Category Archives: Country Sports

Keep Your Gun Clean This Shooting Season with FFF’s Cleaning Kits

Cleaning kit available from Fur Feather & Fin

It is important not to neglect cleaning your gun, especially in shooting season, as it is getting more use. You should keep your gun in the best possible condition because a well-cared gun will help your fire more accurately and give better results on a day’s shoot. If you need to update or improve your Continue Reading →

Country Events to Attend This Autumn

See falconry displays at country events this autumn.

You may think the biggest country events of the year have come to an end, but with three months left to go this year, there are still plenty to attend. With the autumn bringing the harvest, there are lots of great food markets happening. There is also the game season underway, so several upcoming events Continue Reading →

Learning From Animals Helps With Teamwork on Shoots

People shooting as a team

Animals, similar to humans, either thrive alone in solitary lives or survive better within a large social setting, helping each other out. Social animals include packs of wolves to flocks of geese, and these are experts in team building; they stick together to survive. While team building and cooperation is not critically important for humans, Continue Reading →

Setter Gundogs: What You Need to Know

Setter gundogs training with dog accessories

Setters are a type of gundog used for hunting game birds such as pheasant and grouse. There are four setter breeds in the UK; English, Irish, Irish Red and White and Gordon. Setters search for game by scent and do so methodically. When they encounter prey, they freeze rather than chase, and it is their Continue Reading →

Best Locations for Game Shooting Abroad

Shooting game like partridge abroad

Shooting abroad can raise a fair few questions, and it might not be something you have thought of doing, as the UK has ample shooting grounds and game to shoot. However, there are several places around Europe and further afield which are great shooting locations, and with Fur Feather & Fin’s shooting clothes, you will Continue Reading →

Top Tips For Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay pigeons ready to be shot

Becoming a skilled shooter, of clays or game, takes hard work and dedication to the sport. There is no better way than learning through practice and personal experience, and we can help with some top tips on helping you hone those shooting skills. All you need after that is some quality shooting clothes!

Country Pursuits for the British Summer

Polo as a country pursuit in British summer

In the height of summer, before the shooting seasons starts again, it is always good to get outdoors and taking part in some fun traditional British country activities. Even if it is something you have never done before, you are never too old to try out a new hobby. There is so much you can Continue Reading →

Are You Ready For National Ladies Shooting Day?

lady clay pigeon shooting

Shooting as a sport is considered to be dominated by men, but The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club are changing that, with their women-only National Ladies Shooting Day. A fantastic event held at shooting grounds across the UK and Ireland, it is helping to introduce more women to the sport of clay shooting.

Guide to applying for a Firearms Licence

firearms licence forms waiting to be filled out

When you first start shooting, you are often regaled with numerous stories about how difficult it was to get a firearms licence. Common myths include: “You need land in order to get a firearms licence” “You won’t get one if you have any history of significant physical or mental health” “You’ll need to set up Continue Reading →

The Best Guns and Accessories for Lady Shooters

Lady shooters using Fur Feather & Fin shooting accessories

In recent years, there has been a steady rise in the popularity and accessibility of shooting, which in turn has led to an increase in the number of lady shooters. As a sport centred around skill and technique rather than strength, shooting is a sport anyone can take part and, for beginners, it is just Continue Reading →