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.
Young Shots Journalist Euan Trower writes about how society started to appreciate local nature far more during the Covid-19 lockdown. Easily accessible nature spots are now busier than ever. But is it really a good thing?
BASC Young Shots Journalist Edward Lyon never had much interest in cooking. However, looking for things to do during Covid-19 lockdown, he realised that cooking is an essential part of getting the game he shoots from field to fork – something he’s very passionate about. He decided to try preparing a game pie and the result was much better than he expected.
The current lockdown situation is disrupting many people’s lives but is absolutely necessary in order to overcome this virus, says Edward Lyon.
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.