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  • Lead shot
    by The Field on 24/02/2020 at 14:56

    The leading shooting and rural organisations have issued a joint statement calling for a move away from lead shotThe leading shooting and rural organisations have issued a joint statement.The major […]

  • Lead shot: answers to the most frequently asked...
    by The Field on 24/02/2020 at 14:54

    The leading shooting and rural organisations have issued a joint statement calling for a move away from lead shot. Here are their answers to the most frequently asked questionsThe leading shooting […]

  • Guide to shotgun choke. Everything you need to...
    by Michael Yardley on 24/02/2020 at 07:40

    Shotgun choke can make all the difference to your shooting, so it's well worth following The Field's definitive guide. Learn exactly what shotgun choke is, what it does, how it affects your shooting […]

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  • Phasing out of lead shot - Q&As
    on 24/02/2020 at 09:47

    Are you worried about the recent announcement that our rural organisations wish to phase out lead shot? Here are some FAQs that should answer some of your most pressing questions

  • Shooting and rural organisations announce plans...
    on 24/02/2020 at 09:22

    Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years

  • Take the Churchill Challenge - £10K prize pot!!!
    on 21/02/2020 at 10:34

    You have until March 31st to enter the awesome Churchill Challenge and be in with a chance to get your hands on some of the £10,000 prize pot!

  • 21 guns - what would our tester choose for his...
    on 28/01/2020 at 10:56

    What would our esteemed gun tester choose for his own cabinet? Mike Yardley reveals 21 shotguns and rifles that would take pride of place in his fantasy gun saf

  • BERETTA A400 XTREME PLUS - test & review
    on 23/01/2020 at 11:35

    The Beretta A400 Xtreme in Bottomland camo is perfect for those wanting a gun that will do service on both wildfowl and clays, writes Mike Yardley

  • How to: prepare your gun for the game season
    on 12/12/2019 at 13:37

    Have you left it ‘til the last minute to get your gun serviced for the season? Fear not! Jonny from The Gun Shop has some tips on what to look out for and consider

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