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Testing times

Summer is coming, and with it the competition season. Are you and your dog prepared? Ian Clinton writes for iShoot. At this time of year I expect many of you with working gundogs are thinking of entering a gundog working

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NEW! The Shooting Show – extreme long range with the Swarovski X5 scope

Mark Ripley is a man used to a long-range shot or two – so we’ve carted him off to WMS in Wales for a 900-yard plink. And we’ve got the perfect tool for the job: The Swarovski X5 riflescope, which

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Activity day for Young Shots

BASC South West will be hosting a country sports activity day for Young Shots aged 8-16 later in the year, to be held on the banks of Lake Wimbleball, near Dulverton, Exmoor. The day, taking place on Sunday 16 August, will

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BASC delivers police training

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has been running a training course to help police officers’ understanding of firearms and wildlife law. The course was run with officers from Lancashire and Cumbria constabularies, and included demonstrations from BASC’s regional

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Deer dates

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has announced new dates for deer stalking on the Isle of Arran as part of the Isle of Arran Deer Management Scheme, which provides a follow-up experience for BASC members that have completed

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DSC2 gets an upgrade

The British Deer Society has updated the Deer Stalking Certificate 2. Thanks to a partnership with a 1,000-acre deer park in Sussex, the organisation can now offer candidates three witnessed stalks over two days for an all-inclusive price. DSC2 candidates

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A profession in decline?

  The gamekeeping industry must modernise if it is to survive, says a new report from Sector Skills Council body Lantra. The report, which examines the industry for skills shortages that exist in the current workforce and projects which skills

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