Game shooting

Find out everything you need to know about game shooting, from getting started to what you can shoot, right through to honing your skills.

What is game shooting?

Game shooting is enjoyed by thousands of people from all walks of life. Game shooting includes walked-up, rough and driven days taking wild quarry.

Game shooting generally refers to the shooting of hares, pheasants, partridges and grouse and brings vital income to rural communities. Most importantly, shooting provides something very special for the table. Game meat is natural, wild, healthy and delicious.

Land managed for game shooting provides huge benefits to the environment. Practices that come about due to game shooting, such as the planting of cover crops, boost biodiversity. It  resource in promoting biodiversity and assisting the UK to achieve the targets set in national and local biodiversity action plans.

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By joining BASC, you will be funding projects which are helping to save some of the UK's most threatened species.

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