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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Gundogs compete in scurry final

One of Britain’s biggest gundog events reached its climax at Packington when the 20 finalists competed to become the BASC/Chudleys gundog scurry league winner. More than 1,200 individuals, including a hundred young handlers under 16, entered the competition which ran

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Simulated game day raises £41,000

A simulated game day at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, has raised £41,000 for the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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Bespoke gun up for grabs!

Enter the BASC Summer Gun Draw 2015 today and be with a chance of winning a shotgun worth £30,000: a made-to-measure Boxall & Edmiston model. James Edmiston, Boxall & Edmiston co-founder, said: “Good luck to everyone who enters the 2015 BASC

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CLA updates

There have been some exciting new developments for this year’s CLA Game Fair; the City Shots Challenge will return, plus the Fair will be holding a Ladies Day. This year’s Game Fair is set to be held at Harewood House in Yorkshire

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Midsummer Blast shoot: June 20

Formerly known as the Dorset Lobster Shoot, the 2015 Midsummer Blast is only a couple of weeks away. Hosted by Henry and Sophie Digby at their home at Minterne near Dorchester, the shoot will offer teams of four guns the

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Winning tumble

The Countryside Alliance has revealed the winner for the Tumblers’ Club competition – and it’s a cracker! Chosen from hundred of photos sent in, Ella Meadows’ picture of Sam Matthews epic topple was judged best fall of the 2014-2015 season. They both

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"The future of gamekeeping in Scotland"

Trainee and professional gamekeepers gathered from across Scotland to attend BASC‘s Scotland Gamekeeper’s Day on March 18 at Scone Palace. Along with employed professional keepers, the event welcomed a number of gamekeeping students, inviting them to take part in talks

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Competition: High Birds in May

Sign up now for the Whitfield Annual Clay Shoot, taking place on 9-10 May near Hexham, Northumberland.   One of the largest clay shoots in the country, this traditional competition started many years ago and has substantially grown, raising £35,250 for

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