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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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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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The Open that almost never was…

Outsider Dave Ferriman lifted the coveted British Open trophy at the Championship that almost never happened. James Marchington reports Dave Ferriman, the 25-year-old gunroom manager at the popular Sporting Targets shooting ground in Bedfordshire, is the new British Open English

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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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Best 24g clay cartridges according to CPSA Coach Simon Arbuckle

CPSA Coach Simon Arbuckle tells us to lighten up – most of us would be better off shooting 24g cartridges he argues, so here are his top picks for best 24g clay cartridges Simon was introduced to clay shooting by

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Best Christmas gift ideas for clay shooters

T’was the month before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring, apart from your mouse as you desperately search for the perfect gift before the 25th. Relax, we’ve got you covered with enough gift ideas to

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CPSA lockdown update

CPSA CEO Iain Parker and Chairman John Martin have released a statement following the month-long national lockdown in England. Read the statement in full below: “In advance of the forthcoming national lockdown, with shooting venues ordered to close by the

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Paul Chaplow awarded BEM

Multiple DTL champion Paul Chaplow, of Norton in Yorkshire, has been awarded the British Empire Medal for ‘services to Clay Pigeon Shooting’ in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this year. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the award will be presented to

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