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Perfect Pumpkin Soup

Perfect Pumpkin Soup

Perfect Pumpkin Soup Prep: 20 mins,  Cook: 25 mins Ingredients 4 tbsp. olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 1kg pumpkins or squash, peeled, deseeded and chopped into chunks 700ml vegetable stock or chicken stock 142ml pot double cream 4 slices whole meal seeded bread handful pumpkin seed from a packet   Method Heat 2 tbsp. Continue Reading →

Essential Beating Kit

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If you’re new to beating then you may be wondering what it is you’ll actually need to wear and take with you. Whilst all shoots differ, here is the basic kit that you will definitely need if you are going to enjoy yourself.

Golfer shoots clays — without a gun

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An American golfer has come up with a novel way of enjoying a day’s shooting — which doesn’t involve a 12-bore shotgun, but a golf ball and a 4-iron instead. Six time PGA tour winner Brandt Snedeker decided shooting clays with a gun and ammunition wasn’t difficult enough for him, so he decided to take Continue Reading →

Gundogs help 8-year-old overcome fears

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An eight-year-old girl with a fear of dogs has had that fear cured by gundogs from a Berkshire Gundog club. Emelie Frost has not only overcome her severe phobia of dogs but she also now dreams of becoming a dog handler after spending time with well trained dogs from Kintbury Gundog Club. The dramatic turnaround Continue Reading →

Ellie is the youngest gundog trainer in Britain

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Many of us here at Fur, Feather and Fin grew up around animals and had pets as children. But not so many of us became effective handlers of those pets until we were a little older, and able to appreciate exactly how to handle a working dog or how to show a pony. Which is Continue Reading →

Gordon Setter becomes dual champion

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A Gordon Setter from Somerset has become the second dog of its breed to be crowned a dual champion by The Kennel Club. Six-year-old Boyers Scarlatti has become only the second Gordon Setter ever to be recognised by the Kennel Club as a Dual Champion, because of her talents as a show dog as well Continue Reading →

Gundog Training: Stage Training


We really enjoy keeping our blog up to date, and we hope you enjoy reading the articles and features we post to it. But we also know that sometimes it’s good to relinquish a bit of control, which is why we’ve asked Richard Reeve to write a series of guest posts for us. Richard lives in Sussex Continue Reading →

Shotgun licence numbers rise


The number of licensed gun owners in the UK has risen, new figures published by The Home Office have revealed. The increase shows how the popularity of shooting has grown, with substantially more applications made for licenses in the past 12 months in England and Wales than in the preceding 12 months. With the success Continue Reading →

Cute photos of the latest member of the FFF family

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Here at Fur, Feather and Fin we really do practice what we preach, and many of our staff regularly head out on shoots, enjoy a day’s fishing and follow the local hunt. That means all our staff occasionally have exciting news relating to their country pursuits, and today we thought we’d share some of that Continue Reading →

Review: Enigmatic Marocchi shotgun makes great crossover

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The new Marocchi 612S shotgun has been praised by experts at shooting forum Shooting UK. The elegant gun combines good looks with great handling and makes the perfect crossover gun for any game shooter keen on the odd spot of clay shooting, according to experts at the magazine. The Italian made gun costs £1,205 and Continue Reading →