News

Gun of the Week: Browning B525 SL

Becky McKenzie is drawn to the look of the distinctive grey laminated Browning Sporter, but will she likes how it shoots? Read her review of this weeks Gun of the Week, the Browning B525 SL to find out! I spied

Are deer management targets achievable without thermals?

In his first column for GTN, Dr Al Gabriel, BASC council member, molecular biologist at Newcastle University and keen deer stalker, wonders whether thermals are really a good thing, and whether he could hit his deer management targets without them.

BREAKING: IWA OutdoorClassics 2021 cancelled

The 2021 edition of the biggest European shooting, hunting and country lifestyle trade show of the year, IWA, has been cancelled. For the second time since March, IWA has been left with no choice but to cancel their 2021 show

Interviews

GTN Quick Quiz: Simon West

Our new regular quiz where we ask a leading industry figure some daft and not-so-daft questions and find out a bit more about them. Simon West OBE is a familiar and friendly face to everyone in the gun trade, he’s

Behind the scenes at BSA – the GTN interview

We got the opportunity this month to sit down and virtual chat to managing director Simon Moore and head of sales and marketing Jon Hatton about the recent and less recent history of this fine old British brand. BSA has

BioAmmo founder Enrique López-Pozas Lanuza interview

With biodegradable BioAmmo finally hitting the shelves in the UK, GTN caught up with founder Enrique López-Pozas Lanuza and asked about the journey to this point. “I would not have made it through without my beautiful wife”, BioAmmo founder Enrique

Comment

Mat Manning’s thoughts on the rise of airgun slugs

Mat Manning shares his thoughts on the rapidly increasing popularity of airgun slugs, what they offer for shooters and what that could mean to the trade. Anyone with a connection to the airgunning grapevine will know that airgun slug ammunition

How will field sports do during the recession?

Roger Williams suggests that UK field sports have the strength to weather the recently announced recession, and are well placed compared to international rivals. The UK has suffered a 20.4 per cent decline in output during the second quarter of

What are the implications of face masks to the gun trade?

Stuart Farr reveals the rules and regulations behind the latest anti-Covid measure: face masks, and discusses their implications for the trade. I understand how many of you must be feeling at the present time. Yes, I agree, it does seem

Market Opportunities

Market opportunities: Night shooting gear

From lamps to night vision and thermal imaging, here’s a roundup of the illuminating equipment night shooters will be buying this winter Pulsar Axion Key XM30  One of the smallest thermal imagers to be designed by Pulsar to date, the

Ammunition: Our best picks

Centerfires, rimfires, pellets: you name it and we have it, in this metallic ammunition round-up Power Pellets Power Pellets have achieved outstanding results in competition and field and are pre-treated with Napier’s acclaimed Power Pellet Lube. The benefits of using

Best kit for night shooting

As the nights draw in, more and more shooters will be tempted with their first foray into night vision or thermal imaging, or they may just stick with a torch. But with the night market expanding so fast, where do

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