beaters

Highland hare hunts

Pete Carr reminisces about taking a team of friends to the Angus glens in pursuit of hill hares. Striking out up the shank hill, our team of guns snaked ever higher following our guide, gamekeeper Stuart Donald. It was the

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Posted in Driven Game

Driven wild

Melissa Volpi discovers first hand the excitement of driven game shooting in one of the striking parts of Scotland. An image of an osprey which misjudged the size of the trout it was hunting – so much so that the

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Posted in Driven Game

Dates for the diary

Shoot-day planning doesn’t have to cause a headache; Glynn Evans explains how he uses the shoot calendar to make the sport more inclusive for all   There are many notable dates in the shooting season; 12 August and Boxing Day

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Taxing Issues

Countryside Alliance Campaigns Manager David Taylor looks at Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ approach to beaters’ pay and a shoot’s casual employment obligations. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has always paid close attention to individuals who, in their view, should

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Posted in Viewpoint
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