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The Shooting Show – high seat fox shoot PLUS latest on lead ban plans

This week we get both a DIY class and a shooting masterclass as Stuart Wilson embarks on a new high seat build. With that in progress, he finds time for a vigil on one of his existing high seats for

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Lead: “Further restrictions are likely”

Shooting organisations admit “further restrictions are likely” on lead shot and lead-based rifle ammo, but say they are working “to secure the future of shooting” Responding to an article in The Times calling for the use of lead to stop,

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Learning to Shoot, Digweed Style!

Move over Percy Stanbury, George Digweed is teaching the instructors at EJ Churchill to pass on his world-beating technique, and Clay Shooting’s James Marchington has the exclusive. Ask any shooter who they want to shoot like, and nine times out

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LAG to advise against lead

A letter from the chairman of the Lead Ammunition Group to DEFRA secretary of state Liz Truss has confirmed the anti-lead conclusion of the group’s final report – and provoked heavy criticism from shooting organisations and individuals alike. John Swift’s

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NEW! The Shooting Show – Glen Etive stags with a first-time stalker

Glen Etive is the scenic setting for double bass maker and keen shooter George ‘Turkish’ Martin’s first red stag stalk. With keeper Mark Shone leading him out for three successive days, and with top kit from Deerhunter, RWS and Swarovski

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‘Second report’ crushes LAG credibility

The Lead Ammunition Group (LAG) has come under yet closer scrutiny, as ex-members team up to deliver an alternative report to DEFRA. Members of the group who resigned from the LAG in protest at its “abuses of process” have submitted their own report to DEFRA,

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Letting loose: gun dogs taken off the leash

The decision to let a dog loose to track on its own can be a complex one. Rudi Van Kets considers the things to be aware of

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Austria abandons fight against lead shot

The Austrian government is apparently abandoning research into the phasing-out of lead ammunition

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Shooting representative quits LAG

The executive chairman of the Countryside Alliance has resigned from the Lead Ammunition Group

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Lead shot legalised?

The current ban on lead shot in Norway could be repealed within the year.

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