Tag Archives: Shooting

Beginner’s Guide to Breeding Gundogs

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Breeding gun dogs may appeal to you after you have been an owner of one for many years. Whether or not you are familiar with everything involved, it should first be said it is a huge undertaking, and you’ll need to commit a large amount of time and care to the well-being of these animals. Continue Reading →

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

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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 →

10 golden rules for shooting

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As hunting season creeps in with the arrival of September soon to come, let’s take a look at ten of the golden rules for going on a shoot and handling any form of firearm. Whether you are a beginner looking for tips on how to start or a seasoned pro wanted a re-cap on the some of Continue Reading →

10 Things To Do Before A Shoot

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As the roaring Glorious Twelfth approaches once again, the long summer of rabbit and Pigeon soon to be a thing of the past, we thought it would be an appropriate time to look at our ten things we do before a shoot. A simple guide for guns old and an insight for new guns alike. Continue Reading →

Open your eyes to the latest expert advice on shooting technique

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For many, many years, we have been taught and trained to believe that shooting with only one eye open is the best way to hit the target. Usually the dominant eye is chosen to give you the most accurate view, or so we have been told, but the experts are now advising that we need Continue Reading →

Shooting voted the third most popular recreational activity in National Parks survey

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A survey held recently revealed an incredible amount of support for recreational activities such as shooting and walking. The Campaign for National Parks survey was made up of a list of 23 different activities, and each were voted for by those living and working both inside and outside of one of the 15 National Park Continue Reading →

The Glorious Twelfth is nearly upon us

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The twelfth of August may just sound like a normal day, but it is actually the start of something that has a huge impact on the wild birds of Britain. We have taken a look below at what the Glorious Twelfth is, and how it impacts the UK. What is the Glorious Twelfth? The Glorious Continue Reading →

Keeping warm this winter

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The winter season may appear to get in the way of going out and shooting or beating, however, with the right equipment, it is something you can do all year round. Here’s how to brave the elements and enjoy a winter’s day in the country:

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.

Strong grouse season predicted on Glorious Twelfth

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This year’s grouse shooting season looks set to be a memorable one if the nation’s best gamekeepers are proved to be correct. With the Glorious Twelfth celebrated today, gamekeepers say prospects for the season look good thanks to the mild winter and warm spring we’ve experienced this year. While those conditions are believed to have Continue Reading →