Sustainable Ammunition Articles

Below is a list of external publications and videos on sustainable ammunition.

Publication Title Author Date
Shooting Times Shooting and rural organisations announce move away from lead ammunition Charlotte Peters February 24, 2020
Sporting Shooter The phasing out of lead shot – Q + A Emily Damment February 24, 2020
The Field Lead shot: answers to the most frequently asked questions The Field February 24, 2020
Fieldsports TV Lead shot ban shock Fieldsports TV February 24, 2020
Fieldsports TV Lead shot: behind the ban Richard Aitkin February 26, 2020
The Field Lead shot: statement issued by UK cartridge manufacturers The Field February 28, 2020
TGS outdoors Will steel shot ruin my barrels? Nick Horten February 28, 2020
Shooting Times Will my shotgun be safe with steel shot cartridges? Graham Downing March 2, 2020
Shooting Times How have other countries coped with the lead ban? Diggory Hadoke March 11, 2020
The Shooting Show Duck Flighting in East Yorkshire Colin Fallon March 15,2020
Shooting Times Testing steel vs lead shot on pigeon Ed Wills March 25, 2020
Fieldsports TV On Test: steel shotgun cartridges on rabbits Simon Whitehead April 15, 2020
Fieldsports TV Steel-proof rabbits Simon Whitehead April 15, 2020
The Shooting Show Pigeon decoying with Geoff Garrod – 100 birds before lockdown Colin Fallon April 20, 2020
Sporting Gun Moving from lead shot to steel – what you need to know Tony Bracci April 28, 2020
Sporting Shooter How to proof your gun for steel shot? Emily Damment May 7, 2020
Sporting Shooter Lead v Steel – what non-lead options are there? Rebecca Green May 7, 2020
Sporting Shooter Can you shoot high pheasants with steel cartridges? Rebecca Green May 15, 2020
Sporting Shooter Lead shot toxicity – the science Rebecca Green May 15, 2020
Sporting Shooter Will switching to steel mean more game in supermarkets? Rebecca Green May 15, 2020
Shooting Times Why biodegradable shot cups are the way ahead for shooting Alasdair Mitchell May 29,2020
The Field Lead shot The Field June 3, 2020
The Shooting Show Pigeon decoying with guru Geoff Garrod Colin Fallon June 15, 2020
Sporting Shooter Life without lead – the Danish perspective Thorkild Ellerbaek June 16, 2020
Shooting Times Two new eco-friendly cartridges launch in the UK Charlotte Peters June 18, 2020
Clay Shooting Will my gun shoot steel? Clay Shooting Q&A Towens July 1, 2020
Shooting Times What did our tester make of the latest ‘eco-cartridges’? Richard Negus July 8, 2020
Fieldsports TV The Big ‘Green’ Shotgun Shell Test Fieldsports TV September 25, 2020
Clay Shooting Magazine Gamebore launch enviro-friendly wads in steel ammo

Towens

Jul 10, 2020
The Field Adapting old guns for Steel The Field August 1, 2020
Shooting Times What are the choices available if you’re looking for lead-free ammunition?

Simon Reinhold

Sept 2, 2020
Fieldsports channel TV How does steel shot effect your barrels Jack Clutterback Sept 26, 2020
Shooting and Conservation To the future

Dr Peter Marshall

Sept 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation Lead the view from Europe Dr David Scallan Sept 26, 2020
Horton Guns We have a solution to the lead ban Oct 20, 2020
Fieldsports Channel What are the best over under shotguns under £2,000 and are they proofed for shooting steel shot? Ian Hodge Oct 20, 2020
The Vintage Gun Journal Vintage Friendly Eco Steel. Latest developments in lead and plastic-free ammunition. Nov 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation One to watch Will Pocklington Nov 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation FAQ – Steel Shot Dr Peter Marshall Nov 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation Copper – A highland stalkers view Sam Thompson Nov 1, 2020

The Guardian

Eu to ban the use of lead shot by wetland bird hunters

Patrick Barkham

Nov 26, 2020

Guns on Pegs

Steel cartridges for older guns

George Browne

Dec 9, 2020

FACE NEWS

What does the new regulations banning lead shot over wetlands mean for Europe’s hunters?

FACE

Dec 3, 2020

TGS Field Tester YouTube video

Eley Grand Prix traditional steel – 65mm cases with Eco Wad

Tony Bromwich

Dec 23, 2020

European Chemical Agency

Lead in shot, bullets and fishing weights.

ECHA

Jan, 2021

Shooting and Conservation

Furthering our Knowledge

Dr Peter Marshall

Jan/Feb, 2021

Shooting and Conservation

In Focus: Shooting after Brexit, part 1

Conor O’Gorman

Jan/Feb, 2021

Magzter

Hand loading harder, denser shot

John Barsness

Feb, 2021

Shooting and Country Sports Blog

Lead unavoidable train crash or a battle for our destiny?

SACS

Feb, 2021

Yorkshireroestalking youtube video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2wtQzvyKD0

Yorkshireroestalking

Feb, 2021

GWCT Blog

An update on the five year transition towards sustainable ammunition.

Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

Feb 21, 2021

BBC News

Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot

Victoria Gil

Feb 24, 2021

Fieldsports Channel TV

Anti’s add weight to lead shot ban pressure

Fieldsports News

Feb 24, 2021

The Telegraph

Almost all pheasants sold in the UK contains toxic lead, study finds

Helena Horton

Feb 24, 2021

Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust Blog

Lead shot – where are we now

GWCT

Feb 26, 2021

Countryside Alliance Blog

Phasing out lead shot – One year on

Tim Bonner

Feb 26, 2021

Shooting and Conservation

Moving away from lead – one year in

BASC

March/April, 2021

Shooting and Conservation

A 2 ½ inch solution

Bill Harriman

March/April, 2021

Shooting and Conservation

Humble pie – without lead shot

Peter Harris

March/April 2021

Shooting and Conservation

In Focus: Shooting after Brexit, part 2

Conor O’Gorman

March/April, 2021

Guns of Pegs Blog

20:20 vision – two new 20 bore shells from Eley

George Browne

March 2, 2021

GWCT Blog

Lead ammunition survey – what you’ve told us so far

Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

March 18, 2021

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