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Sporting Gun Nov-2018

Sporting Gun is the leading monthly magazine for clay, game and rough shooters. With editorial offices in the Lincolnshire countryside, it can justifiably claim to be at the heart of the shooting community. Monthly features range from gundog training to pigeon shooting, game shooting to wildfowling – along with sound, practical, advice on equipment and techniques to help the beginner, intermediate or experienced shot get more enjoyment from their sport. Sporting Gun is a must for anyone who invests time in and money on their shooting.

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farm friendly

Huge bags are no match for quality-birds, humour and a friendly atmosphere, found Richard Faulks when he spent a day with the small syndicate at North Luffenham Shoot in Rutland. Bob Sewell and his son, John, have fashioned their farm into a nine-drive odyssey in the River Chater Valley, where having your leg pulled is almost as important as getting your eye in. Dave Harrison, pictured, was one of the small team of Guns invited to the day. Find out more on Page 16 ■…

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there has always been a special bond between working dogs and their owners.

(ALAMY, LESLEY DONALD) Former editor-at-large Robin Scott explores this in his article on page 114, where he wonders if our faithful hounds greet us when we pass on. To be honest, I am hoping to meet The Almighty or St Peter when the time comes, but I suppose my dogs might be less judgemental. Nevertheless, Robin’s piece is thought-provoking and, as always, we welcome your comments.Another provocative article is David Turner’s exploration of which choke and cartridge combination works best for different types of shooting. Most of us go through a phase in our shooting careers where we obsess about chokes and shot load, thinking that there is a magic formula for a certain target or quarry species. However, David busts a few myths and helps us focus on what…

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snapshots

BASC described the ban on e-collars as “disproportionate” Shock collars banned in England The Government has announced its intention to make illegal the use of electric shock training collars for dogs and cats in England, despite Defra secretary Michael Gove indicating earlier this year that he thought there was insufficient evidence for a ban.In what critics have described as a U-turn, Mr Gove has now stated that: “We are a nation of animal lovers and the use of punitive shock collars causes harm and suffering to our pets. This ban will improve the welfare of animals and I urge pet owners to instead use positive reward training methods.”The ban will not, however, extend to containment fence systems. BASC’s head of game and deer management, Glynn Evans,…

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events

6-7 October Autumn Show & Game Fair South of England Show Ground Ardingly, West Sussex www.seas.org.uk/autumn-show 7 October Game Meat Hygiene Course Norbury Village Hall Norbury Shropshire www.nationalgamekeepers.org.uk/events 12 October BASC Ladies Duck Flighting Bagots Park Abbots Bromley Staffordshire www.basc.org.uk/events/ladies-duck-flighting/ 22 October GWCT Young Shots Day Cambridgeshire www.gwct.org.uk/events/calendar/2018/october/young-shots-daycambridgeshire/ 28 October Aintree Countryside Day 2018 Ormskirk Road Liverpool Merseyside aintree.thejockeyclub.co.uk/ 1 November 2018 Farmer Cluster Conference The Birmingham & Midland Institute Birmingham www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/2018-farmercluster-conference-tickets-47844929472 ■…

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news in brief

Rural Oscars open Nominations for the 2019 Countryside Alliance Awards — also known as the “Rural Oscars” — are now being accepted. The annual awards celebrate the best of British food, farming, enterprise and heritage, with businesses able to enter a variety of categories. Nominations will close on 9 December 2018, with regional champions announced in May next year. Visit www.countryside-alliance.org/campaigns/caawards/ to make a nomination. The previous record for a ringed eagle was 32 years in Sweden World’s oldest ringed eagle dead The remains of a golden eagle ringed in 1985 have been discovered near Loch Assynt in Sutherland. The bird was ringed as a chick, which made it 33 years old at the time of its death — and the world’s oldest ringed golden…

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passion for shooting

Ryan Emmett (left) and Tony Stone, co-directors of Emmett & Stone, which they started in 2011 When and why did you open the store? We opened the store in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire, in December 2011 after seeing a few local dealers retire, sell their premises, or close due to ill health. Shooting was a life-long passion for my friend Ryan and I, so we decided to try and turn our passion into a business. What is your role at Emmett & Stone? I am a co-director with Ryan Emmett. However, as with any small business, we do most of it with the help of our small team. What can our readers expect from Emmett & Stone? We offer honest and accurate expert advice along with a large…

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