Everyman’s Sport

Ptarmigan of the Beinns

Glen Etive is the auspicious site for a ptarmigan shoot like no other. Charlie Jacoby climbs to the summit for walked-up shooting on the precarious high tops If you don’t know Glen Etive, picture rough Scottish coastline in your mind,

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Winter Woodcock

Taking a walked-up day where he can get it, Byron Pace and other syndicate member Martin Anderson battle the elements for one of the most prized of UK quarry There is something truly magical about the first frost of the

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Black Isle woodcock

James Marchington follows Scotland’s doyen of sporting agents, Hamish Cromarty, shooting woodcock over pointers, the Italian way For most British shooters a woodcock is a welcome bonus, a delightful little bird that, if you’re lucky, might flit out of a

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Quite the caper

Peter Carr takes two clients treeing and shooting capercallie in the Swedish wilderness the Scandanavian way Sweden is a beautiful country and, with a total population of less than that of London, its great expanse is still relatively unspoilt. Indeed

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Ptarmigan on the high tops

Veteran stalker Peter Carr pulls on his most comfortable boots in  pursuit of Scotland’s hardiest game bird, across some of its most awe-inspiring landscape. In the hunting of ptarmigan, Scotland’s most jaw-dropping vistas are there for the taking for the

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100 and counting

Pigeon shooter Geoff Garrod shares his skills and relates his first 100 plus pigeon day experience this season in what proved to be difficult circumstances My first pigeon shooting outing was with my dad using a .410, but it very

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