On 30 November, I got my first invitation to a game day from my friend Jacob. I was keen to take my gun out and experience pheasant shooting.
When I had my first article published for Young Shots this time last year, I couldn’t have imagined the opportunities that awaited me.
Newton Rigg College is a campus in Penrith, which is part of Askham Bryan College. The game and wildlife department there is currently celebrating its 25th year of operations and I was delighted to be invited to experience first-hand what life is like for the game and wildlife students.
If you are interested in working gundogs be sure to visit Crufts this year.
I recently attended a pheasant shoot at Normanhurst estate in East Sussex.
I have been a very keen volunteer in the BASC North region for several years; however, the amount of shooting that I have been doing myself has been extremely limited.
British countryside and shooting through Euan’s eyes.
Environmental problems associated with worldwide overuse of plastics, and in particular single use plastics, are now regularly highlighted by mainstream and social media. Media images are often distressing as they portray the environmental impact on various habitats whether on land or within the Earth’s precious waters.
In April this year, many young farmers came together at clay grounds around England and Wales for the county competitions.