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Gun of the week: Beretta Silver Pigeon Sporting

This week’s Gun of the Week is the beautiful Beretta Silver Pigeon Sporting, as pictured below… Based on the classic Beretta 686 design, the Silver Pigeon Sporting makes for an excellent budget firearm and is hugely popular with clay shooters

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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.

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Why We Shoot: Future’s new pro-shooting campaign

Launching on 2 November 2020, Why We Shoot is a new collaborative campaign between all the print and digital brands within the newly expanded Future fieldsports portfolio. Why We Shoot aims to raise awareness of the positive ripple effect and

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BASC Ladies’ Star of Shooting awards 2020 open for nominations

With three categories and some fantastic prizes, nominations to the annual BASC Ladies’ Star of Shooting awards have opened. In recognition of outstanding contributions and support to ladies’ shooting the awards enter their fourth year. Owing to their growing success the 2020

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New shooting products for September 2020

All the essential new kit released this month, with details of how to stock it? We’ve got you covered…  Beretta 687 Silver Pigeon III Field As you would expect from Beretta, this gun is beautifully proportioned and balanced. Manufactured from

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New shooting products for August 2020

A veritable smorgasbord of delights this month from the insanely practical to the immensely enjoyable, we’ve something to tempt every budget…  Rigby wine carrier  Clinking bottles and fear of breakages ruining field lunches can now be a thing of the

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Time to reflect

The current pandemic and resulting lockdown of the country has panicked many shoot managers. Many pulled the plug on the upcoming season or substantially reduced operations in a bid to mitigate costs that may not be recouped. Certainly, the number

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Covid-19 guidance visits for shoots launched

BASC is launching free Covid-19 guidance visits to help prepare shoots for the coming season. The Covid-19 guidance visits will help shoots form their own individual risk assessments depending on their situation and demonstrate how risks can be reduced in line

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Shooting and rural organisations call for transition away from lead ammunition

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), British Game

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Collins Nets – your one stop shop for Game Rearing supplies!

Collins Nets is a family owned and run company specialising in the manufacture and supply of nets and a full range of associated Gamekeeping essentials all of which can be found in the 2020 Game Rearing Catalogue. In the catalogue,

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