The importance of rifle fit

As we all know, getting a gun that fits properly will help your shooting in leaps and bounds. However, when it comes to rifles, we often neglect this important aspect which can lead to some bad habits creeping in that will affect your accurate shooting.

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Using airguns as part of squirrel conservation

JDJ Braithwaite reports on the role of modern thermal imaging technology and its use when coupled with airgun hunting methods for the humane removal of grey squirrels from our woodlands. He talks about his experience and the issues he faces in his local town, Lakeland.

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Long delays in Scottish firearms licensing are unacceptable

Delays of up to nine months in processing firearms licence applications and renewals by Police Scotland have been described as unacceptable by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). Applications for the grant and renewal of firearm and shotgun licences should be processed within a few weeks but a backlog is building up in Scotland.

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Airgun professionals hit the mark with BASC Scotland

Professional pest controllers were put through their paces with airguns at a training day held by BASC Scotland. Airgun shooting is an integral part of pest control and professionals need to be able to demonstrate high standards of skill and safety.

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