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Zamberlan Boots

Zamberlan boots GMK have announced the flagship launch of the Zamberlan sporting boots line to the UK country market. Combining traditional craftsmanship with technical innovation, Zamberlan produce a range of premium boots, tried and tested across Europe’s alpine foothills. Designed

Longthorne Invest In The Future

To continue creating high-quality shotguns, the team at Longthorne Gunmakers have recently invested heavily in the future of the company by installing new machinery and offering exciting apprenticeship opportunities. Recognising the importance of investing in their staff, Longthorne have recently

Rural Communities Support Foxhounds

Over 250 hunts gathered at Boxing Day and New Years Day meets as they were celebrated by the farmers and landowners on whose land they protect livestock, game and other ground nesting birds. This support is contrary to the League

Interviews

Rub of the Green

In an age where we are all trying to purge our homes of manmade plastics and constantly obsessing over natural products and their provenance, not many people realise that the humble Wellington boot offers consumers yet another chance for mindful

Voice Of The Trade

Tucked in the shadows of Tewkesbury Abbey, you will find the headquarters of the Gun Trade Association. Nearby, Simon West is getting used to his new position as Director of the Association. It has been just three months since he

Mods That Rock

UK Custom Shop has established its name by creating moderators built to last. Their Wildcat range has continued to grow since Andrew and Carole Banner launched the Predator model over 20 years ago, with more recent additions keeping the range

Comment

Retail Armageddon

In December it started to become apparent that a decision had been made to step-up preparations for a no-deal Brexit amid uncertainty over the fate of Theresa May’s proposed exit deal. With only two months until the UK formally withdraws

Setting the Standard

The major auction houses all had good pre-Christmas sales to round off 2018, from the intimate to the gargantuan. Beginning with Bonhams, who set the bar at the end of November, Jonathan Downs explores how the estimates fared Bonhams, Knightsbridge

End Of The ISSF Saga?

The ISSF narrowly avoided an uncertain future on 30 November when it elected Vladimir Lisin as its new president. The Russian, formerly head of the European Shooting Confederation, was the preferred candidate of the outgoing president Olegario Vazquez Raña, who

Market Opportunities

Apex Airglo

Hunters know that most pests can quickly pick up a scent, easily sabotaging any attempt to clear out vermin. This is why Napier has developed a Trail Marker and Wind Indicator; the Airglo. Designed to be quick and easy to

Konus M30 1.5-6×44

This 30mm tube 1.5-6×44 scope is an affordable yet effective choice for budget-conscious foxers. This ticks all the boxes for close and mid-range pest control as well as being a solid deer stalking choice. One scope for all your hunting

Hull High Pheasant

This cartridge aims to provide the performance of a 70mm load in a case suitable for fine guns with minimum 65mm chamber. It has a biodegradable fibre wad and hardened shot to reduce pellet deformation for uniform dense patterns at

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