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UPDATE: IWA OutdoorClassics 2020 is POSTPONED

The latest updates to the news that IWA 2020 has been postponed due to the coronavirus (CORVID-19). Exhibitors are being informed that “NürnbergMesse has decided to postpone IWA OutdoorClassics 2020 from the planned date of 6-9 March 2020 to a

Shooting organisations join forces to call for five-year phase-out of lead shot

Nine rural organisations have issued a joint statement calling for all shooters to phase out their use of lead shot for live-quarry shooting by 2025, as well as single-use plastics in cartridges.

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The Shooting Show – a British Shooting Show 2020 special

In our first ever 100% show special episode, we report back from three packed days at the British Shooting Show, including sniffing out the newest product launches, chatting to the great and the good of the shooting industry on the

Coaching

Mike Yardley’s positive shooting

Mike Yardley explains how he developed his successful Positive Shooting method and how you can put it into practice. Some 35 years ago, I decided I wanted to be a shooting instructor. I had already been shooting since I was

Eyes and ears

Jasper Fellows helps to keep your senses intact by breaking down the basics of protective equipment. When most people think of gun safety, they think of the damage that can be done to anyone unfortunate enough to be stood at the

Ask the experts

Let us know if you have any questions – we have the experts to answer them. Thinking ahead Q: I don’t plan on needing this advice for a while yet, but the question arose in conversation and I didn’t know

Ask the experts

It’s time for the Clay Shooting Magazine Q & A, so let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them! Fiber Tip Q: One of the shooting grounds I am hoping to visit insists

Features

German influence on clay gun design

Andy Powell looks at the influence of German gunmakers on clay shooting gun design. Shooting out on the clay circuits and working in one of the busiest gun rooms and shooting grounds in the UK, I can’t help noticing the

Georgina Roberts is trying to get young people shooting

Shooting is a very inclusive sport. It can be enjoyed competitively or as a bit of family fun. In order for shooting to grow and develop, we need to work to encourage and support the next generation of shooters and

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BASC fights back against online defamation

Social media – we are using it more and more, but increasingly we are seeing frankly nasty things being posted, sometimes with devastating effects

Events

Mitchell Brooker-Smith’s Olympic Skeet win

Mitchell Brooker-Smith blows away the Christmas cobwebs with an Olympic clay shooting Skeet win at South Wales 2000. What better way to celebrate the festive season than South Wales 2000’s Olympic Skeet team Christmas shoot! I’ve been extremely busy these

Para trap at World Championships

Nicola Heron reports from the Fedecat Trap 5 in Spain, where Para Trap combined with a World Championship for the first time. The fifth Fedecat Trap 5 World Championship saw a Para Trap category at a world championship for the first

Best of British

The country’s top Skeet and Trap shooters gathered for the British Shooting Grand Final 2019. Anita North reports The last weekend of September saw Olympic Trap and Skeet shooters gather at Fauxdegla Shooting Ground for this year’s British Shooting Shotgun

Tough at the top

Team GB’s shooters put in a strong performance at a challenging World Cup in Finland, but medals eluded them, reports Anita North The last World Cup this year took place in Lahti, Finland, in August. It was interesting to watch

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