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BASC calls for 10-year certificates

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has launched a white paper entitled ‘Extending the duration of firearm and shotgun certificates’, calling for the introduction of 10-year certificates. The paper was launched at a meeting of the All Party

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The Shooting Show – foxing with long range pro Mark Ripley

Mark Ripley has long been producing his own long-range fox shooting videos under the handle 260rips. Now he brings his foxing expertise to The Shooting Show, getting his Browning X-Bolt on zero for a 300-yard shot before taking it out

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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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NZ shooters kill 5 per cent of wild population of critically endangered bird ‘by mistake’

Four critically endangered birds were killed by hunters in New Zealand this week. The takahē were mistakenly shot by deer stalkers carrying out a cull of a somewhat similar-looking bird, the pukeko. On 17 August, the dead birds were found

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NEW: The Shooting Show – maize crop pigeons with Geoff Garrod

Geoff’s back for episode 171 of The Shooting Show. The gamekeeping legend is out on his own, setting up in the middle of a maize crop overlooking rape stubbles to take on the winged menace plaguing the crops. But he’s made

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In Angus, grouse is the million-pound bird

Nearly £1m will flow into Angus households from the grouse shooting season, say newly released figures

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The Gift of Grouse: new campaign showcases best of Scottish

Credit: A Lovel

A major new campaign highlighting the benefits of grouse moors in Scotland was launched today in the Angus Glens.  The Gift of Grouse, unveiled today to mark the Glorious Twelfth, the start of the grouse shooting season, is a yearlong initiative

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NEW! The Shooting Show – rabbits and rats with the ATN X Sight

Byron Pace gets his hands on a unique bit of night-shooting technology, the ATN X Sight. This is an all-in-one day-and-night scope with a price tag it’s impossible to beat. But is it really any good? Taking it through the

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A not-so-glorious Twelfth?

There have been warnings of a reduced red grouse shooting season this year due to unusually wet weather in the spring and summer. Ralph Peters, Bidwells partner and head of the Perth office, has been contacted by a number of

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New ally for red squirrels

BASC has become a signatory to the UK Squirrel Accord with the aim of helping to protect and expand the red squirrel population in the UK

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