Spotlight on snipe

Editor Pete Carr looks at the methods, equipment and areas involved in the pursuit of this diminutive and elusive wader found in bog and marsh The tiny snipe makes up for its lack in stature for the sport it always

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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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The science of scent

Knowing about scent can give us a bit more knowledge in perfecting our gundog training. Pete Carr explains that understanding different conditions is the key. Understanding scent and scenting conditions can really make a difference when working gundogs. In truth

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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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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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Law Commission recommends Firearms Code

The Law Commission has released a new consultation document on firearms law

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Wild fowling less disruptive than walkers

Interim results from a study at Bournemouth University show that walkers can disturb waterfowl more frequently than wildfowling activities

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DEFRA study supports gamebird code

A study into gamebird rearing supports the current DEFRA code of the welfare of gamebirds, used by the British gamebird industry

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Young Shots day at Eastbourne school

West Rise Junior school hosted a BASC Young Shots day, where 32 children got to experience different types of shooting and learn about management and conservation

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Help for Heroes charity shoot

BASC is hosting a charity clay shoot at Cricket St Thomas on Saturday 5 September

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