My name is Edward Lyon and I’m 17. I’m in my first year studying agriculture at Bishop Burton College in Yorkshire. In my spare time, if I’m not shooting, you can usually find me riding my horse or out on a tractor.
My interest in shooting has been a natural progression from bagging the odd rabbit or pigeon on my grandparents’ farm. I then took part in a clay pigeon competition through my local Young Farmers’ Club and ended up qualifying for the national championships with an old 20-bore side-by-side gun. I just missed a placing and so was inspired to buy a 12-bore over-and-under and have joined a local clay shooting club to hone my skills. Over the last year or so, I’ve also developed a keen interest in game shooting after being invited as a guest by a couple of friends. I’m now keen to go beating and learn more about what goes on behind the scenes of a successful shoot.
This will be my second year as a Young Shots Journalist, and I look forward to getting out and about with my gun as much as possible.
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