A game shooter with gundogs

The art of picking up

The value of a well-oiled picking-up team can’t really be overstated. After all, accounting for every bird shot should always be the end goal.

A spaniel walking down a country lane

Hard-earned rewards

Rough shooting can mean different things to different people. But what qualities define an exemplary rough shooter?

150,000 advocates

Gareth Dockerty considers the opportunities presented by attending events where the value of face-to-face interaction is often questioned.

Rough and rewarding

Shooting should be about quality rather than quantity, says Sir Johnny Scott. This article first appeared in the latest issue of Shooting and Conservation.