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Dartford Shooters take the cake

Five English Skeet shooters are believed to have made history at Dartford Shooting Ground as the first squad ever to shoot a perfect 100-straight each. Gary Cooke , Martyn Fleming, Andy Parsons, Steve Leppington and Martin Brister were the last

BSYS round-up

In case you missed any of our coverage, here is the final round-up of the British Schools and Young Shots Championship. Josh Bennion shot a perfect 50-straight to lift the High Gun trophy at Clay Shooting’s prestigious British Schools &

Medals galore for GB Helice team in Africa

The GB Helice team had one of their most successful trips ever, competing in the Helice African Championships in Cairo and coming back with a massive haul of medals and trophies.  The President’s Cup was the first event of the

New world records set at the ISSF World Cup in Acapulco

Anita North saw shooters flying high in Acapulco, where world records were being smashed almost as fast as the clays. The first ISSF Shotgun World Cup took place in Acapulco, Mexico, in March. This was the first ISSF event this

Coaching

Tips from former Clay Shooting Classic winner Ben Husthwaite

It may seem intimidating for the newcomer, but give FITASAC Sporting a go and you could easily find yourself hooked Ben Husthwaite has some tips to get you started 2019 welcomes the world FITASC to the UK and to the

Ask the experts

Let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them Should I carry my certificate? Q: I noticed recently that some shooting friends of mine carry their shotgun certificate in a shooting bag so it’s

Q and A

Let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them Worry over licence renewal Q: I am a keen clay shooter in my late 50s. My shotgun certificate is due for renewal soon and I

The importance of listening to your body

It’s easy to think that injuries are something you can just ignore, but Jason Doyle finds out the hard way that you should listen to your body This month’s article almost didn’t happen due to a niggling and persistent neck

Features

The man behind the ShotKam

James Marchington talks to inventor, businessman and lifelong shooter David Stewart Imagine you’re teaching your young son’s friends to shoot, and want to explain the concept of forward allowance. What you really need is a video camera fixed to the

Richard Atkins on over-boring and fibre wads

Richard Atkins says you should think carefully before using fibre wad shells in an over-bored gun The recent public move against all things plastic has motivated some, no doubt well intentioned, folk to begin banning plastic wads at their shooting

Starting gun

Jonathan McGee is embarking on an exciting new journey with Ben Husthwaite as his capable guide. He tells us how his dreams came true. My clay shooting story started 21 years ago, at the age of 13, when I was

Finding the right first shotgun

It’s important not to rush into things when it comes to your first shotgun. Ben Cartwright recalls his quest for true love. In 2017-18 there were 9,696 shotgun licences issued by the Police. One of them was mine. Having secured

Events

A look ahead to the Clay Shooting Classic

With less than a month to go until the Clay Shooting Classic kicks off, we take a closer look at the plans for the course. The clock is ticking – the Classic kicks off on 28 May, with the Fitasc

Sporting Chance

Shoot quality targets in a brand new location at the 5th ICTSF World English Sporting Championships at the Devenish Lands at Dowth, Ireland The clay season has arrived, and it brings with it an air of anticipation and excitement for

Bennion Bags British Schools and Young Shots High Gun

The next generation of shooting was on show at the British Schools and Young Shots Championship on Saturday – and Josh Bennion was crowned the overall High Gun. Smashing a full set of 50 clays on the Red course at

A look ahead to the British Schools and Young Shots Championship

With the British Schools & Young Shots Championship just a few days away, we can unveil an exclusive prize and membership bundle for the High Gun, as well as guns to be won from Webley and Armsan In less than

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