News

Harrier troubles

A hen harrier tagged by the RSPB went missing near a grouse moor on 12 August, reigniting the war of words between the charity and shooters. The RSPB’s Ian Thomson was quoted by the BBC saying the bird: “joins the

Green light for Steyr

The National Ballistics Intelligence Service has confirmed that the Steyr LP50 pistol is not a Section 5 or Section 1 pistol, and therefore its use can continue. NABIS had confiscated LP50s and parts from the headquarters of Steyr UK earlier

EU report revives shadow of lead ban

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has tabled new proposals for a blanket ban on lead ammunition on wetlands. The proposal would restrict not only shooting with lead shot in wetland areas, but also carrying it. This has led to the

Interviews

A Capital Idea

Omni Capital’s managing director Michael Bevan tells GTN about bringing modern finance options to the world of field sports.

The Great Danes

Seeland International’s Simon Esnouf is riding the crest of a wave that’s only set to grow. Jacob Barlow talks to him about the road to success.

West’s Next Steps

Gun Trade News interviews charismatic Air Arms MD Claire West

Comment

Who ate all the lies?

Caroline Roddis brings you the latest anti-shooting vitriol, and the
strange case of Arsenal and MOTV

Green light for Steyr

The National Ballistics Intelligence Service has confirmed that the Steyr LP50 pistol is not a Section 5 or Section 1 pistol, and therefore its use can continue. NABIS had confiscated LP50s and parts from the headquarters of Steyr UK earlier

Pulling The Trigger

As the snap general election looms, Stuart Farr looks at the issue that started it all – Brexit – and what it’s likely to mean for the UK gun trade

Market Opportunities

Zeiss Conquest V6

Situated in the ‘upper middle class’ price bracket, Zeiss’s latest addition is a six-factor Conquest scope, available in three models: 1.1-6×24, 2-12×50 and 2.5-15×56. Incorporating Zeiss’s bullet drop compensator, and with an auto-illuminated dot reticle with motion sensor dictation shut-off,

Napier Truck Click

The follow-up to the Auto Click, Napier’s Truck Click converts any pickup into a full suspended gralloching rig, attaching securely to the tow ball. It’s a versatile unit, able to hold up even the weightiest carcase, and fitting to just

IWA Roundup: Helia scopes

Kahles has revamped its Helia range, now offering a full complement of 5x zoom scopes. There’s a 1-5×24 model for driven shooting, plus 2-10×50 and 2.4-12×56 for more standard stalking encounters. With a reticle in the second focal plane, the

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