Target news: Birmingham 2022 shooting talks continue

Commonwealth Games Federation president, Dame Louise Martin, says she is determined to have shooting involved in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. She was due to attend an ISSF meeting on 7 December and was “committed to working together to find

The Shooting Show – oilseed pigeon shooting with Geoff Garrod

Geoff’s back, and he has some winter crop protection to do. The pigeons are hammering an oilseed crop field, and as Geoff shows, the damage they can do even in a single day is staggering. So it’s time to stoke

SPONSORED: Last minute RUAG Christmas gift guide

With only a couple of weeks to go until Christmas, here is a list of last minute gift ideas from RUAG to help finish your festive shopping. Just click on the images to see the item on RUAG’s website Bergara


Love at first Sightline!

The next generation of affordable NV is here: it’s the Yukon Sightline and Chris Parkin finds himself truly enamoured The Yukon Photon has been a superb first step into the night vision world for more than five years, and as

Savage speed-test

Mike Powell tests a Savage semi-auto the best way he knows how: By expending large amounts of .22LR ammo The bolt in the closed position. Note the Accutrigger and Picatinny rail Semi-automatic .22LR rifles have always had a big following;

The calibre hunter

Byron Pace assesses the performance of a lesser-known alternative to the .375 H&H For the last few months I have been in Africa, spending much of that time walking with some of the biggest and most dangerous animals on the


Stalking essentials, as chosen by our contributors (part 4)

This is our fourth and final part in the stalking essentials series, as chosen by Sporting Rifle’s contributors. Last time, we heard from Byron Pace regarding essential mountain hunting gear, and in our final bumper part, we have picks from

Under the turbines with Chris Dalton

Accompanied by canine charge Zosia, GBSA shortlisted Chris Dalton takes a rare opportunity to stalk solo in a wind farm that’s open to him for just three days. Chris Dalton has been nominated for Pro Stalker of the Year at

Stalking essentials, as chosen by our contributors (part 3)

This is part three in our four part series of essential gear, as chosen by our Sporting Rifle contributors. Yesterday we hard from Paul Childerley on lowland stalking. This time it’s the turn of Byron Pace to give us the

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