News

Clay Shooting 160 – the final issue on sale now

The final edition of Clay Shooting Magazine is on sale NOW Clay Shooting Magazine editor James Marchington comments on the final edition of the magazine: This issue marks the end of an era, both for me and for this magazine.

Great British Shooting Awards 2021: all the winners revealed

It’s time to recognise the excellence and talent within the fieldsports industry It’s been a tough year for everyone and so it has never been so important to stop and acknowledge the companies and individuals who make the UK fieldsports

Countdown to the Classic: Dan Martin of Orston Shooting Ground interview

It’s one of the highlights of the Sporting calendar, and Orston’s Dan Martin is planning something really special for 28-30 May 2021. Last year was a difficult and frustrating one for Orston Shooting Ground’s Dan Martin. He was excited about

Clay Shooting Magazine to merge with Sporting Gun

Shooting and fieldsports enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that their favourite magazines will be offering even better value for money. In a move to strengthen the brands and simplify its offering, Clay Shooting magazine’s claybusting content will be integrated into

Coaching

Raise your game with former Clay Shooting Classic winner Mark Winser

As the 2021 Clay Shooting Classic gets closer, we’re looking back at the best tips and advice from a former three-time winner, Mark Winser.  The Clay Shooting Classic is less than two months away. For all the latest info, just

Tips from former Clay Shooting Classic winner Ben Husthwaite

As we continue on our countdown to the 2021 Clay Shooting Classic, we’re going back into the archives for some tips from former winner Ben Husthwaite. The Clay Shooting Classic is firmly established as one of the highlights of the

Getting into clay shooting

Clay shooting is loads of fun and a great way to make new friends. So, find yourself a good instructor and make sure that your first go is safe and enjoyable. Why are more and more people, regardless of their age,

Road to the Classic 2021: How to get sponsored in clay shooting

Want to get to the Classic? This is where you start as we continue on our journey of what it takes to become a clay shooter. This time, we discuss landing your first sponsor, which as a clay shooter can

Features

Encouraging more women to get into clay shooting

Jasper Fellows discovers how Mhairi-Ann Troup aims to bring more women into the sport she loves. Ami Hedgecock, Lucy Hall, Ellie Seward; the current crop of up-and-coming women’s talent is perhaps unrivalled in the history of the sport.  We are

Determination in clay shooting

Young shot Philippa Stroud won’t let anything stand in the way of her shooting ambitions, as Jasper Fellows discovers The future of our sport is in the hands of the young shots. From the business minded James Bradley-Day to Olympic

Best trap shotguns 2021

Paul Henderson, Gunroom Manager at Bywell Shooting Ground, explains what to look for when buying a Trap gun, and selects some likely candidates. As I always say, there are only two cast-iron rules to follow when you are shooting –

Skeet Shooter Amber Hill talks about the Olympics

Rhys Plum talks to Team GB Olympic Skeet shooter Amber Hill as she looks ahead to the Tokyo Olympics “I’m just a girl that likes guns,” says Amber Hill. Well, this girl certainly knows how to use one. Amber’s achievements are

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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