This year’s Crufts was a different experience than in previous years. Maybe because I am older and looking at it from a more mature perspective.
BASC Young Shot Edward Lyon writes about the importance of pest control during lambing season and vitality of keeping dogs under control.
The end of the shooting season doesn’t mean there is nothing to do. Conservation efforts keep most shooters busy in the off season, says Lewis Bretherton.
Young Shots journalist Edward Lyon writes about choosing his first gun and how important it is to take your time and always buy from reputable gun shops.
My dad and I love the outdoors and we can often be out for hours at a time and in all weather conditions. We often end up in the middle of nowhere too.
With the shooting season coming to an end soon, many pickers up are introducing their young gundogs to retrieving game and having them sit behind the drive to observe experienced dogs work the field.
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.