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The Shooting Show – wondrous Welsh driven game shooting

Our destination for the day is Llechweddygarth, another Welsh estate that’s in the true premier league of British game shoots. Gerwyn is our gun, and he’s loaded up with Eley Zeniths and ready to go. Let’s see how he fares

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The Shooting Show – spectacular high-bird shooting at Brigands

We’ve sent the camera team to Brigands, one of the prestigious shoots in the land and home to some classic Welsh high pheasants. Who better to tackle them than Gerwyn Jones, who puts his shooting skills – and his Eley

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Fight back against NRW shooting ban

BASC, the Countryside Alliance and the NGO have joined forces to mount a legal challenge against Natural Resources Wales’ decision to ban shooting on its land.

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Shooters in shock at Welsh turnaround

Wales is to stop commercial shooting on its public land, in a dramatic u-turn that ignores the results of a consultation that said shooting should continue. Natural Resources Wales, a Welsh government-sponsored body, voted to end the shooting leases on

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NEW! The Shooting Show – extreme long range with the Swarovski X5 scope

Mark Ripley is a man used to a long-range shot or two – so we’ve carted him off to WMS in Wales for a 900-yard plink. And we’ve got the perfect tool for the job: The Swarovski X5 riflescope, which

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BASC ‘strongly opposes’ Hunting Act

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has today released a statement proclaiming its opposition to the Hunting Act. The Act, which was introduced in 2004 following intense lobbying from animal rights activists, banned the hunting of wild mammals with dogs

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Ash dieback spreads in Wales

The ash tree disease Chalara fraxinea enters 2013 with a vengeance and three new confirmed sites in Wales. The three newly confirmed areas are recently planted sites in private woodland located in Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion. The young trees have been

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How small is too small?

David Barrington Barnes considers the minimum calibres for shooting deer in the various parts of the UK, where although the law may be straightforward, opinions vary hugely

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Badger cull sagas drag on nationwide

Just as a badger cull in Northern Ireland appeared to become more likely, Welsh politicians opted to scrap a badger cull in Wales in favour of vaccination.

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