News

Calls To Review Gamebird Guidance

BASC is preparing to engage in a Defra review on the way in which the release of gamebirds on or near protected sites in England is managed following a proposed legal challenge. Defra has said this will not result in

Target shooting comes to NAEC

The UK’s first show dedicated to Target Shooting and all its various disciplines is set to debut next month. Combining all aspects of target shooting, from airguns to .50 caliber long range precision shooting, the Target Shooting Show will unite

BASC to challenge ‘misinformed’ anti-shooting motion at public council hearing

In the latest development of BSS Liverpool’s cancellation, BASC has accepted an invitation from the Mayor of Liverpool to address the full City Council and speak against an anti-shooting motion.  The motion, which is due to be debated and voted

Interviews

The GTN Interview: Swazi’s Davey Hughs

As Swazi celebrates its 25th anniversary, owner and founder Davey Hughes reflects on a remarkable journey. If you ask Davey Hughes to name his company’s official birthday, he recalls it as if it were his first-born child – 10 October 1994.

GTN visits Blaser

Colin Fallon joins Frederic Hanner, the new CEO of the Blaser Group in the UK, as he sets out his vision for the future of brands such as Blaser, Mauser, Sauer and Minox. We are all guilty of mindlessly clearing

Tricks Of The Raytrade

Ollie Harvey goes walkabout with James Nicholson and Steve Kelly, the leading men at Raytrade UK Raytrade UK was founded and incorporated in back in April 2016, and quickly set about recruiting leading brands for wholesale into the UK.  Raytrade’s

Comment

Martians and Malware

Prevention is better than cure, says Stuart Farr as he argues the case for greater protection against cybercrime By the time you read this article, we will have sworn in a new Prime Minister and regardless of what political camp

General consensus

Pest birds are once again covered under a set of new general licences supplied by Defra; but how does the trade view the new legislation?  It appears progress has been made since Defra released three new general licenCes on 14

Climate change: Stuart Farr looks at the bigger picture

Amid recent general licence frustrations, Brexit uncertainty and controversy at Downing Street, Stuart Farr warns that we should not lose sight of the things that truly matter. Can you imagine yourself for a moment standing on the planet Mars? Assume

Market Opportunities

Market Ops: Even more game shooting accessories

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Market Ops: Game shooting accessories

If you’re planning a day in the field, then gear up to the teeth with this extensive list of products that are ideal for a day outdoors. Catalyst Defiant 10” GTX The Catalyst VX Defiant 10” GTX is the ideal

SPONSORED: Introducing Derya Shotguns!

The new range of Turkish shotguns from Derya are available now through UK distributor RUAG Ammotec Derya Arms was established in 1998 and provide a range of guns for hunting, sport and competition shooters. The product range covers single shot

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