Young Shots News

Jack Depledge one of BASC’s first Young Shot Ambassadors

Fifteen-year-old Jack Depledge from North Yorkshire became one of BASC’s first Young Shot Ambassadors earlier this year. He got into shooting through his dad who was a member of a DIY syndicate near Gargrave. He started beating at six years old, and shooting at seven. He loves every aspect of


Harvey Whites first pheasant

Pictured here is Harvey White, a member of the Young Shots. He is the 4th generation of shooters in the White family. The photograph was taken by his very proud father, Michael, at Rothbury. Well done Harvey and we hope that the family tradition will continue thanks to you!


Caitlin Moorcroft and Daisy the Sprocker

It is not very common to see pictures of girls here, so each received is very special to us. We are delighted to see Caitlin Moorcroft and Daisy the Sprocker with their impressive hare- they must make a great team! We hope Caitlin will be an inspiration to other girls


BASC Young Shot Alex Dalby

BASC Young Shot Alex Dalby received a great thirteenth birthday present in November. He had a wonderful time on his very first shoot near his Rutland home, bagging a hen and then a cock pheasant on the first two drives. Alex took them home, dressed them and made a delicious


Youngsters to get a taste of the countryside at Dorset event

Young people will experience a variety of countryside activities such as fly fishing, gundog training and clay shooting lessons at an action-packed event in the South West. The Introduction to Country Sports event will be held near Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 22nd June and has been organised by the British Association


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