Simon Ward questions the wisdom of presenting very high pheasants and partridges, and wonders if we've perhaps taken things a step too far.
Mastering the art of judging range, line and speed is vital to good shooting. To practice the accurate judging of range will be of great benefit whether you are shooting sporting clays, woodpigeons, or game in season.
Simon Ward on the simple route to better shooting - getting your gun fitted. Here he explains the benefits of having a gun that fits you properly and what to look out for.
Laurie Hart gives the answer to five common queries (and misunderstandings) about guns, ammunition and choke.
Top UK instructor Simon Ward offers 20 invaluable tips that could transform your partridge shooting season from blank to brilliant.
Chris Batha looks at the two main styles taught by modern shooting schools for taking really high pheasants, and asks the question: which one is more effective?
Richard Rawlingson believes that we should all have enough knowledge to make an informed choice when it comes to shot size, loads and choke. Respect for our quarry demands it.
Driven grouse shooting is unique and unlike all other forms of game shooting. The secret is to use a controlled yet aggressive style, shooting instinctively and trusting yourself to pull the trigger on first aim without hesitation.
How to come to terms with high flying pheasants, by Simon Ward. Photography by Simon Everett.