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UK Game Fair unites gun trade

The biggest names in shooting, fishing and hunting are signing up to exhibit at the UK Game Fair, taking place 22-24 July at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. With manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the shooting industry all keen to get

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Viking Arms trade day returns

Viking Arms is hosting another of its trade events at Swinton Park in North Yorkshire, 22-23 May. The trade-only event, which the Gun Trade News team attended in 2015, serves as a platform for Viking Arms to launch its new

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BASC gives guidance on Scottish airgun law

With airgun licensing set to come into force in Scotland this year, the British Association of Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has updated its guidance on the subject, helping shooters and businesses keep up-to-date with the new legislation. Airgun owners will

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Home Office revamps firearms licensing

As of 1 April changes have been implemented to the firearms licensing process that include notifications of firearms ownership for doctors. These changes come in response to recommendations put forwards by coroners, medical professionals and the Independent Police Complaints Commission

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The latest issue of Game Fair Gazette is out now!

The April edition of Game Fair Gazette has been released, keeping you up to date with the latest UK Game Fair announcements and fieldsports news. Distributed widely to shooting grounds, gun shops, fishing stores, country clothing retailers and other key rural businesses, the

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Webwatch: Marksman Pellets

Lincoln Jeffries, manufacturer of the famous Marksman airgun pellets since 1932, has launched a new website. A well-known landmark to many shooters in Birmingham, the company, which produces domed and pointed pellets in .177, .22 and .25 calibres for all types of airguns, will now be

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IWA round-up: Swarovski

Swarovski’s impressive stand proved to be a show highlight at IWA 2016, as the optics company launched a whole new range of scopes called the Z8i. With eight times zoom, these riflescopes feature improved optical quality and contrast, which, in

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IWA round-up: Fiocchi

This year Fiocchi is celebrating its 140th anniversary and has released special edition anniversary cartridges to mark the occasion. The anniversary cartridges are available in the Golden and Official clay cartridge lines, used by international clay champions. For hunters, the anniversary

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IWA round-up: FLIR

FLIR was showcasing its range of thermal imaging units at IWA 2016, and had the new Scout TK handheld device on display. The Scout TK is remarkably compact and lightweight, weighing just 170-grams. The interface is simple and user-friendly, using

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IWA round-up: Deerhunter

Danish clothing brand Deerhunter had a new jacket on display – plus there’s news of two tweed jackets set to hit the shops this autumn. The Highland jacket, designed for game shooters, will be in stores by this September, and

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