At the end of each shooting season it is traditional that roles are reversed and Beaters and Pickers Up enjoy a days shooting while with the resident Guns do the beating for them.
Beaters Days are great fun days and an important way for the shoot management and Guns to say thank you to their hard working helpers who turn our regularly through rain, wind and sometimes snow.
Has anyone ever shot on a more dramatic part of the UK. I would very much like to see the photos if you have. Mulgrave – definitely one for the “Bucket List”.
An excellent video describing the technical function of the very popular Browning B725.
Browning and Beretta remain two of the most popular mass produced firearms in the world. Browning has a loyal following amongst UK shotgun and centre fire rifle shooters.
10 excellent tips from ex-UK shooting coach Ian Coley on how to prepare for a day’s driven partridge shooting.
A tough day on Farndale moor shooting driven grouse – the creme de la creme of game birds.
The Silver Pigeon 1 is Beretta’s very popular, very reliable, entry level shotgun. Because of its reliability, relatively low purchase price and excellent shooting characteristics it is the choice shotgun of shooting schools.
The 12 bore is the standard workhorse of the range and in its many variations of chokes and barrel lengths is excellent value for money as a versatile field and clay gun.
The 20 bore is an ideal gun for those high volume shooting driven sim days and for rough and walked up shooting. It is lighter and very pointable. I have come to like mine so much I am now using it in preference to my 20 bore Silver Pigeon III on most driven shooting days.
Beretta uses cutting edge technology in manufacturing all its firearms supervised by people with a passion for flair and perfection.
Shooters from around the globe have been honing the skills in readiness for the 2016 Olympics in Rio late this year. Many of them shoot Beretta and have done well.
We wish all competitors the very best of luck in the pursuit of Olympic success.
Wood pigeons cause an enormous amount of damage to UK cropping and cost the agricultural industry millions of pounds each year.
Pigeons are a wily quarry with keen eyesight and therefore artificial and natural camouflage are essential to conceal the Guns and dogs while they lay in wait.
Correctly deploying a variety of mobile and static decoys is also fundamental to drawing the birds into gun range.
Pigeon shooting over decoys is a challenging and not overly expensive sport. A wonderful way to spend a day sitting out in the field.