Werritty report brings uncertainty

A government-led review of grouse moor management stopped short of recommending a ban on driven grouse shooting – but rural groups warn it could still lead to ‘seismic’ change for grouse moors in Scotland.  The Werritty Review, which has now

Introduce a friend to BASC and win prizes

When a BASC member refers a friend to the organisation, both of them will be entered into Member Get A Member draw to win exclusive prizes.

New BASC service bypasses unhelpful GPs

Applicants being let down and delayed by unhelpful GPs during the firearms licensing process can make use of a new, dedicated BASC service


A glimpse of history

Ray Garner looks to the past – and looks through a Schmidt & Bender 425 Leichtmetall M riflescope. Marketing folk tell us that in order to sell something, you must first of all give it a name. And Leichtmetall M

Gun review: Tactical triumph

Chris Parkin finds himself warming to American scopes as he reviews the Bushnell Elite Tactical DMR II in 3.5-21×50. This is my third encounter with Bushnell’s Elite Tactical range, and I was pleased to report this latest unit has exceeded

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


How to stay safe when solo stalking using Trackplot

Trackplot is a complete lone worker monitoring solution offering a range of communication methods

Eight times the appeal

An eight-factor mag scope at this price point could be a revolution – Chris Parkin sees if the Nikko Stirling Octa lives up to the hype. As the years and technology have rolled along, we have become more accustomed to

Glass for the glen

Get spying with these binoculars, which boast the optical quality and stability you need for hind stalking on the hill. Vortex Fury HD 5000 Two of the most important pieces of hunting gear combined into one powerful, long-ranging unit, Fury

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