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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. […]
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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 […]
Female Shooter

Encouraging Women Into Shooting

There is still a lot more we can do to help encourage more women into the world of shooting. The sport has transformed greatly over the years and is opening up to new generations and backgrounds of people, not just the stereotypical farmers, gentry and typical country types donning their traditional flat caps and heavy tweeds. You will see doctors, […]
12 Gauge

Helpful Tips On Buying Your First Shotgun

It can be a very daunting experience buying your first gun. Whether you’re completely new to the sport of shooting or not entirely sure of what will suit you best, here is a guide to buying your first gun. Where is the best place to buy a gun? It is most advisable to take yourself down to a reputable gun […]
Shotgun loader

What Makes A Good Loader

There are a few attributes which make a good loader a great one. Firstly and most importantly the loader must have safety as their primary concern as it’s easy to get carried away with the excitement especially on a busy day, during frantic drives and there is a lot to take into consideration. It is the loaders sole responsibility to […]

Picking the Best Shot Size For Pheasant

What is the best shot size for pheasant shooting? We all wait with baited breath for the opening of the Pheasant season and the excitement it brings. But with all the excitement, you are then baffled by all the cartridges on offer; which load is best at what ranges? Which shot size will kill more efficiently? Whether you’re an experienced […]
Beginners Guide To Shooting Clothing

Beginners Guide to Shooting Clothing

It is one of the most important aspects in the world of shooting. Whether it’s for the sake of keeping you warm and dry or looking the part and making sure etiquette is adhered to, shooting clothing has to be on point. Staying Warm Nothing ruins a day of shooting quite like being cold, so make sure your clothes are […]
Partridge Shooting

Partridge Shooting Guide

We’re all looking forward to the start of the Partridge shooting season on the 1st September. There is, of course, few greater sporting pleasures than a day on a beautiful estate in the British countryside. Partridges are notoriously unpredictable and it takes a huge effort from an experienced keeper and his team to produce a good show of birds over […]
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