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The DNA Hunting Film Festival – A first for the UK

A first for the UK, the Pace Brothers and The Northern Shooting Show present the DNA Hunting Film Festival. We want you to share with the world great stories. Stories which showcase the very best of what it means to be a hunter in...

Swazi launches the new Kagoule lightweight, wind and waterproof hunting anorak

Respected around the globe, the New Zealand clothing brand Swazi Apparel has recently unveiled their latest technical jacket for active hunters – The Kagoule anorak. Made from Swazi’s three-layer AEGIS® knit fabric, the Kagoule is lightweight weighing only 880g, with a roomy upper body and...

ELEY HAWK RELEASE THE COLLECTORS EDITION GRAND PRIX PAPER CASE CARTRIDGE

Eley Hawk is proud to announce the launch of a limited run of the Collector's Edition Grand Prix paper case cartridge. With just 24 000 cartridges made, each one is loaded in the old style orange paper case and each "pegamoid" dipped with special...

Instinctive Speed by the SAUER SL5

Who hasn’t wished for a semi-auto after firing two shots and birds are coming in? The new SAUER SL5 is all about “Instinctive Speed, Timeless Elegance”. When our journalist was invited in Germany by SAUER, we were thinking of a bolt-action rifle or possibly...

The Glorious 12th Grouse Race at the Gleneagles

When an invitation to Gleneagles arrived at my desk, I naturally assumed it was a case of mistaken identity. Gleneagles? I scoffed. I don’t play golf! For golfers in tartan trousers was the only image I was able to conjure when I imagined Gleneagles. Gleneagles...

W.Horton & Sons – From the old days looking over the horizon

The 'Horton' family has a long history of the Birmingham Gun trade going back to the 1750's with Joshua James Horton. Son of Joshua, Isaac James Horton was one of the original Birmingham gun makers who part funded and lobbied Government for the creation...

Rare .550 flintlock service-pistol to be auctioned by Holts

Although it is not a hunting firearm, it is surely a must have for any firearm collecting enthusiast. On Thursday 21st of September, Holts Auctioneers’ are selling a very rare .550 flintlock service pistol model ‘William IV Sea-Service’. Lot 483, is a service pistol which dates...

Woodpigeon tutorials – Hide building and Safety

This week we shall be looking at hide construction and safety once we're inside. The main point of any hide building exercise is to put a barrier between ourselves and the pigeons that will be approaching, the humble woodpigeon knows every inch of its...

Lisa Taylor’s NiteSite experience

One of the most effective pest control systems for sure is during the night. Today’s technologies are more efficient which are effective for night time viewing. Whether it is night vision IR technology, Thermal technology or Digital technology surely is one of the best...

Karl Olsen explains what is flight lining…

This is the art of finding point A and point B and ambush the pigeons somewhere in between, they may be heading from a roost site to a field to feed or a field to an area they can drink, whatever the scenario some...