Category Archives: Shooting

Shotgun Cartridges Explained

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Do you know what length your chamber is? Do you know if you need a “28 gram, 6, Fibre” or a “36 gram, 4, Plastic”? If the answers were “no” then read on, as this article will explain the jargon! A basic understanding of shotgun cartridges is essential to anyone involved in shooting and will Continue Reading →

Exercises to Up Your Shooting Game

A man in shooting clothing with a shotgun

The spring and summer seasons are the best time to practice perfecting your shot and getting yourself into peak shape for the new shooting year. Although shooting may not at first seem like a sport that you need to be particularly fit for, strength and flexibility play a big part in the way you shoot. Continue Reading →

Shooting Etiquette: A Beginners Guide

A man and a woman with their leather gunslips and cartridge bags

For those who are new to the sport of shooting, it is important to learn the etiquette of the sport to ensure that you keep yourself and those around you safe. It may seem as if there are thousands of rules in the shooting world, and rightly so, as guns can be incredibly dangerous when Continue Reading →

The Fur Feather & Fin Guide To What To Wear When Shooting

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For those who are new to the wonderful world of shooting, one of the first questions to cross your mind is often “what do I wear on a shoot?” The etiquette and style that comes along with this country sport offer up certain rules and suggestions in what to wear, to ensure that your clothing Continue Reading →

Celebrating the rise of lady shooters

A National Ladies Shooting Day Graphic for 2018

Shooting was once a country sport that was highly dominated by men. However, this is no longer the case. Lady guns have been on the rise over the last decade as more and more women discover the exciting experiences that await them. This rise in numbers brings with it the rise in clubs and events Continue Reading →

The Best Country & Shooting Instagram Accounts

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Instagram is a fantastic platform to inspire, engage and discover. Whether you’re seeking out home décor inspiration, the best countryside activities or some new shooting clothing, Instagram is the perfect place to fuel your search. So, today we thought we’d share with you some of our personal favourite accounts that relate to all things countryside Continue Reading →

Game Meat Sales are On the Rise

Cooked pheasant game meat

Game meat is on the rise, with UK sales increasing by 8.6 percent in the last year, and Scottish game dealers have reported the demand for grouse has seen a five-fold increase, making the meat a particular favourite among consumers.

Guide to maintaining and cleaning your shotgun

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The shooting season has recently come to an end, so now 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 Continue Reading →

The Role of Farmers and Shooters in the 25-Year Plan

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Theresa May’s 25-year plan was launched in January 2018, hoping to create a “cleaner, greener Britain”, which I think that we can all agree has been a long time coming! There are numerous different initiatives within the plan, focusing on a number of problem areas including plastic waste, avoidable refuse and soil degradation. With targets Continue Reading →

Animal Fact File: Red Grouse

A red grouse in Britain

Name: Red Grouse Scientific Name: Lagopus lagopus Description: The red grouse is a medium-sized game bird with a plump body, short tail and slightly hooked beak. It is found in heather moorland across Britain and Ireland. Other names for it include moorcock or moorfowl.