends to an East Yorkshire estate and enjoys some excellent sport thanks to the skillful driving practices of the keepers Burton Agnes estate was where I had my first taste of driven game

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Monteria debut

Editor Pete Carr heads out to Portugal for his first experience at hunting driven hoofed game Iberian style Last year I enjoyed a hunt with a difference in a country I hadn’t visited before. The destination was Portugal, and the

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A Lot to Grouse About

Andy Malcolm recounts a hard day in the life of a grouse shoot manager, the struggles and the expectations of guns on the big day There will be few of you unfamiliar with the swan analogy; above the water all

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The Branxholm Experience

Byron Pace visits the borders to film a spot of pheasant shooting at the Branxholm syndicate, run by shoot manager, Mark James. Having moved down to the borders to study my masters, I was a little out of sorts for

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Driven to distraction

Editor Peter Carr joins a team of international journalists on a driven hunt in pursuit of hoofed game in Germany organised by Zeiss Sports Optics Driven hunting continental style is one of the most exhilarating forms of quarry pursuit. Wild

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