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The Shooting Show – high-flying late-season game bird shooting

Gerwyn Jones is going home again – he’s headed to Old Long Mountain near Welshpool in Wales for the first of three days’ driven game shooting. With the season nearly at an end, these birds are strong on the wing

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North York Moors economy benefits from good grouse season

There were over 6,500 days of seasonal employment provided in the North York Moors during the grouse season. The local North York Moors community is reflecting on what has been a successful grouse season (Aug 12 –Dec 10), with most estates having

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The Shooting Show – last driven day of the season

In the second of our two-parter from Burton Agnes estate, we’re back out with Rainer on the last day of January. Last week it was walked-up but today we’ve got classic driven game in store. Let’s make this last game

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SGA backs grouse moors

Credit: Flickr / Colin Gregory Scottish gamekeepers have denounced a report produced by the campaign group Revive that advocates licensing or ending driven grouse shooting and replacing grouse moors with natural woodland and scrub. Revive, which is associated with a

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Driven German game!

Paul Childerley gets the privilege of experiencing driven wild game on a prestigious German estate next to the river Rhine Credit:alainolympus / Getty Images The excitement of driven wild boar is a draw for many English hunters nowadays and I

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The Shooting Show – dramatic driven ducks at Cefngwyn Hall

We’re with Gerwyn over in west Wales, at Cefngwyn Hall where owner Charles Grisedale has spent 30 years perfecting a driven duck shoot. It really is something unique – though the ducks are put down, they fly just like wild

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Driven to success

Paul Childerley reports from Germany where, as a guest of optics manufacturer Zeiss, he enjoyed two days’ driven hunting The highlight of my annual hunting calendar is attending the Zeiss Media Hunt in Laubach, Germany. Last December the event was

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Historical hunt

On German ground that has hosted Göring and Honecker as hunting guests in the past, Thomas Nissen experiences what a top-notch driven hunt is like today Germany is a country with great hunting traditions, most of which are probably familiar

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NEW! The Shooting Show – driven grouse in the wind and rain

We’re at Farndale with a star-studded Shooting Show team for a dazzling driven day courtesy of Bernard Moss and co. But the weather isn’t playing ball, and we’re met with horizontal rain and high winds. But clothed in high-spec Deerhunter

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