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How To EnHance Your Shooting

Top Sporting shot and coach Matt Hance continues his instructional series, this month turning his attention to the ins and outs of the FITASC discipline

7 mins read
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October 2021

Sayonara Tokyo

Jasper Fellows gets the lowdown on the Olympics from Matt Coward-Holley, Team GB Trap bronze medallist, and Steven Seligmann, British Shooting’s performance director

6 mins read
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October 2021

The thread on threads

Nick Ridley addresses sartorial code in the field and the traditional ties that bind the shooting community

3 mins read
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October 2021

The teal deal

Tom Sykes relives a memorable flight chasing this fast and agile duck on the foreshore

5 mins read
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October 2021

The problem: Skin irritation

Despite two courses of steroids, my young labrador is still incredibly itchy. Will it subside in the winter? JAYNE ABBOT, MELROSE

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October 2021

Opportunity knocks

Jasper Fellows enjoys what Orston Shooting Ground has to offer in the company of its owners Dan and Emily Martin

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October 2021

Licensing: facts you should know

With the prospect of a full shooting season ahead this autumn, many readers will be thinking about acquiring their first shotgun certificate. David Frost, Sporting Gun’s legal expert, offers some thoughts and advice on what to expect when you apply

5 mins read
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October 2021

All at sea

Ed Cook takes a break from doing battle with the redoubtable rabbit to indulge in his passion of freediving for lobsters at night

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October 2021

Bangs for the bucks

Jon Snowdon and companions keep cool heads but can’t help but be exhilarated by the roe rut

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October 2021

Adventures of Nick & Ted

Illness forces a change to Ted’s hydrotherapy fitness training and Nick Ridley tries to calm young Percy ahead of his show trial

4 mins read
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October 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

5 mins read
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July 2021

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

4 mins read
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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

5 mins read
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July 2021

Breda Zenith Sporter

Clay coach Becky McKenzie rates this attractive 12-bore

6 mins read
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July 2021

In the round

David Turner catches up with championship-winning Shot Matt Hance

7 mins read
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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

5 mins read
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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?”

3 mins read
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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

4 mins read
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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

5 mins read
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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

4 mins read
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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

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