2014

Amendments for airgun licensing bill

The Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill has entered the Second Stage for scrutiny and amendment, after shooting organisations submitted suggestions for improvements. BASC has been opposed to the Bill since its proposal, but has been working hard to ensure the Bill is

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Parakeet frenzy

Antis have been lampooning a recent how-to YouTube video detailing parakeet pest control in London.

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Gamekeeper found guilty

Keeper George Mutch has been found guilty of killing a goshawk and setting traps to illegally capture more on an estate in Aberdeenshire.

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A very merry Christmas from Modern Gamekeeping

With all the best from your Modern Gamekeeping team, we wish you a merry Christmas, a relaxing holiday break, and a very prosperous New Year!

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Merry Christmas to all from iShoot

Make sure you download the FREE Christmas issue of iShoot here as an extra special present for yourself!

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iShoot Issue 3 is now available

It’s here, the Christmas issue of iShoot, jam-packed with all the latest festive sport from this exciting year.

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The thought police are watching

Post a picture of young shots on Facebook and you could be in deep trouble, warns Predator. We all know the importance of encouraging the next generation into our sport. What parent doesn’t take pride in seeing their youngster dressed

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Machinery and Muirburning

When maintaining heather at altitude, the machinery you can get up there can often be a determining factor in selecting your methods, explains Davy Thomas. “Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango?” Freddie Mercury’s immortal voice boomed through the speakers

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When wildfire strikes

Wildfire can be a big problem in moorland areas – Patrick Laurie of the Heather Trust explains knowledgeable management and a quick response are vital for controlling the risk. It seems like wildfires have become an annual fixture for the

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More than money

Glynn Evans looks at the ways you can evaluate the success of a shoot’s season, and all the factors that contribute to it being a success. I came to BASC to take on a role promoting shooting and gamekeeping, but

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