Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Stay warm this winter with Fur Feather & Fin country clothing

use boot dryers after a day out walking

Even though the weather still has a chill in the air, it is still great to get out and about during the winter, whether for country sports like shooting and riding or just walking in the local countryside spotting flora and fauna. At Fur Feather & Fin you can buy the ideal country clothing and Continue Reading →

Guide to maintaining and cleaning your shotgun

shooting accessories and cleaning kits

As the shooting season comes to a close, it is time to take a look at some tips and tricks to ensure that your shotgun is correctly cleaned and stored to keep it in top condition, which is particularly important in the off-season. Maintaining your shotgun can extend its longevity, and ensure that it aids Continue Reading →

Wildlife to watch for in January and February

wrap up in country clothing when out seeing winter nature wildlife

January and February are at the core of winter, and though the days are crisp and bright, spring still feels a long way off. Early morning frosts turn grass sparkly and most plants and leaves have disappeared. But January and February are still great months to wrap up in country clothing and head outside to Continue Reading →

Shooting facts for newcomers to the sport

mens shooting clothes with a shotgun on a drive

Beginners and novices to the sport of shooting will often find they have a lot to learn, as there are some legal aspects to the sport. Like any other sports, it is important to know the background information and learn from the experts about all aspects of sporting shooting, from wildlife law and conservation to Continue Reading →

The best places for going on outdoor pursuits in the UK

country pursuits around the UK

The UK is a fantastic country for outdoor pursuits, from shooting and riding to fishing, sailing and hiking. There is nothing better than being outdoors in the fresh air and enjoying an age-old sport with friends and family. Why not try to get outdoors more in 2017 and take the time to appreciate the great Continue Reading →

How to set up your own shoot

land being prepared for a shoot

Hosting your own shoot can be tremendous fun, and an achievement in itself before the season even begins! The lead up to your shoot will require a lot of hard work and financial stability; with many preparations needing to take place before the shooting season begins. If you have a large area of land that Continue Reading →

How to get young people involved with shooting

young shot with country clothing and shooting accessories

In 2017, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is looking to give a significant boost to its work with young people. The reason is simple, and is linked to what BASC stands for: “The promotion and protection of the sport we all love.”

Make your garden more wildlife friendly this year

transform your garden to be wildlife friendly this year

Looking after our gardens really matter, and with an estimated 16 million gardens in the UK, together they form a refuge for species declining in the wild. Make this year the one to change your garden to be more wildlife friendly, and follow these tips to transform your garden space, whether it’s a small one Continue Reading →

Tips for shooting more driven birds

pheasant in flight on a shooting field

You may have started off the shooting season well; however, many guns find that the middle of the season sees their game flagging and their shooting numbers dropping. As each winter brings more brutal weather, the birds get stronger and more able, which proves to be much more of a challenge for the guns. However, Continue Reading →

10 outdoor activities to try out in the New Year

camera and shooting binoculars looking out to a mountain view

Getting outdoors has been proven time and time again to benefit both your physical and mental health. If your New Year’s resolutions include getting outdoors more often, then we have got some fantastic suggestions to help you get the most of the great outdoors. Whether you are looking for an adrenaline inducing experience or something Continue Reading →