News

Gun of the Week: CZ 527 Varmint

Mike Powell is here with his latest rifle review, and this time he’s testing out this week’s Gun of the Week, the CZ 527 Varmint. Over the many years that I’ve been shooting, one make of rifle seems to have

Why the countryside can’t operate under Packham’s flag of peace

So, Chris Packham wants a truce. He wants to be shooting’s friend and offer us a way to salvation; a way out of the troubles he insists are leading us down the path to our own destruction. Or is he

Voting shelved on Europe-wide lead shot ban

In a dramatic intervention by the Czech Republic the European Commission was forced to drop a vote by EU member state representatives on illogical and premature proposals that could have banned the use and possession of lead shot across huge

Interviews

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

GMK MD Karl Waktare – the GTN interview

The managing director of GMK, Karl Waktare, tells us how the distributors are getting on in the face of coronavirus, and why he has decided to seek nomination to the BASC council. Tell us a little bit about GMK? GMK

CPSA CEO Iain Parker – GTN interview

After an intervention that certainly did his sport no harm, we catch up with Iain Parker, the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association CEO and ask him about the present, and future, of the sport. Last month, the CEO of the CPSA,

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Laws around gun customisation with Stuart Farr

Stuart Farr looks at the laws around gun customisation and reveals why for legal reasons the practice isn’t as widespread as it should be. Recognising, of course, the lockdown introduced to address Covid-19 has had an adverse impact on many

What will retail look like as lockdown eases?

“So, this masked man walks into a gunshop,” may sound like the start of a bad joke, but it could be about to get deadly serious. Stuart Farr explores some of the issues that may face retailers when they reopen

Legal advice for the firearms industry during coronavirus

Stuart Farr investigates the potential legal responsibilities that the firearms industry could face in the wake of Covid-19 disruptions. It’s not all just about shortages of pasta, rice or loo rolls. Personally, I have few of these items left but

Market Opportunities

Best stalking boots – some of the best options on the market

Looking for new hunting clothes? There’s an incredible variety of stalking boots to keep you on track in the coming months. Catalyst Defiant 10” GTX When it comes to hunting clothes, The Catalyst VX Defiant 10” GTX is the ideal

Best kit for red stag stalking

It’s finally time to go out and bag one of the highland’s finest creatures, but what gear should you take with you? Remington Model Seven “Handles like a sports car, hits like a freight train”, the advertising boasts and the

What are the best airgun pellets? Mike Morton tests some top picks

Wondering what airgun pellets to be taking a look at? Wonder no more, as Mike Morton has been running a regular test of the best… Rifle Premium Series Round .177 Manufactured by Brazilian company Rifle (www.rifle.ind.br) these airgun pellets have

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