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Is a custom gun stock worth it?

When tinkering with the factory stock wasn’t enough, Becky McKenzie decided to bite the bullet and go for a full custom job I have had a few custom stocks made for me over the 14 years or so that I’ve been

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Steel shot for clay shooting – is it the future?

Steel shot may be the future for game shooters, but does it have a place in clay shooting? James Simon investigates. In 2017 a 91-year-old national treasure showed us images of albatross chicks eating a diet of plastic. A year

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A grand shoot with Mitchell Brooker-Smith

We look back as Mitchell Brooker-Smith headed up to East Yorkshire to compete in the British Shooting Grand Festival Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of September marked the final competition of the 2020 season, the British Shooting Grand Festival held

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Looking ahead to clay shooting in 2021

Jasper Fellows looks ahead to some of the top clay shooting events and competitions of 2021. It’s fair to say 2020 was a bit of a wash out. Despite our best intentions many competitions, from the mighty Olympic games to

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How does a shooting ground get registered?

The CPSA’s Richard Worthington explains what it takes for a shooting ground to get ‘registered‘. A ground must be rated as ‘CPSA Registered’ to host CPSA Registered shoots, but what does it take for a ground to earn this status,

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CPSA Coach of the Year Lee Wilcoxson interview

CPSA Coach of the Year and DTL shooter Lee Wilcoxson discusses his career and inspirations with Jasper Fellows While most of us are slowly pushing our scores up at the local Sunday registered, Lee Willcoxson is shooting DTL for England.

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James Simon reports on Peter Chester’s victory at the World Skeet Masters

After a long gap from shooting, Peter Chester burst back onto the scene, winning the World Skeet Masters, reports James Simon This year has marked a remarkable come-back for Peter Chester. After more than a decade away from shooting, he has

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The importance of movement in shooting with Dr Matt Zanis

Rhys Plum learns about the importance of movement in shooting from Dr Matt Zanis In previous articles I have dived deep into different aspects of shooting and how the experts suggest we can improve our performance. Speaking with some of the

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Best affordable Sporter shotguns

A taste of Champagne for Prosecco money? We look at the best affordable Sporter shotguns below £3,999 Sporting shotguns or ‘Sporters’ are, as the names suggest, developed to shoot Sporting clays. They are by far the most popular guns in

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The Seated Gun: Interview

Jean-Paul Gaudin introduces Jasper Fellows to The Seated Gun and explains how he plans to make shooting accessible to all. Imagine lying in a hospital bed and being told you’ve had a terrible accident and may never walk again. Where

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