Thank God for spring! Since February 2 I have been willing the days to lengthen, eager for the longer evenings which allow us to sit outside with a glass of something sparkly.
Ladies in the field
Back in November, my very good friend Claire Sadler and I went to the States to meet some of our American members.
Victoria's secrets - For me, there is nothing better than shooting in a team full of ladies on a driven day. The banter, the laughs and that much-loved camaraderie amongst the girls just can’t be beaten, making for a thoroughly jolly affair and an excellent day’s sport.
Victoria Knowles-Lacks, founder of The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club, lists 10 things that all women entering the shooting field should know and adhere to.
On Saturday, June 11, just shy of 1,400 ladies from the UK and further afield turned up to 24 clay grounds across the country to take part in the second National Ladies' Shooting Day, organised by Victoria Knowles-Lacks of the Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club.
Fieldsports Magazine’s Bethan Watson relives her first clay shooting experience with The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club and describes how she’s well and truly caught the shooting bug!
Always fancied having a go at clay shooting but never known where to start? Here are some simple tips to get you rolling...
Have you ever had something so precious – yet deemed useless, scruffy or outdated by your peers – that you wouldn't dream of throwing away?
For the eager fisherman who cannot wait until the following season, grayling fishing might just be the answer.
Charlie Coups recounts the agony of losing her first ever salmon, and the ecstasy of going home triumphant, just hours later.
Having never experienced the thrill of grouse shooting before, Rachel Carrie found that it was worth the wait. But she also received a stark reminder of the threat that all forms of shooting are continually under in the UK...
American sportsmen and women have long been welcome and popular guests on English and Scottish grouse moors, says David S. D. Jones.
For previous Really Wild Future Face of Fieldsports winner Ella Morgan, nothing could have prepared her for a first day’s driven grouse shooting.
Gundogs have been a way of life for the Duchess of Devonshire for as long she can remember. Mike Barnes spoke to her about her love of country sports.
An incredible caster, steelhead legend, conservation activist and whirlwind of energy. Matt Harris meets the hugely talented April Vokey on Norway’s fabulous Gaula River.
In Part 2 of our Top 10 Hens, the country’s leading female Shots share advice for ladies who are keen to take up shooting and discuss how they would make the sport more appealing to them.
Every shooting man’s worst nightmare – having to shoot in a team with this lot! We give you the Fieldsports selection of the finest female game Shots in the country.