News

Grouse-shoot licensing petition escalated to Cabinet Secretary

The Scottish parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee met on Tuesday 23 May to discuss a petition from Logan Steele, lodged on behalf of the Scottish Raptor Study Group, which describes itself as, “A network of…

Northern Shooting Show: Leupold LTO Tracker

Optics maker Leupold has made the jump into thermal imaging with this extremely affordable, handheld spotting unit. Boasting a 600-metre maximum range, it’ll function for foxing out to just over 100 metres. Distributor Viking Arms says it’s ideal as a

Northern Shooting Show: Nocturna

New from the NiteSite stable, this handheld night vision unit is geared primarily towards the security market – but as NiteSite’s Tyrel Berry told us, it’s finding use in the hunting market too. “It’s like our Spotter Xtreme but more

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

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

Semi-auto air pistols at risk

A test case could result in many air pistols being banned following a seizure by North Yorkshire police last year.

At a loss on the continent

A short investigation into the progress of the EU firearms directive, and the recent ECR conference about the issues it raises

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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