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Spotlight on snipe

Editor Pete Carr looks at the methods, equipment and areas involved in the pursuit of this diminutive and elusive wader found in bog and marsh The tiny snipe makes up for its lack in stature for the sport it always

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Posted in Driven Game, Features

Partidge perfection

Melissa Volpi travels northward to Kinpurnie Estate to find a partridge shoot like no other, with a team of keepers who truly love what they do It’s just gone 6:30am. Craig and Alana Downie (dressed in a kilt and tweeds

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Sense over extremism

A press release issued by BASC, the UK’s largest shooting and conservation organisation, has praised the decision of Bradford City Council “for choosing sense over extremism by allowing grouse shooting to continue on Ilkley Moor.” The statement reads: The City

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Species spotlight: Grouse and ptarmigan

The hardiest of all British game birds must be the ptarmigan. Scratching a bleak existence from the lichen lined, granite cathedrals of the Scottish Highlands, this bird’s survival through the seasons is nothing short of miraculous. During the short summer

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Posted in Wildfowling

WALES: A game of two halves

Roger Williams discusses the two sides to driven shooting across Wales In Wales, nothing illustrates the state of pheasant and partridge shooting better than the experience of two driven shoots in two different parts of the Welsh Borders: one in

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The Shooting Show – deer stalking masterclass with Jason Doyle

Irish sika stalking expert Jason Doyle brings you the lowdown on the concept of maximum point-blank range. Not sure? How about this: Never having to alter the point of aim on deer anywhere from 130 to 250 yards. It could

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The Shooting Show – shooting pigeons by the M11 PLUS Midland Game Fair highlights

Geoff Garrod sets up in a classic field-edge location for a day at the pigeons. But there’s a twist: This field edge borders a busy motorway. With safe shooting directions and quarry retrieval to think of, Geoff’s got a lot

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NEW! The Shooting Show – driven grouse in the wind and rain

We’re at Farndale with a star-studded Shooting Show team for a dazzling driven day courtesy of Bernard Moss and co. But the weather isn’t playing ball, and we’re met with horizontal rain and high winds. But clothed in high-spec Deerhunter

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Moorland grouse on the menu

With the grouse season under way, game meat is getting a boost in Scotland

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Game food given funding boost

Scotland’s Natural Larder has been given a grant of £11,000 by the Community Food Fund

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