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Shooting and rural organisations call for transition away from lead ammunition

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), British Game

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First steps into foxing

Robert Bucknell relates his early days in the foxing world – and gives some invaluable advice on how you can get into the sport today I am extremely lucky in that, being brought up on a farm, the countryside was

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Management for survival

Sustainable use is about more than giving hunters what they want, says Byron Pace – it is vital for supporting local communities. Rain is something I am normally all too happy to see stop. We are used to it in

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Get ready for the British Shooting Show

The ‘jewel in the crown’ of British shooting shows and game fairs is back – here’s how the show will shape up in 2020. At this year’s British Shooting Show will also be the Great British Shooting Awards! For more

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Mixed views on wildlife sentences

Scotland’s plans to toughen up on wildlife crime have come under scrutiny at a round-table discussion in Holyrood. Credit: Wikimedia / Klaus with K The proposals, made as part of the Animals and Wildlife (Protections, Penalties and Powers) (Scotland) Bill,

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Conservation: Facing the future

From the heart of Africa, Byron Pace catches up on the most recent news for wildlife and what that means for the future Never did I think I would find Johannesburg a tranquil place. If it wasn’t for seeing my

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It’s official – science supports hunting

More than a hundred scientists have declared that they back hunting, saying the evidence is in favour of its conservation benefits. In a letter published in Science magazine, the group of scientists responded to recent calls on the UK government

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From the Archives: Early season driven grouse on Farndale Moor

The grouse season is in full swing here in 2019, but for From the Archives, we’re taking you back to 2017 to revisit how director Pete Carr got on during a day of driven grouse. We’ve assembled the crack shots

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Posted in The Shooting Show

SPONSORED: BDS at the Game Fair

Visit the British Deer Society at stand number N1429  Come and meet the BDS team at this year’s Game Fair, where they will be launching the new BDS Deer App with the team ready to give you a demo on

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Napier announces new group of field experts

Move over Justice League, because Napier of London have announced the formation of a new group of industry professionals dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in field sports. For some time Napier has benefited from feedback from a number of

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