Scotland

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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Orkney onslaught

Between gale-force winds, blizzards and driving rain, James Marchington and Gary Green catch some extreme wildfowling opportunities on Orkney We are on Orkney, a remarkable group of islands 10 miles off the northern tip of Scotland. The isles have strong

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Posted in Features, Wildfowling

Gamekeepers ‘indispensable’ to the community

The economic benefits of shooting are reaffirmed by the SGA

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Posted in Features, News

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

SCOTLAND: Falling on deaf ears

Sporting taxes and land reform: Scottish Government does not and will not listen to the rural voice, says Alex Stoddart Have you ever overheard someone slandering you, and not recognised yourself as the person described? Ever felt persecuted by propaganda

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Posted in Viewpoint

NEW! The Shooting Show – red stag stalking at the start of the rut

Few experiences beat hearing the magical sound of stags in the roar for the first time – so we’ve tracked down someone who’s never heard them before. Andy Powell is a keen shooter but novice hill-stalker – we deck him

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NEW! The Shooting Show – Glen Etive stags with a first-time stalker

Glen Etive is the scenic setting for double bass maker and keen shooter George ‘Turkish’ Martin’s first red stag stalk. With keeper Mark Shone leading him out for three successive days, and with top kit from Deerhunter, RWS and Swarovski

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Angus gamekeepers saddened by kestrel death

Gamekeepers and estate staff in Angus have been left saddened by the death of a young kestrel they hoped could have been released back into the wild. The young bird of prey, affectionately named ‘Harry’, was spotted by a grouse beater

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NEW! The Shooting Show – 2015’s top ten hunting videos

Last year on The Shooting Show, we counted down the top 10 videos since the channel’s inception in 2012. Now, we’ve done it again. We just couldn’t resist bringing you an updated list covering everything we’ve released on The Shooting Show

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