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Travelling With Guns To France

If you want to take your guns to another EU country then you will need to get a European Firearms Pass even if you’re already a GB holder of a shotgun or firearms certificate. The EFP supports your existing firearms or shotgun certificate and so it will expire on the same date. You should apply for an EFP by making […]
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Why you need to buy travel insurance at the same time you book your holiday

If you’ve booked a holiday and are already counting down the days, we advise taking the time in advance to buy yourself travel insurance. While none of us want to think about things that could go wrong in the time between booking and jetting off – for example, illness, bereavement or redundancy – taking out a policy early could potentially […]
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7 Shotgun Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Whatever type of shooting you’re into its your shotgun which is your most prized possession in the equipment list. To keep it running smoothly and working at its best it needs to be well cared for and maintained regularly. This is most important if you store it during the off season and of course to keep it safe when in […]

Shooting Pheasant Tips – Etiquette and Technique

It is most important to enter the field confident in your ability and the workings of the day-and with good skills in fieldcraft. The excitement of the season doesn’t want to be spoilt by lack of preparation and ‘luck shots’ and it is paramount that you consider this by means of plentiful pre-season practice Pheasant shooting. There are many attributes […]
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Benefits To Taking Your Game Shooting Abroad

So the UK game season can offer the world’s most exciting and impressive shooting estates and opportunities for the most budding shot. But the season only lasts so long, and at the end of all the hype and enjoyment, we come to an abrupt and disappointing end. With shooting in the UK likely to be affected by the fallout of […]
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How to apply for your shotgun certificate

This is a little helping hand for those who are looking to apply for their first shotgun certificate or to apply for a renewal. Here is everything you need to know to help you understand the process from start to finish. Everyone who owns a shotgun must be in possession of a shotgun certificate. If you are new to the […]
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Top 10 Tips for Basic Gun Safety

The world of shooting takes basic Gun safety extremely seriously and trusts you as a reliable shotgun license holder to take the necessary precautions in which to execute safe and conscious decisions on how to operate your firearm. All the specific rules and regulations are in place to keep those of you who are shooting and those around you, safe. […]
Shotgun chokes

Shotgun Chokes Explained

In firearms, a choke is a tapered constriction of a shotgun barrel’s bore at the muzzle end. Chokes are almost always used with modern hunting and Clay pigeon shooting shotguns, to improve performance. Its purpose is to shape the spread of the shot to gain better range and accuracy. Some obsess over it, some ignore it. What should you do? […]
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Shooting Seasons For The UK and Europe

We all feel that sense of disappointment and emptiness when the UK Game season comes to a close, until of course, the Pigeon shooting swiftly arrives. But what happens if we want more? Seasons vary considerably depending on your location, for example, England, Ireland and Spain and for some, can be quite a confusing concept. Here we include a guide […]
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Encouraging Young Shots Into The Sport

Encouraging young shots into the sport is more about teaching them and cultivating their mindset and understanding of all aspects, including involvement and hands-on practical experience of shooting. The ethos of the understanding the fieldcraft, safety and all matters of game shooting is paramount and something that should be made obligatory when starting out, after all, lessons have to be […]
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