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One at a time

In lesson four of a series of six transforming a novice shooter into an expert shot, Tony Bracci looks at how to successfully deal with pairs of targets

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July 2021

Model agency

Robert Morgan looks at various Winchester rifles and, in particular, trains his sights on the 1873 and 1876

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July 2021

Single minded

Ed Cook considers reining in a rabbit population solely by using a gun

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July 2021

A tale of two fields

Geoff Garrod makes the most of a difficult situation but laments a missed opportunity

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July 2021

Copper bottomed!

Enterprise and the will to solve a problem, as well as do some good, has proved just the job in a part of the West Country, writes Philip Reynolds

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July 2021

Breda Zenith Sporter

Clay coach Becky McKenzie rates this attractive 12-bore

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July 2021

In the round

David Turner catches up with championship-winning Shot Matt Hance

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July 2021

Pumped for action

Tom Sykes tells of his love of pump action shotguns and how he learned to use them effectively

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July 2021

The problem: Lumps – benign and malign

“My dog has a small, round lump on her upper eyelid. Is this something I should worry about?”

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July 2021

Adventures Of Nick & Ted

Nick Ridley has some watersports planned to get Ted back to field fitness, as he dives in at the deep end with Percy in a working test

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July 2021

The first steps

Patrick Hook recently discussed why people start foxing and here he looks at how to begin doing so

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June 2021

Seated shooting

If you are confined to a wheelchair, what difference does gunfit, length and weight have on your shooting? Richard Faulks finds out

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June 2021

Lies, damned lies, and statistics

Robin Scott has a case of the heavy-metal blues as he considers the inevitability of the transition from lead ammunition to more ‘sustainable’ alternatives, but questions the presented facts that justify it

4 mins read
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June 2021

The social network

Philip Reynolds speaks to Jo Perrott, founder of the Ladies Working Dog Group, an online community for women dog handlers that is breaking new ground

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June 2021

Ups and downs

By this lesson, the third in a series of six, you should have a good foundation to progress, says Tony Bracci

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June 2021

The wanderers

Ed Cook takes a look at wild rabbits around world and the significant impact they have had

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June 2021

Round two – a knockout

Perseverance pays for Geoff Garrod over a field of spring drillings

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June 2021

Feathered friend

Tom Sykes is always keen to test new ideas and to this end modified his owl decoy with interesting results

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June 2021

Expect the unexpected

Jon Snowdon believes if there is one thing you can say about roe deer management, it is that it’s unpredictable

6 mins read
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June 2021

All this and more

Peter Theobald guides you through the essential kit and key props he uses for a successful day on the woodies

4 mins read
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June 2021

Stalking course

Richard Faulks joins a couple of voucher experience days as a dummy run for the real thing

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April 2021

How to smash it

David Turner catches up with clay shooting hotshot Dave Ferriman

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April 2021

Out of season

Jon Snowdon reflects on how the pandemic has affected what he and his deer group have done over the past year

4 mins read
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April 2021

The problem: Epilepsy

“My springer spaniel had a couple of fits a while ago and now needs twice daily treatment. Do you think that I will ever be able to work him again? I have read little or nothing about this condition.” ARTHUR ASHMORE, DERBYSHIRE

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April 2021

Stay your fire

Geoff Garrod on how to approach some of the difficult decisions posed by the lockdown

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April 2021

Fair play, little fella

Ed Cook talks about his deep admiration for what he says is the most underestimated animal on the planet

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April 2021

Fausti Magnificent

The editor tests an overand-under 12-bore from Fausti, but does the gun live up to its name?

5 mins read
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April 2021

Under pressure

Robert Morgan explains how a valve was the last piece in the jigsaw that created the sophisticated, and expensive, pneumatic airgun

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April 2021

Adventures of Nick & Ted

What to do with a dog like Percy? Nick Ridley muses on the problem before putting us in the picture

4 mins read
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April 2021

Pick Of The Crop

Tom Sykes explains the tactics and methods he uses to shoot around farm buildings

5 mins read
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April 2021

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