Young Shots Journalist interviewed a gamekeeper to find out more about the profession and its crucial role in wildlife management.
Young Shots Journalist looks at the Year of the Gamekeeper and how important it is for us to support the keepers and GWT.
Young Shots Journalist looks at what gamekeeping is all about and why it’s so important for the countryside.
Young Shots Journalist talks about gamekeeping as a profession for the next generation, how attractive it remains for those enjoying the outdoors and how rewarding it is, regardless the hardships involved in it.
Young Shots Journalist Edward Lyon interviews a young shoot manager and friend, Mark Newman, about his experience of running a pheasant shoot.
BASC Young Shots Journalist Euan Trower talks with Stephanie Berkeley from the Farm Safety Foundation about the extremely important, and often overlooked, issue of mental health of lone workers, such as gamekeepers and farmers.
The advert did not give much away. ‘Unknown, 16 Gauge Hammer Shotgun’, said the heading. The firearms dealer, Alan White of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, was really helpful, but he did not know the make, and the gun did not even have a serial number.
Large numbers of people have flocked to the countryside because it was the only real alternative to sitting at home.
I think many gundog owners and trainers would agree that dog training during the lockdown has been quite a challenge.